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PhysOrg
Hubble survey unlocks clues to star birth in neighboring galaxyThis is a Hubble mosaic of 414 photographs of the M31, or the Andromeda galaxy.
Hubble survey unlocks clues to star birth in neighboring galaxy
PhysOrg / Posted 54 minutes ago
This is a Hubble mosaic of 414 photographs of the M31, or the Andromeda galaxy. On the bottom left is an enlargement of the boxed field (top) reveals myriad stars and numerous open star clusters as bright blue knots,spanning 4,400 light-years across.... Read more
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The Monroe Evening News
Monroe announces school bus schedulesMonroe Public Schools students will be picked up by district buses starting Tue
Monroe announces school bus schedules
The Monroe Evening News / Posted 5 hours ago
Monroe Public Schools students will be picked up by district buses starting Tuesday, the first day of classes. The district will provide transportation for students living more than one mile from their assigned schools. Parents and guardians are... Read more
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CNET
Tell Google you're feeling curious for fun factsAlong with its new sans-serif logo, Google has a new search trick up its sleeve
Tell Google you're feeling curious for fun facts
CNET / Posted 5 hours ago
Along with its new sans-serif logo, Google has a new search trick up its sleeve. Type in "I'm feeling curious" or simply "fun facts" and Google will hit you with a fact box with a random fact. Below the fact summary is a link to the source of the... Read more
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Newswise
Hubble Survey Unlocks Clues to Star Birth in Neighboring Galaxy Newswise — In a survey of NASA's Hubble Space Telescope images of 2,753 young
Hubble Survey Unlocks Clues to Star Birth in Neighboring Galaxy
Newswise / Posted 6 hours ago
Newswise — In a survey of NASA's Hubble Space Telescope images of 2,753 young, blue star clusters in the neighboring Andromeda galaxy (M31), astronomers have found that M31 and our own... Read more
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PhysOrg
The (possible) dwarf planet 2007 OR10An artist’s conception of 2007 OR10, nicknamed Snow White. Astronomers suspect
The (possible) dwarf planet 2007 OR10
PhysOrg / Posted 9 hours ago
An artist’s conception of 2007 OR10, nicknamed Snow White. Astronomers suspect that its rosy color is due to the presence of irradiated methane. Credit: NASA Over the course of the past decade, more and more objects have been discovered within the... Read more
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Business Standard India
Artist Jeremy Mayer's sculptures are vintage, yet sci-fiArtist Jeremy Mayer creates sculptures using old typewriters, giving the obsole
Artist Jeremy Mayer's sculptures are vintage, yet sci-fi
Business Standard India / Posted 10 hours ago
Artist Jeremy Mayer creates sculptures using old typewriters, giving the obsolete machines a sense of longevityArtist Jeremy Mayer creates sculptures using old typewriters, giving the obsolete... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Elburn’s Troubled Hubble to play 10-year reunion showThe band, which broke up in 2005, will perform a 10-year reunion show Saturday,
Elburn’s Troubled Hubble to play 10-year reunion show
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 12 hours ago
The band, which broke up in 2005, will perform a 10-year reunion show Saturday, Sept. 5, at Subterranean, 2011 W. North Ave., Chicago. Inspector Owl and Truman & His Trophy also are part of the bill. Kane County Chronicle reporter Eric Schelkopf... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Incredible 'cosmic butterfly of death' caught by Hubble telescopeCaptured on the Hubble Telescope, it shows the rare 'cosmic butterfly' formatio
Incredible 'cosmic butterfly of death' caught by Hubble telescope
Daily Mirror / Posted 12 hours ago
Captured on the Hubble Telescope, it shows the rare 'cosmic butterfly' formation that occurs when a star sheds its layers. Also known as the twin jet nebula, the butterlfy shape is created by two sun-like stars at the end of their lives. The... Read more
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The Advocate
Port Allen council members lukewarm about BonfestPORT ALLEN — The City Council on Wednesday debated but reached no real answer o
Port Allen council members lukewarm about Bonfest
The Advocate / Posted 21 hours ago
PORT ALLEN — The City Council on Wednesday debated but reached no real answer on whether the city will again this year host a Christmas-themed Bonfest. A majority of the council members support hosting the levee-side holiday event again in December,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Animation reveals the historic Pluto flyby in just 23 secondsRide shotgun with New Horizons! Stunning Nasa animation lets you travel with th
Animation reveals the historic Pluto flyby in just 23 seconds
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
Ride shotgun with New Horizons! Stunning Nasa animation lets you travel with the probe as it makes historic flyby of Pluto The animation, made with real images taken by New Horizons in July, begins with atmospheric glow of Pluto It ends with a view... Read more
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Charleston City Paper
Illuminations: Chamber Music Charleston Season Opening SpectacularLight up the night Chamber Music Charleston is kicking off their season with a
Illuminations: Chamber Music Charleston Season Opening Spectacular
Charleston City Paper / Posted yesterday
Light up the night Chamber Music Charleston is kicking off their season with a concert featuring actors, special lighting and imagery, and some guest musicians. Karen Kim, a violinist, and Andrew Armstrong, a pianist, will be joining the rest of the... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
'Make our roads safer too' - Manchester cyclists call for new London HGV law to be be rolled out hereCyclists in Manchester are calling for a new law which makes HGVs safer for peo
'Make our roads safer too' - Manchester cyclists call for new London HGV law to be be rolled out here
Manchester Evening News / Posted 2 days ago
Cyclists in Manchester are calling for a new law which makes HGVs safer for people on two wheels. The regulation has just been introduced - but in only in London. Operators of large HGVs who do not have side guards and extra mirrors to protect... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Manual for 'Worm' logo recalls NASA's change to sleeker use of spaceThe captivating title? “National Aeronautics and Space Administration Graphics
Manual for 'Worm' logo recalls NASA's change to sleeker use of space
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 days ago
The captivating title? “National Aeronautics and Space Administration Graphics Standards Manual.” It may not be a page turner, but among certain design and space aficionados, it is a cherished piece of history. A Kickstarter campaign begun on... Read more
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redOrbit
Kuiper Belt object chosen as next target for New HorizonsFollowing its successful mission to the Pluto system last month, NASA’s New Hor
Kuiper Belt object chosen as next target for New Horizons
redOrbit / Posted 3 days ago
Following its successful mission to the Pluto system last month, NASA’s New Horizons probe will now head to a small Kuiper Belt object (KBO) known as 2014 MU69, officials from the US space agency officially announced on Friday. 2014 MU69 is located... Read more
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ExtremeTech
NASA selects target for New Horizons’ Kuiper belt exploration CommentShare This article NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft made history a mont
NASA selects target for New Horizons’ Kuiper belt exploration
ExtremeTech / Posted 3 days ago
CommentShare This article NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft made history a month ago when it successfully completed its flyby of Pluto, but the plucky little probe isn’t done yet. It’s... Read more
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KFOX 14 El Paso
Double black hole is powering quasar, astronomers find(CNN) Single black holes are impressive enough, but astronomers using NASA's Hu
Double black hole is powering quasar, astronomers find
KFOX 14 El Paso / Posted 3 days ago
(CNN) Single black holes are impressive enough, but astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have discovered a galaxy being powered by a quasar that contains two of the time-space benders, "furiously whirling about each other," the space... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Double black hole is powering quasar, astronomers find(CNN) -- Single black holes are impressive enough, but astronomers using NASA's
Double black hole is powering quasar, astronomers find
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 3 days ago
(CNN) -- Single black holes are impressive enough, but astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have discovered a galaxy being powered by a quasar that contains two of the time-space benders, "furiously whirling about each other," the space... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Astronomers find a double black hole(CNN) — Single black holes are impressive enough, but astronomers using NASA’s
Astronomers find a double black hole
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 3 days ago
(CNN) — Single black holes are impressive enough, but astronomers using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope have discovered a galaxy being powered by a quasar that contains two of the time-space benders, “furiously whirling about each other,” the space... Read more
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EarthSky
Double black hole powers nearby quasarMoons orbit planets, planets orbit suns, little asteroids orbit each other, and
Double black hole powers nearby quasar
EarthSky / Posted 3 days ago
Moons orbit planets, planets orbit suns, little asteroids orbit each other, and mighty stars and galaxies orbit each other. So it’s not surprising that enigmatic black holes can orbit each other, too. Binary black holes may be the remnants of... Read more
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PhysOrg
The dwarf planet OrcusArtist’s impression of the Trans-Neptunian Object (TNO) 90482 Orcus. Credit: NA
The dwarf planet Orcus
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
Artist’s impression of the Trans-Neptunian Object (TNO) 90482 Orcus. Credit: NASA Since the early 2000s, more and more objects have been discovered in the outer solar system that resemble planets. However, until they are officially classified, the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Quasar powered by TWO monster black holes spotted in nearby galaxyQuasar powered by TWO monster black holes spotted: Whirling binary system revea
Quasar powered by TWO monster black holes spotted in nearby galaxy
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
Quasar powered by TWO monster black holes spotted: Whirling binary system reveals clues about how galaxies merge Markarian 231 (Mrk 231), the nearest galaxy to Earth that hosts a quasar It is powered by two black holes 'furiously whirling' around... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Apps make it fun to keep your eye on the skyEver look up at the sky and wonder what's up there? I happen to have a couple
Apps make it fun to keep your eye on the sky
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
Ever look up at the sky and wonder what's up there? I happen to have a couple of apps that can answer that question, and in some very cool ways. The first app is made to help you discover what's out there beyond the Earth's atmosphere. It's called... Read more
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CNET
NASA's New Horizons post-Pluto target is just a billion miles awayFor humans, a billion miles is almost unfathomable. We complain when we have to
NASA's New Horizons post-Pluto target is just a billion miles away
CNET / Posted 3 days ago
For humans, a billion miles is almost unfathomable. We complain when we have to drive 20 miles to get somewhere. For NASA's New Horizons spacecraft, a billion miles is a pleasant stroll, like visiting the in-laws in the next town over. The New... Read more
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The Register
NASA names New Horizons' next targetNASA has tentatively named the next target for its New Horizons' probe. Now th
NASA names New Horizons' next target
The Register / Posted 3 days ago
NASA has tentatively named the next target for its New Horizons' probe. Now that the probe has finished its Pluto fly-by – although, as NASA notes, it's still busily transmitting the bulk of the images and data it collected back to Earth – the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
The cosmic butterfly of death › News in Science (ABC Science) Site Navigation Ancient Worlds Energy & Tra
The cosmic butterfly of death
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
› News in Science (ABC Science) Site Navigation Ancient Worlds Energy & Transport Environment & Nature Health & Medical Innovation & Technology Latest News in Science News Analysis Science Features Nature... Read more
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redOrbit
Lonely supernova is exiled by black holesSupernovae typically occur within galaxies, where stars with the potential to e
Lonely supernova is exiled by black holes
redOrbit / Posted 4 days ago
Supernovae typically occur within galaxies, where stars with the potential to explode number in the billions. However, a supernova will occasionally take place in the space between galaxies. According to a new report in the journal Monthly Notices... Read more
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Denver Post
Boulder NCAR observatory marks 75 years of staring into the sunAt the genesis of the solar system, there was the sun. The founding of the Hig
Boulder NCAR observatory marks 75 years of staring into the sun
Denver Post / Posted 4 days ago
At the genesis of the solar system, there was the sun. The founding of the High Altitude Observatory at the National Center for Atmospheric Research didn't come until about 4,599,999,925 years later. Its anniversary being celebrated Monday through... Read more
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Colorado Daily
Boulder NCAR observatory marks 75 years of staring into the sunAt the genesis of the solar system, there was the sun. The founding of the Hig
Boulder NCAR observatory marks 75 years of staring into the sun
Colorado Daily / Posted 4 days ago
At the genesis of the solar system, there was the sun. The founding of the High Altitude Observatory at the National Center for Atmospheric Research didn't come until about 4,599,999,925 years later. Its anniversary being celebrated Monday through... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Boulder NCAR observatory marks 75 years of staring into the sunAt the genesis of the solar system, there was the sun. The founding of the Hig
Boulder NCAR observatory marks 75 years of staring into the sun
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 4 days ago
At the genesis of the solar system, there was the sun. The founding of the High Altitude Observatory at the National Center for Atmospheric Research didn't come until about 4,599,999,925 years later. Its anniversary being celebrated Monday through... Read more
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EarthSky
New Horizons’ potential next flyby targetNASA announced late in the day on Friday, August 28, 2015 that it has selected
New Horizons’ potential next flyby target
EarthSky / Posted 4 days ago
NASA announced late in the day on Friday, August 28, 2015 that it has selected a potential next destination for the rough and ready New Horizons spacecraft to visit. This is the craft that traveled 3 billion miles over 9 1/2 years to provide those... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
NASA reveals New Horizons' potential mission after PlutoNew Horizons has a new possible destination after its historic Pluto flyby this
NASA reveals New Horizons' potential mission after Pluto
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
New Horizons has a new possible destination after its historic Pluto flyby this past summer. A small Kuiper Belt object called 2014 MU69, almost a billion miles past Pluto. Scientist have been searching for a viable flyby object since 2011 using... Read more
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express
British woman winning the race to send tourists to space BRITISH woman who lived under a giant glass dome for two years is set to beat
British woman winning the race to send tourists to space
express / Posted 4 days ago
BRITISH woman who lived under a giant glass dome for two years is set to beat Sir Richard Branson in the race to be first to send tourists into space. Science pioneer Jane Poynter is set to... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Science and religion fight over Hawaii's highest pointMAUNA KEA, Hawaii (CNN) — Rising more than 6 miles from the seabed floor, Mauna
Science and religion fight over Hawaii's highest point
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 5 days ago
MAUNA KEA, Hawaii (CNN) — Rising more than 6 miles from the seabed floor, Mauna Kea is the tallest summit in the world. To native Hawaiians, the dormant volcano is the most sacred land in the entire Pacific. It is the point where the sky and earth... Read more
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The Register
Astroboffins clock TWO BLACK HOLES inside quasar-hosting galaxy nearest to EarthScientists have spotted two central black holes raging and skating around each
Astroboffins clock TWO BLACK HOLES inside quasar-hosting galaxy nearest to Earth
The Register / Posted 5 days ago
Scientists have spotted two central black holes raging and skating around each other in Markarian 231 (Mrk 231) – the nearest galaxy to Earth that hosts a quasar. The binary black hole could collide in just a few 100,000 years from now, predicted... Read more
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PhysOrg
New Horizons team selects potential Kuiper Belt flyby targetArtist's impression of NASA's New Horizons spacecraft encountering a Pluto-like
New Horizons team selects potential Kuiper Belt flyby target
PhysOrg / Posted 5 days ago
Artist's impression of NASA's New Horizons spacecraft encountering a Pluto-like object in the distant Kuiper Belt. Credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute/Steve Gribben NASA has selected the... Read more
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Daily Herald
Wheaton Athletic Center getting slight name changeAn ever-so-subtle name change is coming soon to Wheaton's Central Athletic Cent
Wheaton Athletic Center getting slight name change
Daily Herald / Posted 5 days ago
An ever-so-subtle name change is coming soon to Wheaton's Central Athletic Center. In May, the Wheaton Park District launched a contest asking residents to send in their suggestions for a new name for the building at 500 S. Naperville Road that... Read more
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Newser
Stephen Hawking May Have Solved a Decades-Old Riddle About Black Holes– Support for the single life and and (possibly) for Jesus' supposed wife make
Stephen Hawking May Have Solved a Decades-Old Riddle About Black Holes
Newser / Posted 5 days ago
– Support for the single life and and (possibly) for Jesus' supposed wife make the list: A Black Hole Conundrum Solved? "If you feel you are in a black hole, don't give up. There's a way out." So says Stephen Hawking in claiming to have resolved the... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
NASA spacecraft has next mission after PlutoThe New Horizons spacecraft, which captured a cornucopia of photographs and dat
NASA spacecraft has next mission after Pluto
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 5 days ago
The New Horizons spacecraft, which captured a cornucopia of photographs and data during its Pluto flyby last month, is to make a similar examination of a small, icy body known as 2014 MU69 in 2019 if NASA approves an extension to the mission. While... Read more
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Engadget
NASA's Pluto probe is heading for the Kuiper beltIt's been over a month since the New Horizons spacecraft flew as near as possib
NASA's Pluto probe is heading for the Kuiper belt
Engadget / Posted 5 days ago
It's been over a month since the New Horizons spacecraft flew as near as possible to Pluto and took the closest photos of the dwarf planet we've ever seen. Now, NASA has decided on its next destination: a small Kuiper Belt object (KBO) called 2014... Read more
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Daily Mail
New Horizons Probe to be first to venture into icy Kuiper BeltNasa reveals what's next for New Horizons: Probe to be first to venture into ic
New Horizons Probe to be first to venture into icy Kuiper Belt
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Nasa reveals what's next for New Horizons: Probe to be first to venture into icy Kuiper Belt around our solar system after historic Pluto mission Will head to a small Kuiper Belt object (KBO) known as 2014 MU69 that orbits nearly a billion miles... Read more
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Daily Mail
Russia reveals its next generation spacecraft set to launch in 2021Look familiar? Russia reveals its next generation Soyuz replacement spacecraft
Russia reveals its next generation spacecraft set to launch in 2021
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
Look familiar? Russia reveals its next generation Soyuz replacement spacecraft that set to launch in 2021 - and it looks a lot like Nasa’s Orion Roscosmos has unveiled images of the new craft for the first time RSC Energia, who is building craft,... Read more
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redOrbit
History of galaxies revealed by astronomers for first timeFor the first time, astronomers have found evidence proving that the structure
History of galaxies revealed by astronomers for first time
redOrbit / Posted 6 days ago
For the first time, astronomers have found evidence proving that the structure of a galaxy can change over the course of its lifetime, demonstrating that a large proportion of them have gone through a significant “metamorphosis” after initially being... Read more
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Mashable
New Horizons may have a new target, and it's 1 billion miles past PlutoWhat's This?Artist's illustration of New Horizons flying by the object 2014 MU6
New Horizons may have a new target, and it's 1 billion miles past Pluto
Mashable / Posted 6 days ago
What's This?Artist's illustration of New Horizons flying by the object 2014 MU69. Image: NASA/JHUAPL/SwRI/Alex Parker NASA's New Horizons spacecraft, which made its famous flyby of Pluto in July, has a new place to go. Scientists working with the... Read more
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asianage
Galaxies changed their shapes after Big BangA large proportion of galaxies have undergone a major “metamorphosis” since the
Galaxies changed their shapes after Big Bang
asianage / Posted 6 days ago
A large proportion of galaxies have undergone a major “metamorphosis” since they were initially formed after the Big Bang, scientists have found for the first time. By observing the sky as it is today, and peering back in time using the Hubble and... Read more
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Daily Mail
The mystery of the ‘alien plughole’ on Mars has been solvedThe mystery of the ‘alien plughole’ on Mars: Scientists discover strange terrac
The mystery of the ‘alien plughole’ on Mars has been solved
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
The mystery of the ‘alien plughole’ on Mars: Scientists discover strange terraced crater caused by gigantic slab of water ice 130ft thick and bigger than Texas and California combined Crater formed because shock waves from impact that created it... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
First evidence of galaxy metamorphosis detected › News in Science (ABC Science) Site Navigation Ancient Worlds Energy & Tra
First evidence of galaxy metamorphosis detected
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 6 days ago
› News in Science (ABC Science) Site Navigation Ancient Worlds Energy & Transport Environment & Nature Health & Medical Innovation & Technology Latest News in Science News Analysis Science... Read more
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PhysOrg
The dwarf planet QuaoarArtist’s impression of the Kuiper Belt Object and possible dwarf planet Quaoar.
The dwarf planet Quaoar
PhysOrg / Posted 6 days ago
Artist’s impression of the Kuiper Belt Object and possible dwarf planet Quaoar. Credit: reborbit.com The vast Kuiper Belt, which orbits at the outer edge of our solar system, has been the site of many exciting discoveries in the past decade or so.... Read more
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Daily Mail
Dying stars suffer 'irregular heartbeats': Massive outbursts seen pulsating from a white dwarf baffle astronomers The s
Dying stars suffer 'irregular heartbeats'
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
: Massive outbursts seen pulsating from a white dwarf baffle astronomers The star with the irregular beat is a white dwarf called PG1149+057 It is the burnt-out core of an evolved star and is extremely... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Hubble Telescope Spies A Cosmic 'Butterfly'Who knew that there are "butterflies" in deep space? The Twin Jet Nebula was f
Hubble Telescope Spies A Cosmic 'Butterfly'
The Huffington Post / Posted 6 days ago
Who knew that there are "butterflies" in deep space? The Twin Jet Nebula was first discovered by German-American astronomer Rudolph Minkowski (1895-1976) in 1947. While a previous image of the brilliant nebula was released in 1997, this latest image... Read more
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New Kerala
Nearest galaxy powered by two black holes: Astronomers Astronomers using NASA's Hubble telescope have found that the nearest galaxy
Nearest galaxy powered by two black holes: Astronomers
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
Astronomers using NASA's Hubble telescope have found that the nearest galaxy to Earth that hosts a quasar is powered by two central black holes furiously whirling about each other. The finding... Read more
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