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sciencenews.org — In a first, astronomers may just have detected gravitational waves from a black hole merging with a neutron star. Shudders in the cosmos have revealed what’s likely the sad end of a neutron star — getting swallowed by a black hole. If confirmed, it would be the first solid detection of this source…
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livescience.com — There are ancient, massive galaxies haunting the dusty reaches of our universe, invisible to the Hubble Space Telescope. But now astronomers sifting through infrared data have discovered 39 of them. Ancient, massive galaxies haunting the dusty reaches of our universe have been in hiding, invisible …
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engadget.com — How do you understand the development of galaxies when even the younger examples are frequently billions of years old? Simulate as many universes as you can, apparently. Researchers at the University of Arizona have used the school's Ocelote supercomputer as a "UniverseMachine" that generates millio…
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independent.co.uk — Scientists have found a vast array of hidden galaxies, which together could change our understanding of how the universe works. The mysterious galaxies, which were previously unknown to researchers, were discovered by a breakthrough new approach that allowed astronomers to look more deeply than ever…
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sciencealert.com — Despite the classic images we can all imagine, the Milky Way isn't quite the flat disc shape we thought it was: a study published in February showed evidence of serious warping around the galaxy's edges, and now a second study has backed up the idea of a twisted Milky Way. Full Article >>
02.08.2019 0 comments From Alex
eu.usatoday.com — Astronomers discovered a 'super-Earth' orbiting a dwarf sun 31 light-years away. If the planet has a thick atmosphere it may be able to support life. A potentially habitable 'super-Earth' has been discovered just 31 light-years away from our solar system, astronomers announced Wednesday.  The plan…
01.08.2019 0 comments From Alex
independent.co.uk — Nasa has found three new planets – including a kind of world unseen in our own solar system. The mysterious planets, part of the TOI-270 system, are "missing link" worlds and could be a huge gift to researchers looking for alien worlds, they said. The three planets orbit a star that is only 73 light…
30.07.2019 0 comments From Alex
scientificamerican.com — The spacecraft is set to harness the power of sunlight alone to alter its orbit around Earth. A square of silvery foil large enough to cover the floor of a boxing ring is now circling high above Earth. What it is about to do next may change the course of spaceflight. The Planetary Society’s LightS…
24.07.2019 0 comments From Alex
finance.yahoo.com — Saturday’s 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing is putting space exploration back in the spotlight, and boosting anticipation for NASA’s next ambitious lunar mission. NASA CFO Jeff DeWit says the Trump administration’s proposed $1.6 billion to fund a 2024 moon landing is just the beginning…
21.07.2019 0 comments From Alex
iflscience.com — Like most planets in our solar system, the Earth has its own magnetic field. Thanks to its largely molten iron core, our planet is in fact a bit like a bar magnet. It has a north and south magnetic pole, separate from the geographic poles, with a field connecting the two. This field protects our pla…
15.07.2019 0 comments From Alex