The Countdown

The Countdown

What’s happening in space, right now!

The Coldest Place in the Universe – The Countdown, Episode 34


More to explore:

ALMA Reveals Ghostly Shape of ‘Coldest Place in the Universe’ (National Radio Astronomy Observatory)

United Nations to Adopt Asteroid Defense Plan (Scientific American)

Earth's Water Likely Came from Very Early Asteroid Strikes (

Sun Continues to Emit Solar Flares (NASA)

Kepler Spacecraft Finds First-Known Tilted Solar System (Scientific American)

And visit the Royal Ontario Museum's YouTube channel to watch their whole video about the Tagish Lake Meteorite



Host/writer: Sophie Bushwick

Story advisors: Clara Moskowitz & Michael Moyer

Production assistant: Josh Krisch

Editor: Joss Fong

Producer: Eric R. Olson


The views expressed are those of the author and are not necessarily those of Scientific American.

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