Astronomy

'Astrocomb' opens new horizons for planet-hunting telescope

12 hours ago   |   Phys.org

The hunt for Earth-like planets, and perhaps extraterrestrial life, just got more precise, thanks to record-setting starlight measurements made possible by a National Institute...
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New Universe Map Reveals 300,000 Unknown Galaxies

New Universe Map Reveals 300,000 Unknown Galaxies

12 hours ago   |   Geek

Our map of the universe is expanding: A group of international astronomers just discovered 300,000 unknown galaxies in space. On Tuesday, more than 200 astronomers from 18...
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Citizen scientists invited to join quest for new worlds

15 hours ago   |   Phys.org

The Backyard Worlds: Planet 9 project re-launches this week, with a call to volunteer citizen scientists to join the search for cold worlds near the Sun. With its newly...
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Astronomers publish sky map of thousands of newly discovered galaxies

17 hours ago   |   Phys.org

An international team of more than 200 astronomers from 18 countries has published the first phase of a major new radio sky survey at unprecedented sensitivity using the Low...
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LOFAR radio telescope reveals secrets of solar storms

19 hours ago   |   Phys.org

An international team of scientists led by a researcher from Trinity College Dublin and University of Helsinki announced a major discovery on the very nature of solar storms in...
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Fox delays 'Cosmos' season 2 premiere over misconduct investigation

1 day ago   |   Engadget

Fox's investigation into sexual misconduct claims against Neil deGrasse Tyson has led to a change of schedule for Cosmos: Possible Worlds. The company has quietly removed the...
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Energetic particles can bombard exoplanets

1 day ago   |   Phys.org

TRAPPIST-1 is a system of seven Earth-sized worlds orbiting an ultra-cool dwarf star about 120 light-years away. The star, and hence its system of planets, is thought to be...
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Multiple stellar populations detected in the cluster Hodge 6

1 day ago   |   Phys.org

Using ESO's Very Large Telescope , astronomers have found that the cluster Hodge 6 hosts multiple stellar populations. The detection could provide important hints on the...
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First evidence discovered of a gigantic remnant around an exploding star

2 days ago   |   Phys.org

A San Diego State University astrophysicist has helped discover evidence of a gigantic remnant surrounding an exploding star-a shell of material so huge, it must have been...
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A river of stars in the solar neighborhood

4 days ago   |   Phys.org

Astronomy & Astrophysics publishes the work of researchers from the University of Vienna, who have found a river of stars, a stellar stream in astronomical parlance, covering...
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Vivo V15 Pro hands-on review

Vivo V15 Pro hands-on review

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Nokia 6 getting Android Pie update

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LG intros a trio of new Android phones, including Q60 with triple rear...

LG intros a trio of new Android phones, including Q60 with triple rear camera setup

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This might be the Galaxy Fold, Samsung's first foldable smartphone

This might be the Galaxy Fold, Samsung's first foldable smartphone

In less than twelve hours Samsung will take to the stage in San Francisco to unveil the Galaxy S10 series, or at least what is left of it - most details have already leaked... Read more ...

LG's trio of mid-tier smartphones, Q60, K50 and K40 revealed ahead of MWC 2019

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LG has decided to steal the show this year and introduce its new mid-range smartphone lineup before the start of the Mobile World Congress 2019 trade fair. On top of that, the... Read more ...

Apex Legends gets powerful new weapon tomorrow

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Qualcomm reveals its second generation 5G modem, the Snapdragon X55

Qualcomm reveals its second generation 5G modem, the Snapdragon X55

The first smartphones with 5G capabilities are just about to become a reality, with the upcoming Mobile World Congress poised to host at least a couple of announcements for 5G... Read more ...