Astronomy

NASA Learns More About Interstellar Visitor 'Oumuamua

14 hours ago   |   Phys.org

In November 2017, scientists pointed NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope toward the object known as 'Oumuamua-the first known interstellar object to visit our solar system. The...
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Astronomers discover super-Earth around Barnard's star

17 hours ago   |   Phys.org   |   6 articles

Astronomers have discovered a planet in orbit around one of the closest stars to the Sun, Barnard's star.
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Direct observations of a planet orbiting a star 63 light-years away

21 hours ago   |   Phys.org   |   2 articles

In the past 30 years, the number of planets discovered beyond our solar system has grown exponentially. Unfortunately, due to the limitations of our technology, the vast...
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Astronomers detect once-in-a-lifetime gamma rays

21 hours ago   |   Phys.org

Scientists have discovered something amazing.
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Gravitational waves from a merged hyper-massive neutron star

21 hours ago   |   Phys.org   |   2 articles

For the first time astronomers have detected gravitational waves from a merged, hyper-massive neutron star. The scientists, Maurice van Putten of Sejong University in South...
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The dance of the small galaxies that surround the Milky Way

22 hours ago   |   Phys.org   |   2 articles

An international team led by researchers from the IAC used data from the ESA satellite Gaia to measure the motion of 39 dwarf galaxies. This data gives information on the...
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Image: Hubble spots a lonely blue dwarf

22 hours ago   |   Phys.org

This captivating image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope's Wide Field Camera 3 shows a lonely dwarf galaxy 100 million light-years away from Earth. This image depicts...
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Washboard and fluted terrains on Pluto as evidence for ancient glaciation

1 day ago   |   Phys.org

A letter authored by SETI Institute scientist Oliver White was published by Nature Astronomy today. Co-authors included researchers Jeff Moore, Tanguy Bertrand and Kimberly...
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Tavares Strachan Teams With SpaceX to Launch Satellite-Sculpture Into Orbit

1 day ago   |   NY Times

The object, made of 24-karat gold, honors Robert Henry Lawrence Jr., the first African-American to train as an astronaut.
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Merging galaxy cluster provides laboratory for accelerating electrons

1 day ago   |   Phys.org

Merging galaxy clusters provide natural laboratories for astronomers to study cosmic phenomena. Igone Urdampilleta from SRON Netherlands Institute for Space Research uses the...
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