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Daily Mail
Planets spotted forming around tiny ancient starsthem the oldest objects surrounded by active disk systems ever found. Research
Planets spotted forming around tiny ancient stars
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
them the oldest objects surrounded by active disk systems ever found. Researchers from the University of Montreal and the Carnegie Institution of Washington found four low-mass objects surrounded by disks. Three of these are small, between 13 and... Read more
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CNET
New spectroscopic images of Mercury are a rainbow of colourNASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Carnegie Institution o
New spectroscopic images of Mercury are a rainbow of colour
CNET / Posted 3 days ago
NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Carnegie Institution of Washington New images of Mercury show the planet as we've never seen it before: in a psychedelic profusion of colours. The images don't show how Mercury looks in the... Read more
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CNET
Messenger probe eases into hellish Mercury's orbitthey're really dress rehearsals for what this mission was designed to do," said
Messenger probe eases into hellish Mercury's orbit
CNET / Posted 3 days ago
they're really dress rehearsals for what this mission was designed to do," said principal investigator Sean Solomon of the Carnegie Institution in Washington. "All along, we have been aiming to be the first spacecraft to orbit Mercury and to take... Read more
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CNET
Wee Mercury is getting even smallerNASA/JHUAPL/Carnegie Institution of Washington/USGS/Arizona State University E
Wee Mercury is getting even smaller
CNET / Posted 3 days ago
NASA/JHUAPL/Carnegie Institution of Washington/USGS/Arizona State University Europa may be getting all the attention today, but Mercury has some pretty exciting news too: According to data collected by NASA's MErcury Surface, Space ENvironment,... Read more
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PhysOrg
National Academy of Sciences members warn against opting out of Paris Agreementscientists keep coming together on?A: The idea for the letter came from Ray Wey
National Academy of Sciences members warn against opting out of Paris Agreement
PhysOrg / Posted 8 days ago
scientists keep coming together on?A: The idea for the letter came from Ray Weymann, a climate scientist emeritus at the Carnegie Institution for Science, one of the four organizing co-authors. The many scientists who work on climate were very... Read more
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The Mercury News
Scientists tell Donald Trump: Climate change is realis an urgent need for NAS members to enter this arena,” said Santer. MIT’s Eman
Scientists tell Donald Trump: Climate change is real
The Mercury News / Posted 9 days ago
is an urgent need for NAS members to enter this arena,” said Santer. MIT’s Emanuel and Ray Weymann, a climate scientist at Carnegie Institution for Science in Cambridge, joined him in the four-month letter-writing effort. In 1995, Santer was the... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
IPS Marks 40th Anniversary of Letelier-Moffitt AssassinationWorkers Alliance. IPS board member Danny Glover will provide special remarks. T
IPS Marks 40th Anniversary of Letelier-Moffitt Assassination
CommonDreams.org / Posted 10 days ago
Workers Alliance. IPS board member Danny Glover will provide special remarks. The awards program will be held at the Carnegie Institution for Science, 1530 P. Street NW with a 5:30 pm reception and 7:00 pm program. “Over the past 40 years,... Read more
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Business Insider
Scientists found 63 ancient cosmic objects that could shine a light on 'one of the greatest mysteries in astronomy'and structures in the universe is one of the greatest mysteries in astronomy,”
Scientists found 63 ancient cosmic objects that could shine a light on 'one of the greatest mysteries in astronomy'
Business Insider / Posted 15 days ago
and structures in the universe is one of the greatest mysteries in astronomy,” Eduardo Bañados, a research fellow at the Carnegie Institution, said in a statement. Now, a team of scientists at the Carnegie led by Bañados have discovered a slew... Read more
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Newsmax
63 Quasars, Each Billions of Years Old, Discovered by Astronomersquasars, the largest number reported in a single scientific study. A survey, l
63 Quasars, Each Billions of Years Old, Discovered by Astronomers
Newsmax / Posted 15 days ago
quasars, the largest number reported in a single scientific study. A survey, led by Eduardo Bañados, an astronomer at the Carnegie Institution for Science, shows a number that almost “doubles the number of known quasars in the early universe,” UPI... Read more
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PhysOrg
Why money is an impoverished metric of generosityassessed in terms of their monetary value. For example, in the early 20th cent
Why money is an impoverished metric of generosity
PhysOrg / Posted 21 days ago
assessed in terms of their monetary value. For example, in the early 20th century, both the Rockefeller Foundation and the Carnegie Institution gave large amounts of money to fund eugenics programs designed to improve the genetic quality of the... Read more
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PhysOrg
Warmer, wetter climate would impair California grasslands, 17-year experiment findsexamination of 17 years of experimental data from the preserve is helping scien
Warmer, wetter climate would impair California grasslands, 17-year experiment finds
PhysOrg / Posted 24 days ago
examination of 17 years of experimental data from the preserve is helping scientists from Rice University, Stanford and the Carnegie Institution for Science better understand how ecosystems will respond to climate change. Credit: Daniel J.... Read more
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SKY News
Twin Stars Orbited By Giant Planets Discoveredthat is 2.5 times the mass of Jupiter. Finding such huge planets is extremely r
Twin Stars Orbited By Giant Planets Discovered
SKY News / Posted 28 days ago
that is 2.5 times the mass of Jupiter. Finding such huge planets is extremely rare. Dr Johanna Teske, an astronomer at the Carnegie Institution for Science in Washington DC, said: "We are trying to figure out if giant planets like Jupiter often... Read more
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International Business Times
Planet 9 could be harbinger of destruction for Solar System's gas giants when Sun diesplanet sitting right at the edge of the Solar System, but evidence has been lac
Planet 9 could be harbinger of destruction for Solar System's gas giants when Sun dies
International Business Times / Posted 29 days ago
planet sitting right at the edge of the Solar System, but evidence has been lacking. In January, however, researchers from Carnegie Institution for Science announced the discovery of a group of objects with unusual orbits – the presence of a... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Quest for Planet Nine turns up ‘extreme objects’ on edge of solar systemthrough a straw at the sky for very rare objects,” said Scott Sheppard, extreme
Quest for Planet Nine turns up ‘extreme objects’ on edge of solar system
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 30 days ago
through a straw at the sky for very rare objects,” said Scott Sheppard, extreme object researcher and astronomer at the Carnegie Institution for Science. But that all changed in 2012. “We went from being able to cover something like a full moon... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
NASA's new find: Most distant galaxy cluster ever discoveredfound far beyond Neptune hold the key to unlocking our solar system’s origins a
NASA's new find: Most distant galaxy cluster ever discovered
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 30 days ago
found far beyond Neptune hold the key to unlocking our solar system’s origins and evolution,” said Scott Sheppard of the Carnegie Institution for Science, who led the research, which also appears in the the Astronomical Journal. “Though we... Read more
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USA Today
Far out: Most distant galaxy cluster discoveredfound far beyond Neptune hold the key to unlocking our solar system’s origins a
Far out: Most distant galaxy cluster discovered
USA Today / Posted 30 days ago
found far beyond Neptune hold the key to unlocking our solar system’s origins and evolution,” said Scott Sheppard of the Carnegie Institution for Science, who led the research, which also appears in the the Astronomical Journal. “Though we... Read more
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Daily Mail
Hunt for Planet Nine reveals solar system's most distant objectlarger than Earth and orbiting up to five times further from the sun than Pluto
Hunt for Planet Nine reveals solar system's most distant object
Daily Mail / Posted 30 days ago
larger than Earth and orbiting up to five times further from the sun than Pluto. Dr Scott Sheppard, an astronomer at the Carnegie Institution for Science in Washington DC, said the new discoveries were helping them to unravel some of the history... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Jackpot: Scientists find Earth-like planet at star next doora giant flashing neon sign on the nearest star saying: See this right here,” sa
Jackpot: Scientists find Earth-like planet at star next door
WWLP Springfield / Posted 1 months ago
a giant flashing neon sign on the nearest star saying: See this right here,” said study co-author R. Paul Butler of the Carnegie Institution for Science. It would take more than eight years for an energy pulse or radio signal traveling at the... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
You wouldn't be a happy camper if you relocated to Proxima Centauri's planetwe know about the atmosphere of a planet, any discussion about life if pure spe
You wouldn't be a happy camper if you relocated to Proxima Centauri's planet
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 1 months ago
we know about the atmosphere of a planet, any discussion about life if pure speculation," Paul Butler, a Carnegie Institution astronomer who is part of the team that made the new discovery, told me by email. No one knows how life... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Jackpot: Scientists find Earth-like planet at star next doora giant flashing neon sign on the nearest star saying: See this right here," sa
Jackpot: Scientists find Earth-like planet at star next door
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 1 months ago
a giant flashing neon sign on the nearest star saying: See this right here," said study co-author R. Paul Butler of the Carnegie Institution for Science. It would take more than eight years for an energy pulse or radio signal traveling at the... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
Jackpot: Scientists Find Earth-Like Planet At Star Next Doora giant flashing neon sign on the nearest star saying: See this right here,” sa
Jackpot: Scientists Find Earth-Like Planet At Star Next Door
CBS Baltimore / Posted 1 months ago
a giant flashing neon sign on the nearest star saying: See this right here,” said study co-author R. Paul Butler of the Carnegie Institution for Science. It would take more than eight years for an energy pulse or radio signal traveling at the... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Scientists Find Earth-Like Planet Orbiting Nearby Stara giant flashing neon sign on the nearest star saying: See this right here,” sa
Scientists Find Earth-Like Planet Orbiting Nearby Star
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 1 months ago
a giant flashing neon sign on the nearest star saying: See this right here,” said study co-author R. Paul Butler of the Carnegie Institution for Science. It would take more than eight years for an energy pulse or radio signal traveling at the... Read more
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