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UbiquitiLink raises $12 million for communications satellites  SPACE NEWS · 1 day
Satellite communications startup UbiquitiLink has raised more than $12 million for its plan to launch a constellation of satellites to extend the... more
Gaia starts mapping the galactic bar in the Milky Way  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
The second release of data from the Gaia star-mapping satellite, published in 2018, has been revolutionising many fields of astronomy. The unprecedented catalogue contains the brightness, positions, distance... more
Gaia starts mapping the galactic bar in the Milky Way  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
The first direct measurement of the bar-shaped collection of stars at the centre of our Milky Way galaxy has been made by combining data from the Gaia mission... more
Why hunting for fast radio bursts is an 'exploding field' in astronomy  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Little more than a decade ago, two astronomers discovered mysterious bursts of radio waves that seem to take place all over the sky, often... more
Maintaining Large-scale Satellite Constellations Using Logistics Approach  ASTRO WATCH · 2 days
Today, large-scale communication satellite constellations, also known as megaconstellations, have been more and more popular. OneWeb launched the first batch of satellites... more
Gaia starts mapping our galaxy’s bar  ESA · 2 days
The first direct measurement of the bar-shaped collection of stars at the centre of our Milky Way galaxy has been made by combining data... more
Hubble Uncovers Black Hole Disk that Shouldn't Exist  ASTRO WATCH · 3 days
As if black holes weren't mysterious enough, astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have found an unexpected thin disk of... more
Image: Hubble peers at galactic cherry blossoms  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
The galaxy NGC 1156 resembles a delicate cherry blossom tree flowering in springtime in this Hubble image. The many bright "blooms" within the galaxy are in fact stellar nurseries—regions where new stars are springing to... more
Hubble Sees Multi-Armed Spiral Galaxy  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 days
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured a striking new photo of the spiral galaxy NGC 2985. NGC 2985 was discovered by the British astronomer William... more
'Renegade' White Dwarf Survived a Supernova. Now It's Warping the Little Dipper Before Our Eyes.  SPACE.COM · 4 days
There's a rebellious, half-dead star in the Little Dipper that's hellbent on escaping our galaxy — and now,... more
'Missing' Interstellar Iron May Just Be Good at Hiding  SPACE.COM · 4 days
A new study suggests the universe's missing iron may not be missing at all, just really good at hiding. more
Holes in the Universe Sharpen Cosmic Measurements  ASTRO WATCH · 5 days
Regions of the Universe containing very few or no galaxies – known as voids – can help measure cosmic expansion with much... more
Maintaining large-scale satellite constellations using logistics approach  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Researchers have identified a critical hidden challenge about replacing the broken satellites in megaconstellations and proposed a unique solution with inventory control methods. more
Maintaining large-scale satellite constellations using logistics approach  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Today, large-scale communication satellite constellations, also known as megaconstellations, have been more and more popular. OneWeb launched the first batch of satellites of an initial 650-satellite constellation in February 2019, and SpaceX also launched... more
Scientists deepen understanding of magnetic fields surrounding Earth and other planets  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Vast rings of electrically charged particles encircle the Earth and other planets. Now, a team of scientists has completed research into waves that travel through this... more
Scientists deepen understanding of magnetic fields surrounding Earth and other planets  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
New research into waves that travel through Earth's magnetosphere deepen our understanding of the region and its interaction with our own planet, and open up new... more
Amazon Lays Out Satellite Constellation Service Goals, Deployment and Deorbit Plans to FCC  SPACE.COM · 6 days
Amazon released more details on its plan to deploy broadband satellites, telling U.S. telecom regulators service can start in limited areas with... more
Does the Universe Rotate?  SPACE.COM · 6 days
If you look around space, you'll notice a lot of things — the planets, stars, moons, even the galaxy itself — have one thing in common: they're spinning. So, is the universe spinning, too? more
Japanese startup gears up for its fourth rocket launch  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Japanese startup Interstellar Technologies Inc. (IST) gears up to conduct another rocket launch on Saturday July 13, just about two months after it successfully sent the MOMO-F3 sounding rocket into... more
Galaxy clusters caught in a first kiss  nanowerk · 6 days
For the first time, astronomers have found two giant clusters of galaxies that are just about to collide. This observation can be seen as a missing 'piece of the puzzle' in our understanding of... more
Japanese Startup Gears Up for Its Fourth Rocket Launch  ASTRO WATCH · 7 days
Japanese startup Interstellar Technologies Inc. (IST) gears up to conduct another rocket launch on Saturday, July 13, just... more
Tungsten as Interstellar Radiation Shielding?  ASTRO WATCH · 7 days
A boiling point of 5900 degrees Celsius and diamond-like hardness in combination with carbon: tungsten is the heaviest metal, yet has biological functions - especially in... more
Fresh $18.7 million funding round puts PlanetiQ weather constellation back on track  SPACE NEWS · 7 days
After years of delays, PlanetiQ says its constellation of commercial weather satellites will be ready to start launching in January thanks to $18.7 million... more
'Renegade' White Dwarf Survived a Supernova. Now It's Warping the Little Dipper Before Our Eyes.  LIVE SCIENCE · 7 days
Four stars that seemingly survived a massive supernova explosion are now lighter, speedier and anxious to leave their... more
Hubble discovers mysterious black hole disc  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
Astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have observed an unexpected thin disc of material encircling a supermassive black hole at the heart of the spiral galaxy NGC 3147, located 130 million light-years away. more
Hubble uncovers black hole that shouldn't exist  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
As if black holes weren't mysterious enough, astronomers have found an unexpected thin disk of material furiously whirling around a supermassive black hole at the heart of the magnificent spiral galaxy NGC 3147, located... more
Hubble uncovers black hole disk that shouldn't exist  nanowerk · 7 days
As if black holes weren't mysterious enough, astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have found an unexpected thin disk of material furiously whirling around a supermassive black hole at the heart of... more
Astronomers find evidence of atmosphere-like envelopes around galaxies  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
A new study by researchers at the University of Hertfordshire, published today in journal Astronomy and Astrophysics, has found evidence that the gaseous envelopes around larger galaxies are similar to the state... more
'Missing' Interstellar Iron May Just Be Good at Hiding  LIVE SCIENCE · 7 days
Interstellar space should be filled with gaseous iron. But until now, astronomers couldn't find it. more
Polish Space Startup Puts First Nanosats Into Orbit, Eyes Constellation and Production Facility  SPACE.COM · 1 week
Polish space startup SatRevolution successfully deployed its first two nanosats, the Swiatowid and the KRAKsat, into orbit from the International Space Station... more
Pair of supermassive black holes discovered on a collision course  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Astronomers have spotted a pair of supermassive black holes on a collision course in a galaxy 2.5 billion light-years away. Coincidentally, the pair will begin producing gravitational waves... more
Holes in the Universe sharpen cosmic measurements  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Regions of the Universe containing very few or no galaxies -- known as voids -- can help measure cosmic expansion with much greater precision than before, according to new research. more
New terahertz sensors work at room temperature, unlike current technology  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Researchers have developed an ultra-sensitive light-detecting system that could enable astronomers to view galaxies, stars and planetary systems in superb detail. more
Holes in the Universe sharpen cosmic measurements  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Regions of the Universe containing very few or no galaxies—known as voids—can help measure cosmic expansion with much greater precision than before, according to new research. more
Star formation may be halted by cold ionized hydrogen  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
For the first time ionized hydrogen has been detected at the lowest frequency ever towards the center of our Galaxy. The findings originate from a cloud that is both very... more
Interstellar iron isn't missing, it's just hiding in plain sight  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Cosmochemists have found that interstellar iron and carbon form a kind of linked molecule that cloaks the iron -- and helps stabilize large carbon molecules. more
Interstellar iron isn't missing, it's just hiding in plain sight  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Astrophysicists know that iron (chemical symbol: Fe) is one of the most abundant elements in the universe, after lightweight elements such as hydrogen, carbon, and oxygen. Iron is... more
Tungsten as interstellar radiation shielding?  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
A boiling point of 5900 degrees Celsius and diamond-like hardness in combination with carbon: tungsten is the heaviest metal, yet has biological functions—especially in heat-loving microorganisms. A team led by Tetyana Milojevic from the Faculty of Chemistry at... more
VLT Snaps Stunning Planetary Nebula Image: Abell 24  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
The European Southern Observatory (ESO) has released a beautiful photo taken by the FORS (FOcal Reducer and Spectrograph) instrument on... more
Tungsten as interstellar radiation shielding?  nanowerk · 1 week
Metallophilic microorganisms could benefit from the heavy metal in harsh survival conditions. more
Powering the extreme jets of active galaxies  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
An active galaxy nucleus (AGN) contains a supermassive black hole that is vigorously accreting material. It typically ejects jets of particles that move at close to the speed of light, radiating across many wavelengths,... more
Light-sensing system could show distant galaxies in unprecedented detail  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Researchers at the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering have developed an ultra-sensitive light-detecting system that could enable astronomers to view galaxies, stars and planetary systems in superb detail. more
3 sky surveys completed in preparation for Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
It took three sky surveys—conducted at telescopes in two continents, covering one-third of the visible sky, and requiring almost 1,000 observing nights—to prepare for a new... more
Study suggests asteroids might play key role in spreading life  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Picture this: A bacteria-carrying asteroid is ejected from the center of the galaxy into the far reaches of space only to be "captured" by a distant solar system,... more
Supercomputer shows 'Chameleon Theory' could change how we think about gravity  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Supercomputer simulations of galaxies have shown that Einstein's theory of General Relativity might not be the only way to explain how gravity works or how galaxies... more
Amazon lays out constellation service goals, deployment and deorbit plans to FCC  SPACE NEWS · 1 week
Amazon released more details on its plan to deploy 3,236 broadband satellites, telling U.S. telecom regulators the constellation can start service in limited areas... more
Supercomputer shows 'Chameleon Theory' could change how we think about gravity  nanowerk · 1 week
Supercomputer simulations of galaxies have shown that Einstein's theory of General Relativity might not be the only way to explain how gravity works or how galaxies... more
Supercomputer shows 'Chameleon Theory' could change how we think about gravity  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Supercomputer simulations of galaxies have shown that Einstein's theory of General Relativity might not be the only way to explain how gravity works or how galaxies... more
Highest energy light ever seen traced to Crab Nebula  Science Magazine · 1 week
Record-shattering gamma rays from exploded star detected by observatory in Tibet more
Three rules for building a megaconstellation  SPACE NEWS · 1 week
Six years ago, Planet began launching smallsats for a constellation that today numbers 140, making it the largest commercial satellite system in the world.... more
Hubble Views Lonely Dwarf Galaxy: NGC 1156  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has produced a beautiful image of the dwarf irregular galaxy NGC 1156, one of the best targets... more
Does the Universe Rotate?  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
If you look around space, you'll notice a lot of things — the planets, stars, moons, even the galaxy itself — have one thing in common: they're spinning. So, is the universe spinning, too? more
Fast Radio Burst Pinpointed to Distant Galaxy  ASTRO WATCH · 2 weeks
Fast radio bursts (FRBs) are among the most enigmatic and powerful events in the cosmos. Around 80 of these events—intensely bright millisecond-long... more
Deep-CEE: The AI deep learning tool helping astronomers explore deep space  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Galaxy clusters are some of the most massive structures in the cosmos, but despite being millions of lightyears across, they can still be hard to spot.... more
Deep-CEE: The AI deep learning tool helping astronomers explore deep space  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Galaxy clusters are some of the most massive structures in the cosmos, but despite being millions of lightyears across, they can still be hard to spot.... more
SpaceX has lost contact with three of its Starlink satellites  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
On May 23rd, 2019, SpaceX launched the first batch of its Starlink constellation, a fleet of satellites that will fulfill Elon Musk's promise to provide broadband satellite-internet access... more
3rd Mysterious Deep-Space Flash Traced to Host Galaxy  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
Cosmic explosion was traced to a big galaxy about 7.9 billion light-years away from Earth. more
The highest-energy gamma rays discovered by the Tibet ASgamma experiment  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The Tibet ASgamma experiment, a China-Japan joint research project, has discovered the highest energy cosmic gamma rays ever observed from an astrophysical source—in this case, the Crab Nebula.... more
Black hole brings down curtain on jellyfish galaxy's star turn  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The role of an excited black hole in the death of an exotic 'jellyfish' galaxy will be presented today (3 July) by Callum Bellhouse of the University of... more
Scientists weigh the balance of matter in galaxy clusters  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A method of weighing the quantities of matter in galaxy clusters - the largest objects in our universe - has shown a balance between the amounts of hot gas, stars... more
Fast radio burst pinpointed to distant galaxy  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
In a rare feat, astronomers have pinpointed the place of origin of a fast radio burst, with a surprising outcome. more
3rd Mysterious Deep-Space Flash Traced to Host Galaxy  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
Astronomers just pinpointed the source galaxy of another fast radio burst (FRB), suggesting that these brief and bizarre cosmic blasts may not remain mysterious for much longer. more
Fast radio burst pinpointed to distant galaxy  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Fast radio bursts (FRBs) are among the most enigmatic and powerful events in the cosmos. Around 80 of these events—intensely bright millisecond-long bursts of radio waves coming from beyond our galaxy—have been witnessed so... more
Tracking down dark matter  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Matter surrounds us day and night in all its forms—trees, houses, furniture, and even the air we breathe. But, according to physicists, the visible matter familiar to us may only account for approximately 20 percent of all material in the... more
Hubble Captures Eta Carinae in Ultraviolet Light  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Eta Carinae is a binary stellar system approximately 7,500 light-years away in the constellation Carina. Also known as HD 93308 and Hen... more
Stellar stream of galaxy NGC 5907 has a morphology different than previously thought  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Using Dragonfly Telephoto Array, astronomers have revisited the spiral galaxy NGC 5907 and provided more insights into the morphology of its stellar... more
Scientists weigh the balance of matter in galaxy clusters  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A method of weighing the quantities of matter in galaxy clusters—the largest objects in our universe—has shown a balance between the amounts of hot gas, stars and other materials. more
Earliest example of merging galaxies  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers have observed signals of oxygen, carbon, and dust from a galaxy in the early Universe 13 billion years ago. This is the earliest galaxy where this useful combination of three signals has been detected. By comparing the... more
Scientists conclude cigar-shaped interstellar object not an alien spaceship  REUTERS · 2 weeks
After investigating the nature of a mysterious and apparently cigar-shaped object called 'Oumuamua spotted in 2017 speeding through... more
'Oumuamua is not an alien spacecraft  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Early reports of the interstellar visitor 'Oumuamua's odd characteristics led some to speculate that the object could be an alien spacecraft, sent from a distant civilization to examine our star system. But a new analysis by... more
Spiraling filaments feed young galaxies  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
The Keck Cosmic Web Imager's improved sensitivity and resolution are giving astronomers a better look at galaxy mechanics. more
No Aliens Needed: Odd Properties of the 1st Known Interstellar Visitor Can Be Natural  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
'Oumuamua, the first known interstellar visitor, doesn't need an extraterrestrial solution to explain its oddities, according to a new study. more
Radio telescope ALMA finds earliest example of merging galaxies  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Researchers using ALMA observed signals of oxygen, carbon, and dust from a galaxy in the early Universe 13 billion years ago. This is the earliest galaxy where this useful combination... more
Spiraling filaments feed young galaxies  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Galaxies grow by accumulating gas from their surroundings and converting it to stars, but the details of this process have remained murky. New observations, made using the Keck Cosmic Web Imager (KCWI) at the W. M. Keck Observatory... more
'Oumuamua is not an alien spacecraft: study  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
On October 19, 2017, astronomers discovered the first known interstellar object to visit our solar system. First spotted by the Panoramic Survey Telescope and Rapid Response System 1 (PanSTARRS1) telescope located at the University of... more
Hubble Sees Dusty Star-Forming Galaxy: NGC 972  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured a striking new photo of the spiral galaxy NGC 972. NGC 972 resides in the... more
Here's the Best Way for Humans to Conquer the Galaxy, According to NASA  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
A team of Chinese researchers hasve won a NASA competition to design the best- possible method for humans to spread across our... more
Air Force space buyers trying to make change happen  SPACE NEWS · 3 weeks
A deep-rooted organization like SMC with more than 5,000 employees and a $7 billion budget is not going... more
Astronomers Make History in a Split Second  ASTRO WATCH · 3 weeks
In a world first, an Australian-led international team of astronomers has determined the precise location of a powerful one-off burst of cosmic... more
ALMA Pinpoints the Formation Site of Planet around Nearest Young Star  ASTRO WATCH · 3 weeks
Researchers using ALMA (Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array) found a small dust concentration in the... more
Medical News Today: A complete guide to home nebulizer therapy  MNT · 3 weeks
Home nebulizers are an effective way to deliver medicine into the airways. Learn more about home nebulizer therapy here, including how to use the equipment. more
Astronomers Pinpoint Location of Non-Repeating Fast Radio Burst  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 weeks
Fast radio bursts (FRBs) are brief radio emissions from distant astronomical sources. Some are known to repeat, but most are... more
Cosmic cat and mouse: Astronomers capture and tag a fleeting radio burst  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Gemini Observatory provides critical observations that confirm the distance to a mysterious, very short-lived, radio outburst from a galaxy several billions of light years... more
Cosmic waves discovery could unlock mysteries of intergalactic space  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Scientists were celebrating a groundbreaking astronomical discovery Thursday that they say could pave the way for mapping the outer reaches of the universe. more
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