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Collage of carvings on deer bones by Neanderthals from 51,000 years ago and image showing the formation and evolution of the first stars and galaxies in a virtual universe similar to our own. Posted by 360 on History

Podcast Episode 37 l Ancient Humans and Ancient Stars

We are talking about two things today, one from thousands of years ago and the other millions of years. First we talk about ancient carvings made by Neanderthals, and then about the age of the oldest ...

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On This Day: July 25, 1984 – Svetlana Savitskaya first woman to perform a spacewalk

On July 25, 1984, former Russian aviator and cosmonaut Svetlana Savitskaya become the first woman to fly to space twice and the first to perform a spacewalk. She was also the second woman in space aft...

Earth by Junocam October 2013 during gravity assist flyby. 360 on History

Amazing images of Earth by Juno spacecraft during its gravity assist fly

The Juno spacecraft has been orbiting Jupiter for almost five years (it launched from Kennedy Space Center in Florida on 5 August 2011.). Its aim to help us understand the solar system by increasing o...

First Ever 3D Map of the Boundaries Solar System’s Heliosphere

This is an absolutely fantastic piece of work! Scientists have used NASA’s Earth-orbiting Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX) satellite to construct a 3D map of the boundaries of the  helioshpere &#...

Valentina Tereshkova, First Woman in Space in her uniform 1969

Valentina Tereshkova – First Woman in Space

On June 16, 1963, Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova became the first woman to have flown in space on a solo mission on the Vostok 6. She orbited the Earth 48 times spent almost 3 days in space &am...

Final Image of Asteroid Bennu Captured by Spacecraft OSIRIS REx as it left on May 10, 2021. 360 on History

Podcast Episode 34 l Spacecraft OSIRIS REx Leaves Asteroid Bennu with Soil Samples

NASA's Spacecraft OSIRIS REx Leaves Asteroid Bennu with Soil Samples after orbiting it for two years. It collected them in October 2020 & is expected to drop them on Earth in 2023 before continuing to...

Images of the Milky Way and the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) are overlaid on a map of the surrounding galactic halo. The smaller structure is a wake created by the LMC’s motion through this region. The larger light-blue feature corresponds to a high density of stars observed in the northern hemisphere of our galaxy. Credits: NASA/ESA/JPL-Caltech/Conroy et. al. 2021

All Sky Map of Milky Way’s Halo l NASA l ESA l Galaxy

NASA & ESA have created an All Sky Map of Milky Way's Halo. Our Galaxy is orbited by dwarf galaxy Large Magellenic Cloud & has dark matter in outer edges. Look at this amazing image!

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Dance of Two Black Holes l Video

Video depicting the Dance of Two Black Holes. This visualization by NASA shows the two black holes orbiting each other and their warped accretion disks.

Voyager 2 image of Uranus in natural colour. Credit: NASA

Podcast Episode 33 l Uranus: A Planet Tilted And It’s Emitting X-rays

Podcast on Uranus a planet that is tilted sideways and a new study reveals that it is also emitting X-rays based on Chandra Telescope data.

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