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The latest astronomy and space news from around the world. PLUS casual interviews with astronomers and other scientists seeking to understand the cosmos. All delivered in an easy-to-understand style with a dash of humor.Named Best Astronomy Podcast in the world by Starlust!… read more

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Pedro Bernardinelli on Comet UN271 and Alyssa Mills on Ganymede - The Cosmic Companion June 29, 2021

This week, we visit with Alyssa Mills. She is a graduate student at the University of Alabama, and we will talk about her work studying the largest moon in the Solar System – Ganymede.

We also talk with Pedro Bernardinelli, the astronomer who recently found the largest comet ever seen – and it is coming our way.

We also look in on the Hubble Space Telescope, which is still out of operation, following a computer failure. And, we learn details about Comet Bernardinelli-Bernstein before talking with the astronomer who first found this massive iceberg in space. Finally, we learn about a new study showing which nearby exoplanets are the most-likely places from which to find life on Earth, before we explore Jupiter's massive moon Ganymede with astronomer Alyssa Mills.

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