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KPRC Local 2 Houston
All wireless devices banned from West Virginia townGREEN BANK, W. Va. - Can you imagine living in a town that bans cellphones? Gr
All wireless devices banned from West Virginia town
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 7 days ago
GREEN BANK, W. Va. - Can you imagine living in a town that bans cellphones? Green Bank, West Virginia has banned all wireless devices. The town houses the National Radio Astronomy Observatory, which operates the world's largest radio telescope.... Read more
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PhysOrg
Giant gas cloud boomeranging back into Milky WayThe trajectory of the Smith Cloud coming into the Milky Way galaxy. Credit: NAS
Giant gas cloud boomeranging back into Milky Way
PhysOrg / Posted 8 days ago
The trajectory of the Smith Cloud coming into the Milky Way galaxy. Credit: NASA and ESA Since astronomers discovered the Smith Cloud, a giant gas cloud plummeting toward the Milky Way, they have been unable to determine its composition, which would... Read more
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Newswise
Giant Gas Cloud Boomeranging Back Into Milky Way Newswise — Since astronomers discovered the Smith Cloud, a giant gas cloud pl
Giant Gas Cloud Boomeranging Back Into Milky Way
Newswise / Posted 8 days ago
Newswise — Since astronomers discovered the Smith Cloud, a giant gas cloud plummeting toward the Milky Way, they have been unable to determine its composition, which would hold clues as to its origin.... Read more
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ExtremeTech
Astronomers spot invisible ‘noodles’ crisscrossing the galaxy Humanity has been studying the stars for as long as we could look up. At firs
Astronomers spot invisible ‘noodles’ crisscrossing the galaxy
ExtremeTech / Posted 11 days ago
Humanity has been studying the stars for as long as we could look up. At first we could do little more than name the constellations, but now we examine galaxies, nebulae, and watch as... Read more
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Science Daily
Extreme turbulence roiling 'most luminous galaxy' in the universeA team of researchers used ALMA to trace, for the first time, the actual motion
Extreme turbulence roiling 'most luminous galaxy' in the universe
Science Daily / Posted 21 days ago
A team of researchers used ALMA to trace, for the first time, the actual motion of the galaxy's interstellar medium -- the gas and dust between the stars. What they found, according to Tanio Díaz-Santos of the Universidad Diego Portales in Santiago,... Read more
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Newswise
Extreme Turbulence Roiling 'Most Luminous Galaxy' in the Universe Available for logged-in reporters onlyCitationsAstrophysical Journal Letters
Extreme Turbulence Roiling 'Most Luminous Galaxy' in the Universe
Newswise / Posted 21 days ago
Available for logged-in reporters onlyCitationsAstrophysical Journal Letters Newswise — The most luminous galaxy in the Universe – a so-called obscured quasar 12.4 billion... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Harvard scientist says where aliens probably liveAt a national gathering of astronomers on Wednesday, a Harvard University scien
Harvard scientist says where aliens probably live
Houston Chronicle / Posted 28 days ago
At a national gathering of astronomers on Wednesday, a Harvard University scientist pinpointed where interstellar civilizations could be thriving in the Milky Way. Rosanne DiStefano of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics told a meeting... Read more
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