Norm Thagard is about to become America's first Cosmonaut! What challenges will he encounter during his four months on the Russian space station Mir? And why are they bringing so much juice? http://thespaceabove.us #NASA1 #Mir 1/4
So excited to announce that "Bang!! The Complete Guide to the Universe" written by @[email protected], Sir Patrick Moore, @[email protected], & me😁
A re-write of their best seller, 15 years later, with new #Exoplanet discoveries and knowledge of over 9 billion years of history is out 28/10
Oh hello... native matrix: URI support in @[email protected] 90!!!
Gitter 21.28.0 deploying to production, https://gitlab.com/gitterHQ/webapp/-/pipelines/300590725
Now with the ability to start a DM conversation with a Matrix user! Hover over their avatar to bring up the user popover, then press the "Chat privately" button. 🗣
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With thanks to hrj (http://github.com/hrj/) for the original that it's based on, here's a quick feature chart that compares various WhatsApp alternatives:
STS-53 is here and with it we've got a secret satellite, a fictional hot tub, and a space shuttle full of dogs. I promise that sentence will make sense at the end of the episode. #STS53 1/9
Just wow. Here's the processed December 14 eclipse image showing the coronal mass ejection:
Today's fun hack has been visualising how PFSS solutions vary with height 🌞🧲
Originally planned for a two-year mission studying our Sun, the ESA/NASA Solar & Heliospheric Observatory, 'SOHO', will mark a quarter century of scientific discovery next week 👉https://www.esa.int/About_Us/ESA_Publications/ESA_Publications_Brochures/ESA_BR-328_SOHO #Soho25
Space Shuttle Endeavour is ready to fly and it's got quite a mission ahead of it. Record-breaking EVAs, satellite wrangling, orbiter rewiring.. this is one heck of a flight. #STS49 1/5
Made a gif of some of the images @[email protected] took of an auroral substorm over our barracks in Svalbard in 2011while we were studying the #AuroraBorealis in Svalbard
@[email protected] for our MPhys with @[email protected]
Here's a visualization of all the NOAA active regions on the Sun over the past solar cycle (SC24) and their evolution - the butterfly diagram (top) can clearly be seen 🌞 made via @[email protected] to query the HEK and visualized with @[email protected]
This week we are running an 'ask us anything' for the @[email protected]! If you have any burning questions about the code, have some new ideas to add to the project, or just fancy a chat be sure to say hi to our developers on 18 and 19 August!
Today, the sun shone as a Steam Train full of Members returned to the Rails.
We've been working on a Sphinx extension that lets you write Sphinx docs in 💯 markdown (incl. roles and directives).
We call it "MyST Markdown" (for "Markedly Structured Text").
Give it a shot, and please give feedback! https://myst-parser.readthedocs.io/en/latest/index.html
Scientific Python developer, Lead of sunpy.org, contributor to Astropy, works on DKIST. Enjoys hacking on Matrix, and games in most forms.
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