This new phase is called the second Kuiper Extended Mission, or KEM2.
The contract will support ICON’s development of its Olympus construction system.
The clouds were first seen on November 4, and astronomers at the Keck Observatory in Hawaii did follow-up observations on November 6.
Their outbursts are compared to burps, as the young stars feast on the material found in the surrounding clouds.
These early galaxies are smaller than our own, and may have started forming roughly 100 million years after the big bang.
As the temperature drops and winter approaches, take advantage of any clear skies this month to view the planets — with a hot chocolate nearby!
The full Oak Moon occults Mars during the second week of December, while Algol’s visual brightness dims and re-brightens.
A $43 million Canadian-built lunar rover will lift off for the Moon’s South Pole in 2026.
WASP-39 b has sulfur dioxide; sodium, potassium, water vapour, and carbon monoxide were also detected in the atmosphere.
Don’t miss out on all the action this week, particularly when it comes to our Moon and a select few planets!
Astronomers and NASA had their eye on 2022 WJ1, a small asteroid on a collision course with Earth.
NASA’s MAVEN observed two different types of ultraviolet aurorae simultaneously.
The Brockhouse Canada Prize is one of the top science honours in the country.