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Western Advocate
The week in photosthe programme that during the next six weeks will ask the question “whatever ha
The week in photos
Western Advocate / Posted 2 hours ago
the programme that during the next six weeks will ask the question “whatever happened to….” PARKES: CSIRO’s Parkes radio telescope has detected brief flashes of radio emission from the distant Universe. Their origin is unknown. The red background... Read more
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ExtremeTech
Mach diamonds, Mars ambitions, and a shiny new telescope: this week in space China fired up the largest radio telescope in the world earlier this week. Th
Mach diamonds, Mars ambitions, and a shiny new telescope: this week in space
ExtremeTech / Posted 3 hours ago
China fired up the largest radio telescope in the world earlier this week. The Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Telescope (FAST) is nearly double the size of the... Read more
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The Register
SETI's mega alien hunt shovels more data onto IBM's cloudfor citizen scientists to pick over. SETI – the Search for Extra Terrestrial I
SETI's mega alien hunt shovels more data onto IBM's cloud
The Register / Posted 3 hours ago
for citizen scientists to pick over. SETI – the Search for Extra Terrestrial Intelligence – is releasing 16TB of radio telescope transmissions drawn from the Allan Telescope Array to scrutiny on IBM’s cloud under SETI@IBMCloud. IBM has rolled... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Northern Lights provide dazzling spectacleone part of the universe and an area they think could harbor life in another.
Northern Lights provide dazzling spectacle
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 3 hours ago
one part of the universe and an area they think could harbor life in another. China begins operating world's largest radio telescopeChina begins operating world's largest radio telescope China has begun operating the world's largest radio... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
'Black moon' set to rise Fridayone part of the universe and an area they think could harbor life in another.
'Black moon' set to rise Friday
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 6 hours ago
one part of the universe and an area they think could harbor life in another. China begins operating world's largest radio telescopeChina begins operating world's largest radio telescope China has begun operating the world's largest radio... Read more
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PhysOrg
Testing the James Webb Space Telescope PathfinderCredit: NASA/Chris Gunn In this photograph taken on Sept. 1, 2016, the James We
Testing the James Webb Space Telescope Pathfinder
PhysOrg / Posted 7 hours ago
Credit: NASA/Chris Gunn In this photograph taken on Sept. 1, 2016, the James Webb Space Telescope Pathfinder structure has been configured for the Thermal Pathfinder Test at NASA Johnson Space Center's giant thermal vacuum chamber, called Chamber A.... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Northern Lights provide dazzling spectacleone part of the universe and an area they think could harbor life in another.
Northern Lights provide dazzling spectacle
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 8 hours ago
one part of the universe and an area they think could harbor life in another. China begins operating world's largest radio telescopeChina begins operating world's largest radio telescope China has begun operating the world's largest radio... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
La Palma: the heavenly Canary island you'd never thought to visitwith a refreshing Teneguia blanco, I took a ride into the highlands with astron
La Palma: the heavenly Canary island you'd never thought to visit
Daily Telegraph / Posted 10 hours ago
with a refreshing Teneguia blanco, I took a ride into the highlands with astronomer Elena Nordio. Through the lens of her telescope I was captivated by distant nebulae, twin stars, the rings of Saturn and the Butterfly Cluster – a suitably stellar... Read more
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The Register
Top interview: Dr Patrick McCarthy – boss of the world's future largest optical telescopePics + vids Construction has now started on the Giant Magellan Telescope, which
Top interview: Dr Patrick McCarthy – boss of the world's future largest optical telescope
The Register / Posted 10 hours ago
Pics + vids Construction has now started on the Giant Magellan Telescope, which will be the world's largest optical viewing device mankind has ever built by using record-breaking mirrors and advanced electronics. The telescope, located high in the... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Walt's Look Around: Downtown Fall Previewfull moon of the past few evenings, but the bright planet Jupiter. And if you h
Walt's Look Around: Downtown Fall Preview
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 18 hours ago
full moon of the past few evenings, but the bright planet Jupiter. And if you have a pretty good pair of binoculars or a telescope, you’ll not only see the planet, but some of it’s moons, which are ALWAYS full when seen from your back yard here... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Walt's Look Around: Downtown Fall Previewfull moon of the past few evenings, but the bright planet Jupiter. And if you h
Walt's Look Around: Downtown Fall Preview
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 19 hours ago
full moon of the past few evenings, but the bright planet Jupiter. And if you have a pretty good pair of binoculars or a telescope, you’ll not only see the planet, but some of it’s moons, which are ALWAYS full when seen from your back yard here... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
NASA may have spotted water plumes on Jupiter’s moonis thought to be one of the most promising places to look for life in our solar
NASA may have spotted water plumes on Jupiter’s moon
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 19 hours ago
is thought to be one of the most promising places to look for life in our solar system — besides Earth. Using the Hubble Telescope, astronomers spotted plumes that are estimated to rise about 125 miles (200 kilometers) and then rain the material... Read more
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Raw Story
After New Jersey’s train crash here are other recent major commuter transit accidentsin 25 deaths, including the commuter train’s engineer. The force of the collisi
After New Jersey’s train crash here are other recent major commuter transit accidents
Raw Story / Posted 20 hours ago
in 25 deaths, including the commuter train’s engineer. The force of the collision caused the Metrolink’s locomotive to telescope into the lead passenger coach by 52 feet (19 meters). More than 100 injured people were taken to area... Read more
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PhysOrg
Fermi finds record-breaking binary in galaxy next doorObservations from Fermi's Large Area Telescope (magenta line) show that gamma r
Fermi finds record-breaking binary in galaxy next door
PhysOrg / Posted 21 hours ago
Observations from Fermi's Large Area Telescope (magenta line) show that gamma rays from LMC P3 rise and fall over the course of 10.3 days. The companion is thought to be a neutron star. Illustrations across the top show how the changing position of... Read more
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PhysOrg
Spiral arms: Protoplanetary disk around a young star exhibits spiral structureearly example is the discovery of disk silhouettes in front of extended emissio
Spiral arms: Protoplanetary disk around a young star exhibits spiral structure
PhysOrg / Posted 22 hours ago
early example is the discovery of disk silhouettes in front of extended emission in the Orion Nebula by the Hubble Space Telescope in the 1990s, the so-called proplyds. The ability to observe not only each disk as a whole, but also its... Read more
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ABC News
Timeline of Major Train Crashes in the US Since 2000transported to area hospitals. According to the NTSB, "The force of the collisi
Timeline of Major Train Crashes in the US Since 2000
ABC News / Posted 22 hours ago
transported to area hospitals. According to the NTSB, "The force of the collision caused the locomotive of train 111 to telescope into the lead passenger coach by about 52 feet." The NTSB report concluded that the probable cause of the crash was... Read more
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redOrbit
NASA discovers evidence of massive water jets on Jupiter's moon Europadiscovers evidence of massive water jets on Jupiter’s moon Europa by Chuck Bed
NASA discovers evidence of massive water jets on Jupiter's moon Europa
redOrbit / Posted 23 hours ago
discovers evidence of massive water jets on Jupiter’s moon Europa by Chuck Bednar Images captured using the Hubble Space Telescope seem to confirm that the water plumes first discovered on Europa back in 2012 are real, NASA officials announcedon... Read more
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Daily Mail
Extragalactic life could look very differentof complex molecules in space. Now a team of researchers using the Atacama Lar
Extragalactic life could look very different
Daily Mail / Posted 23 hours ago
of complex molecules in space. Now a team of researchers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) telescope in Chile recently discovered the first example of one of these clouds outside our galaxy. They found it is very... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Where did the ‘Harvest Moon’ come from?to the lower left of the Moon. Mars is growing steadily fainter and smaller so
Where did the ‘Harvest Moon’ come from?
Bangor Daily News / Posted 23 hours ago
to the lower left of the Moon. Mars is growing steadily fainter and smaller so few features can be made out even with a telescope. Jupiter emerges in the east a half hour before sunrise nestled alongside of Mercury. While Mercury soon vanishes... Read more
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International Business Times
Two bodies recovered from mudbank after being spotted by birdwatcherman and a woman have been found on a mudbank on the Norfolk coast after reporte
Two bodies recovered from mudbank after being spotted by birdwatcher
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
man and a woman have been found on a mudbank on the Norfolk coast after reportedly being spotted by a birdwatcher through a telescope. Norfolk Police officers were called to Breydon Water near Great Yarmouth shortly after 11.20am on Thursday (29... Read more
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KERA North Texas
An artist finds inspiration in the celestial frustrations of astronomer Charles Messiereven today, says Phinney. “Messier was the first guy to make a good catalog of
An artist finds inspiration in the celestial frustrations of astronomer Charles Messier
KERA North Texas / Posted yesterday
even today, says Phinney. “Messier was the first guy to make a good catalog of the stuff people could discover with a telescope,” he says. And his catalog included a number of bright astronomical objects that are still widely studied. That... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Bodies of man and woman found on Norfolk mudbankearly stages of the inquiry and it would be inappropriate to speculate any furt
Bodies of man and woman found on Norfolk mudbank
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
early stages of the inquiry and it would be inappropriate to speculate any further." Post mortem examinations will be held to establish the cause of death. The alarm was reportedly raised by a birdwatcher who spotted the bodies through a telesc... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Bodies of man and woman, believed to be aged between 40 and 50 years old, found in Breydon Water in Great Yarmouthcalled to the scene shortly after 11.20am today after a birdwatcher reported se
Bodies of man and woman, believed to be aged between 40 and 50 years old, found in Breydon Water in Great Yarmouth
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted yesterday
called to the scene shortly after 11.20am today after a birdwatcher reported seeing two bodies on the mudbank through a telescope. The bodies of the man and woman, believed to be aged between 40 and 50 years old, were recovered with assistance... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Bodies of man and woman, believed to be aged between 40 and 50 years old, found in Breydon Water in Great Yarmouthcalled to the scene shortly after 11.20am today after a birdwatcher reported se
Bodies of man and woman, believed to be aged between 40 and 50 years old, found in Breydon Water in Great Yarmouth
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted yesterday
called to the scene shortly after 11.20am today after a birdwatcher reported seeing two bodies on the mudbank through a telescope. The bodies of the man and woman, believed to be aged between 40 and 50 years old, were recovered with assistance... Read more
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The News and Star
Bodies of man and woman found on Norfolk mudbankearly stages of the inquiry and it would be inappropriate to speculate any furt
Bodies of man and woman found on Norfolk mudbank
The News and Star / Posted yesterday
early stages of the inquiry and it would be inappropriate to speculate any further." Post mortem examinations will be held to establish the cause of death. The alarm was reportedly raised by a birdwatcher who spotted the bodies through a telesc... Read more
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The Age
South Pole death a mystery: NZ coronerhad been employed at the base by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, wor
South Pole death a mystery: NZ coroner
The Age / Posted yesterday
had been employed at the base by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, working on the Antarctic Submillimeter Telescope and Remote Observatory project. When flights to the South Pole resumed after the winter, Marks' body was flown to... Read more
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Daily Star
Cops probe 'crime scene' after man and woman found dead on mudbanks at nature reserveHORROR: It is unknown how the pair died A birdwatcher spotted the bodies of a
Cops probe 'crime scene' after man and woman found dead on mudbanks at nature reserve
Daily Star / Posted yesterday
HORROR: It is unknown how the pair died A birdwatcher spotted the bodies of a man and a woman on the mudflats through a telescope. Cops were alerted to the scene in Breydon Water near Great Yarmouth in Norfolk at 11.20am. The Coastguard and... Read more
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PhysOrg
Discovery of an extragalactic hot molecular coreAn infrared image of the surrounding star-forming region (based on the 8 micron
Discovery of an extragalactic hot molecular core
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
An infrared image of the surrounding star-forming region (based on the 8 micron data provided by the NASA/Spitzer Space Telescope). Credit: T. Shimonishi/Tohoku University, ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO) "This is the first detection of an extragalactic... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Bodies of man and woman found in Breydon Water in Great Yarmouthcalled to the scene shortly after 11.20am today after a birdwatcher reported se
Bodies of man and woman found in Breydon Water in Great Yarmouth
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted yesterday
called to the scene shortly after 11.20am today after a birdwatcher reported seeing two bodies on the mudbank through a telescope. Police remain on scene with the Coastguard and firefighters. The process of retrieving the bodies is expected to... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Bodies of man and woman found in Breydon Water in Great Yarmouthcalled to the scene shortly after 11.20am today after a birdwatcher reported se
Bodies of man and woman found in Breydon Water in Great Yarmouth
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted yesterday
called to the scene shortly after 11.20am today after a birdwatcher reported seeing two bodies on the mudbank through a telescope. Police remain on scene with the Coastguard and firefighters. The process of retrieving the bodies is expected to... Read more
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Daily Mail
A solar storm lights up the Earth as coronal hole flings out particlesdawn on October 21. X-rays stream off the sun in this image showing observatio
A solar storm lights up the Earth as coronal hole flings out particles
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
dawn on October 21. X-rays stream off the sun in this image showing observations from by Nasa's Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array, or NuSTAR, overlaid on a picture taken by Nasa's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO). The NuSTAR data, seen in... Read more
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PhysOrg
Making the world's best radon detectors even betteris all about to change. With the help of an algorithm, inspired by methods use
Making the world's best radon detectors even better
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
is all about to change. With the help of an algorithm, inspired by methods used on early images from the Hubble Space Telescope, Alan Griffiths and a team of ANSTO researchers have developed a novel deconvolution method to computationally... Read more
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PhysOrg
'Pandora's Cluster' seen by SpitzerNASA/JPL-Caltech This image of galaxy cluster Abell 2744, also called Pandora's
'Pandora's Cluster' seen by Spitzer
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
NASA/JPL-Caltech This image of galaxy cluster Abell 2744, also called Pandora's Cluster, was taken by the Spitzer Space Telescope. The gravity of this galaxy cluster is strong enough that it acts as a lens to magnify images of more distant... Read more
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Chichester Observer
From Three Bridges to Midhurst – HG Wells’ love affair with Sussexwas housekeeper, young Bertie unearthed a box of brass objects which he managed
From Three Bridges to Midhurst – HG Wells’ love affair with Sussex
Chichester Observer / Posted yesterday
was housekeeper, young Bertie unearthed a box of brass objects which he managed to screw together to form an astronomical telescope. His mother found him in the early hours, studying the craters of the moon. Meanwhile, in the library, there were... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
South Pole death a mystery: NZ coronerhad been employed at the base by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, wor
South Pole death a mystery: NZ coroner
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
had been employed at the base by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, working on the Antarctic Submillimeter Telescope and Remote Observatory project. When flights to the South Pole resumed after the winter, Marks' body was flown to... Read more
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Canberra Times
South Pole death a mystery: NZ coronerhad been employed at the base by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, wor
South Pole death a mystery: NZ coroner
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
had been employed at the base by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, working on the Antarctic Submillimeter Telescope and Remote Observatory project. When flights to the South Pole resumed after the winter, Marks' body was flown to... Read more
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The Austin Chronicle
Silent Sky at Austin Playhouseis a job at Harvard as a "human computer," scrutinizing the photographic plates
Silent Sky at Austin Playhouse
The Austin Chronicle / Posted yesterday
is a job at Harvard as a "human computer," scrutinizing the photographic plates taken with the university's Great Refractor telescope and cataloging the stars on them by their brightness. As all the computers hired by observatory director Edward... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Legionnaires drop a close onegiving it their best effort. “We had a lot of guys just watching,” Davis said.
Legionnaires drop a close one
Sarnia Observer / Posted yesterday
giving it their best effort. “We had a lot of guys just watching,” Davis said. “I told them 'if you want to watch, go get a telescope and go watch birds.' That's what some guys were doing tonight.” The Legionnaires are back in action tonight... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Riders and paddlers raise awareness for salmonvillage ceremony Wednesday was musician Nahko "Bear" Parayno and Pua Case, who
Riders and paddlers raise awareness for salmon
The Record Searchlight / Posted yesterday
village ceremony Wednesday was musician Nahko "Bear" Parayno and Pua Case, who has led the opposition to building a telescope atop Mauna Kea in Hawaii. Parayno was also one of the three horseback riders, along with Sisk's son Michael Preston... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
Barstow Community College offering public viewing of SaturnSaturn for a number of years. On Thursday night, the astronomy professor will b
Barstow Community College offering public viewing of Saturn
Desert Dispatch / Posted yesterday
Saturn for a number of years. On Thursday night, the astronomy professor will be pointing Barstow Community College's large telescope toward Saturn and offer the opportunity to observe "the most beautiful plant in the solar system." The college... Read more
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PhysOrg
The frontier fields: Where primordial galaxies lurkThis image of galaxy cluster Abell 2744, also called Pandora's Cluster, was tak
The frontier fields: Where primordial galaxies lurk
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
This image of galaxy cluster Abell 2744, also called Pandora's Cluster, was taken by the Spitzer Space Telescope. The cluster is also being studied by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope and Chandra X-Ray Observatory in a collaboration called the Frontier... Read more
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Daily Mail
Did scientists spot alien signals? Mystery of unidentified emissionsthe revised Third Cambridge Catalogue, leading to the detection of ‘significant
Did scientists spot alien signals? Mystery of unidentified emissions
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
the revised Third Cambridge Catalogue, leading to the detection of ‘significant’ emissions for nine of them with the X-ray Telescope. But, when using the spacecraft’s Ultraviolet/Optical Telescope, no sources could be found. These new... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Check out these breathtaking photos of Acadia’s night skyof some of the best remaining nighttime views of the sky on the East Coast. Th
Check out these breathtaking photos of Acadia’s night sky
Bangor Daily News / Posted yesterday
of some of the best remaining nighttime views of the sky on the East Coast. The festival included talks, films, workshops, telescope viewings, boat cruises and kayaking trips, all centered on the theme of Maine’s night sky. Night sky enthusiasts... Read more
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CNET
Fibaro Flood Sensor: This sensor's got killer designFibaro, by contrast, features three gold-plated probes that act as legs for the
Fibaro Flood Sensor: This sensor's got killer design
CNET / Posted yesterday
Fibaro, by contrast, features three gold-plated probes that act as legs for the plastic body. These probes, though small, telescope just enough to account for sloped or otherwise uneven floors. All flood sensors require water to contact two... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Hubble image shows what a dying star looks likeThis photo could be called a star’s last hurrah. Nasa’s Hubble Space Telescope
Hubble image shows what a dying star looks like
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted yesterday
This photo could be called a star’s last hurrah. Nasa’s Hubble Space Telescope was able to capture the end of a star similar to our sun. The burned-out star is the white dot in the center of the photo. Around the white dwarf is a nebula created by... Read more
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redOrbit
China officially fires up world’s largest radio telescopeSeptember 26, 2016 by Chuck Bednar The largest radio telescope in the world,
China officially fires up world’s largest radio telescope
redOrbit / Posted yesterday
September 26, 2016 by Chuck Bednar The largest radio telescope in the world, a $180 million dollar project that was started back in 2011, was completed and began operations this weekend at a... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
Moger: Dealing with arthritic kneesin the knee with surgery, the options are arthroscopy, osteotomy, and arthropla
Moger: Dealing with arthritic knees
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 2 days ago
in the knee with surgery, the options are arthroscopy, osteotomy, and arthroplasty. Arthroscopy uses a small telescope (arthroscope) the surgeon uses the arthroscope to see into the joint space. Once there, the surgeon can remove... Read more
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The Maui News
Some see trouble in growing number of small satellitesattendance. More than 100 technical papers were presented, and there were featu
Some see trouble in growing number of small satellites
The Maui News / Posted 2 days ago
attendance. More than 100 technical papers were presented, and there were featured speakers, exhibits and short courses in the fields of telescope optics and adaptive imaging. The conference also recognized the Air Force's 50-year presence on... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Jupiter moon may have water plumes that shoot up 125 milesThe Hubble Space Telescope has spied what appear to be water plumes on one of J
Jupiter moon may have water plumes that shoot up 125 miles
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 days ago
The Hubble Space Telescope has spied what appear to be water plumes on one of Jupiter's icy moons shooting up as high as 125 miles. The geysers are apparently from an underground ocean that is thought to exist on Europa, considered one of the top... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Site visit held for planned site of telescope on Mauna KeaHILO, Hawaii (AP) - The parties involved in the case of the giant telescope tha
Site visit held for planned site of telescope on Mauna Kea
Hawaii News Now / Posted 2 days ago
HILO, Hawaii (AP) - The parties involved in the case of the giant telescope that could be built atop Mauna Kea toured the summit to observe potential impacts of the $1.4 billion project. The Hawaii Tribune-Herald reports the Monday site visit took... Read more
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