How does tracking distant stars and planets work?

Ask Kelly: Tracking Distant Stars and Planets Updated: 4:48 PM EST Feb 1, 2023 Hide text Show version Who can answer this. >> The JAMES WEBB SPACE TELESCOPE was launched on Christmas Day 2021. It is the most advanced space observatory of our modern era. It is currently in orbit around the Earth-Moon system. >> … Read more

Astronomers discover a second planet orbiting two stars

Planets orbiting binary stars are in a tough spot. They have to deal with the gravitational force of two separate stars. The formation of planets around a single star like our sun is relatively straightforward compared to what goes through circular planets. Until recently, astronomers weren’t sure they existed. Rarely do astronomers find binary stars … Read more

It is already difficult to block out the light of a single star to see its planets. But binary stars? Yikes

The discovery of exoplanets was groundbreaking science not so long ago. But now we’ve found more than 5,000 of them, and we expect to find them around almost every star. The next step is to fully describe these planets in hopes of finding planets that might support life. Filming them live will be part of … Read more

Leading music stars join the protest against the government’s plan to shut down the public broadcaster

About 200 prominent Israeli musicians have signed a petition against the government’s plans to shut down the Public Broadcasting Corporation, vowing to “fight to preserve democracy”. The performers — including stars such as Shlomo Artzi, Shalom Hanoch, Rita, Nint Tayeb and Ehud Banai — joined hundreds of top actors, directors and writers who protested earlier … Read more

Vinicius Jr.: The black soccer star’s effigy hangs from a bridge in Madrid

CNN – Spain’s National Police have opened an investigation “into a possible hate crime” following the execution of an effigy of Real Madrid star Vinicius Junior from a bridge in Madrid, the media office of the National Police for the Madrid Region told CNN on Thursday. In videos widely seen on social media, the doll … Read more

Jalen Hurts, Brock Purdy had an epic duel as college football stars in 2019

Sunday’s NFC Championship game wouldn’t be the first time Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts and San Francisco 49ers quarterback Brock Purdy have been out. In his second season with the Eagles, Hurts made his way to the University of Oklahoma for his final season in college football in 2019 after losing his starting job to … Read more

Jalen Hurts, Brock Purdy had an epic duel as college football stars in 2019

Sunday’s NFC Championship game wouldn’t be the first time Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts and San Francisco 49ers quarterback Brock Purdy have been out. In his second season with the Eagles, Hurts made his way to the University of Oklahoma for his final season in college football in 2019 after losing his starting job to … Read more

Analysis: Old-school Hollywood stars are having a moment, and it’s long overdue

A version of this story appeared in Pop Life Chronicles, CNN’s weekly entertainment newsletter. to get it in your inbox, Sign up for free here. CNN – Raise your hand if you’re late. (I raised my hands and feet.) Consider this week’s Pop Life a celebration of those who’ve found their groove — or a … Read more