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How the Hubble Unlocked the Universe  Voir?

As engineers and technicians work diligently to diagnose and develop a solution (at best) or work around (at worst) the recent gyroscope issues in the Hubble Space Telescope, it gives us a moment to check in and reflect on some of its greatest feats of science. Don’t worry, that great observatory in the sky isn’t …

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(20/10/2018 @ 09:44)
A Red Dwarf Blasts off a Superflare. Any Life on its Planets Would Have a Very Bad Day  Voir?

Astronomers observed a red dwarf superflare much more powerful than anything our Sun can produce. Bad news for any habitable-zone planets orbiting it.

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(19/10/2018 @ 18:33)
How Mission Delays Hurt Young Astronomers  Voir?

Back in Ye Olden Times, the job of astronomer was a pretty exclusive club. Either you needed to be so rich and so bored that you could design, build, and operate your own private observatory, or you needed to have a rich and bored friend who could finance your cosmic curiosity for you. By contrast, …

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(19/10/2018 @ 09:39)
A Star Exploded as a Supernova and Then Collapsed Into a Neutron Star. But Only a Fraction of its Matter was Released  Voir?

An international team of scientists recently witnessed the birth of a binary neutron star system, which was indicated by a rather faint and short-lived supernova.

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(18/10/2018 @ 16:46)
Review: The Most Unknown  Voir?

We recently came across a fascinating documentary that not only looks at some of the big questions today in multi-interdisciplinary science.

We're talking about The Most Unknown, directed by Peabody-award winning filmmaker Ian Cheney

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(18/10/2018 @ 11:37)
Australian astronomers have been able to double the number of mysterious fast radio bursts discovered so far  Voir?

Using the Australia Square Kilometer Array Pathfinder in western Australia, a team of researchers almost doubled the number of FRBs observed in our Universe

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(17/10/2018 @ 16:34)
Surprising Discovery. Four Giant Planets Found Around a Very Young Star  Voir?

What exactly is a “normal” solar system? If we thought we had some idea in the past, we definitely don’t now. And a new study led by astronomers at Cambridge University has reinforced this fact. The new study found four gas giant planets, similar to our own Jupiter and Saturn, orbiting a very young star …

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(17/10/2018 @ 14:58)
Weekly Space Hangout: Oct 17, 2018 – Paul Geithner, Deputy Project Manager, JWST  Voir?

Hosts: Fraser Cain (universetoday.com / @fcain) Dr. Paul M. Sutter (pmsutter.com / @PaulMattSutter) Dr. Kimberly Cartier (KimberlyCartier.org / @AstroKimCartier ) Dr. Morgan Rehnberg (MorganRehnberg.com / @MorganRehnberg & ChartYourWorld.org) Paul Geithner, Deputy Project Manager – Technical for the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center where he focuses on technical oversight, and …

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(17/10/2018 @ 13:10)
Here’s What the First Images from the Event Horizon Might Look Like  Voir?

The Event Horizon Telescope has completed its observations. Now scientists are crunching the data and hope to soon have the very first picture of a black hole's event horizon.

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(16/10/2018 @ 19:47)
You’ve Got to Watch this Stunning NASA Video of Arctic Sea Ice. Now at its Lowest Levels  Voir?

In the 60 years that NASA has been keeping track, the arctic seasonal sea ice is the thinnest and youngest it's ever been. It also covers a much smaller area.

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