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melted nuclear fuel seen inside second fukushima reactor Melted nuclear fuel seen inside second Fukushima reactor
CBC The operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant said Friday that a long telescopic probe successfully captured images of what... 1 day
Hubble Mission Commander, Spacewalker to Enter Astronaut Hall of Fame
SPACE.COM Scott Altman, commander of the final space shuttle mission to service the Hubble Space Telescope, and spacewalker Thomas Jones, who helped install the U.S. laboratory on the International... 1 day
Melted nuclear fuel seen inside second Fukushima reactor
PHYS.ORG The operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant says a long telescopic probe has successfully captured images of some melted fuel inside one of its three damaged reactors, providing crucial information for... 2 days
Study of distant galaxies challenges the understanding of how stars form
PHYS.ORG The most massive galaxies in our neighbourhood formed their stars billions of years ago, early in the history of the universe. At the present day, they... 2 days
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ABC NEWS The operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant says a long telescopic probe has successfully captured images of some melted fuel inside one of its three damaged reactors, providing crucial information for... 2 days
Enormous 'El Gordo' Galaxy Cluster Captured in Hubble Image
SPACE.COM An incredible photo from the Hubble Space Telescope showcases an enormous galaxy cluster that weighs in at a whopping 3 million billion suns. 2 days
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ASTRO WATCH Resembling a swarm of flickering fireflies, this beautiful galaxy cluster glows intensely in the dark cosmos,... 2 days
Hubble Takes Closer Look at Abell 1758
SCI-NEWS.COM The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has taken the most detailed image so far of A1758N, a sub-cluster of the massive galaxy cluster... 2 days
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Meteoritic stardust unlocks timing of supernova dust formation
PHYS.ORG Dust is everywhere—not just in your attic or under your bed, but also in outer space. To astronomers, dust can be a nuisance by blocking the light of distant stars, or it... 2 days
North, east, south, west: The many faces of Abell 1758
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Resembling a swarm of flickering fireflies, this beautiful galaxy cluster glows intensely in the dark cosmos, accompanied by the myriad bright lights of foreground stars and swirling spiral... 2 days
On This Day In Space! Jan. 18, 2002: Gemini South Observatory Dedicated
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New biggest radio telescope to help detect alien signals - CNET
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ASTRO WATCH Astronomers using ESO’s MUSE instrument on the Very Large Telescope... 3 days
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CBC VIDEO Astronomers using an observatory in Chile have revealed a star in a cluster that is being flung hundreds of thousands of kilometres back and... 3 days
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Science Magazine Dedicated microsatellite joins telescopes watching for rare transit of β Pictoris b 3 days
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SCI-NEWS.COM Thanks to the presence of a cosmic zoom lens, Hubble and Spitzer space telescopes got a uniquely close-up... 4 days
Odd behavior of star reveals lonely black hole hiding in giant star cluster
SCIENCE DAILY Astronomers using ESO's MUSE instrument on the Very Large Telescope in Chile have discovered a star in the cluster NGC 3201 that... 4 days
Odd behavior of star reveals lonely black hole hiding in giant star cluster
PHYS.ORG Astronomers using ESO's MUSE instrument on the Very Large Telescope in Chile have discovered a star in the cluster NGC 3201 that... 4 days
Hubble weighs in on mass of 3 million billion suns
SCIENCE DAILY In 2014, astronomers found an enormous galaxy cluster contains the mass of a staggering three million billion suns -- so it's little wonder that it has earned the... 4 days
Radio Astronomers Detect Organic Molecule Benzonitrile in Interstellar Medium
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Hubble weighs in on mass of three million billion suns
PHYS.ORG In 2014, astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope found that this enormous galaxy cluster contains the mass of a staggering three million billion suns—so it's little wonder... 4 days
Earth Resides in Oddball Solar System, Alien Worlds Show
SPACE.COM Our solar system may be an oddball in the universe. A new study using data from NASA's Kepler Space Telescope shows that in most cases, exoplanets orbiting the same star... 4 days
Five-Planet System Found: K2-138
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Astronomers conduct detailed chemical analysis of eleven globular clusters
PHYS.ORG Astronomers have performed abundance measurements for 11 globular clusters in the galaxies NGC 147, NGC 6822, and Messier 33. The new study, presented January 9 in a paper published on... 5 days
Mystery Solved! Discovery of Organic Molecules Explains Universe's Infrared Glow
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Astronomers Spot ‘Flickering’ Supermassive Black Hole
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ASTRO WATCH During the formation and evolution of the Solar System, significant numbers of cometary and asteroidal bodies were ejected into interstellar space. It is reasonable... 5 days
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PHYS.ORG Brazilian astronomers have performed photometric observations of the dwarf nova V2051 Oph during its quiescent period, which revealed important insights... 6 days
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SCI-NEWS.COM By combining the visible and infrared capabilities of NASA’s Spitzer and NASA/ESA Hubble space... 6 days
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THE VERGE NASA’s next big space observatory, the James Webb Space Telescope,... 6 days
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LIVE SCIENCE A new 360-degree simulation that uses data from NASA's Chandra X-Ray Observatory is helping astronomers better understand more... 7 days
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ASTRO WATCH Astronomers and visualization specialists from NASA’s Universe of Learning program have combined visible and infrared vision of the... 7 days
'Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey' TV Series Will Return in 2019
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ASTRO WATCH Our entire understanding of... 7 days
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ASTRO WATCH For many years, astronomers had a simple view of our Milky Way's central hub, or bulge,... 7 days
'Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey' TV Series Will Return for Second Season in 2019
SPACE.COM "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey" will return for a second season in the spring of 2019, with astronomer Neil deGrasse Tyson returning as... 7 days
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ASTRO WATCH To have a full picture of the lives of massive stars, researchers need to study them in all stages –... 1 week
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Hubble Space Telescope Probes Archaeology of Milky Way’s Bulge
SCI-NEWS.COM Many disc galaxies, including our own Milky Way Galaxy, have a central concentration of stars called a ‘bulge.’... 1 week
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ASTRO WATCH The galaxy under study, called SDSS J1354+1327 (J1354 for short), is about 800 million light-years from Earth. The team used... 1 week
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ASTRO WATCH Astronomers had a mystery on their hands. No matter where they looked, from inside the Milky Way to distant galaxies,... 1 week
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ASTRO WATCH In an unprecedented deep survey for small, faint objects in the Orion Nebula, astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have... 1 week
Hubble Space Telescope Probes Archeology of Milky Way’s Bulge
SCI-NEWS.COM Many disc galaxies, including our own Milky Way Galaxy, have a central concentration of stars called a ‘bulge.’... 1 week
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CBC Using two telescopes, astronomers have found a black hole at the centre of a... 1 week
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Wild 360-Degree Video Lets You See the Milky Way As a Giant Black Hole Would
SPACE.COM A new 360-degree simulation that uses data from NASA's Chandra X-Ray Observatory is helping astronomers better understand more... 1 week
Hubble Finds Three Giant Exoplanets and Several Brown Dwarfs in Orion Nebula
SCI-NEWS.COM Using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope to peer deep into the famous Orion Nebula, Space Telescope Institute researcher Massimo Robberto and colleagues searched for... 1 week
See a 360-degree visualization of the center of the Milky Way
SCIENCE-NEWS VIDEO A 360-degree simulation, made with data from several telescopes, shows the center of the Milky Way as seen from the galaxy’s supermassive black hole. 1 week
Supermassive black hole 'double burps' - then naps
Sky News Astronomers have witnessed a supermassive black hole eating gas from a nearby galaxy and then "burping" - twice. 1 week
Magnified and stretched out image of extremely distant galaxy
SCIENCE DAILY An intensive survey deep into the universe by NASA's Hubble and Spitzer space telescopes has yielded the proverbial needle-in-a-haystack: the farthest galaxy yet seen in an image that has been... 1 week
Supermassive black hole caught burping — twice
SCIENCE DAILY Astronomers have caught a supermassive black hole in a distant galaxy snacking on gas and then "burping" — not once, but twice. 1 week
Brown dwarfs found sprinkled among newborn stars in Orion Nebula
SCIENCE DAILY Astronomers have uncovered the largest known population of brown dwarfs sprinkled among newborn stars in the Orion Nebula. 1 week
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ASTRO WATCH Astronomers have looked back to a time soon after the Big Bang, and have discovered swirling gas in some of the earliest... 1 week
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ASTRO WATCH A new visualization provides an exceptional virtual trip — complete with a 360-degree view — to the center of our home galaxy, the Milky... 1 week
Hubble and Spitzer team up to find magnified and stretched out image of distant galaxy
PHYS.ORG An intensive survey deep into the universe by NASA's Hubble and Spitzer space telescopes has yielded the proverbial... 1 week
Hubble probes the archeology of our Milky Way's ancient hub
PHYS.ORG For many years, astronomers had a simple view of our Milky Way's central hub, or bulge, as a quiescent place composed of old stars, the earliest homesteaders of... 1 week
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ASTRO WATCH Observations by NASA's Swift spacecraft, now renamed the Neil Gehrels Swift Observatory after the mission’s late principal investigator, have captured an unprecedented change in... 1 week
NASA space telescopes provide a 3-D journey through the Orion Nebula
PHYS.ORG Astronomers and visualization specialists from NASA's Universe of Learning program have combined visible and infrared vision of the Hubble and Spitzer space telescopes to create an... 1 week
Faint galactic glow: Intriguing organic molecule benzonitrile in interstellar space
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Citizen scientists discover five-planet system
SCIENCE DAILY In its search for exoplanets -- planets outside of our solar system -- NASA's Kepler telescope trails behind Earth, measuring the brightness of stars that may potentially host planets. The instrument identifies potential planets around other stars by... 1 week
Hubble finds substellar objects in the Orion Nebula
PHYS.ORG Using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope to peer deep into the vast stellar nursery called the Orion Nebula, astronomers searched for small, faint bodies. What they found was the largest population yet of... 1 week
GBT detection unlocks exploration of 'aromatic' interstellar chemistry
PHYS.ORG Astronomers had a mystery on their hands. No matter where they looked, from inside the Milky Way to distant galaxies, they observed a puzzling glow of infrared light. This faint cosmic light,... 1 week
Citizen scientists discover five-planet system
PHYS.ORG In its search for exoplanets—planets outside of our solar system—NASA's Kepler telescope trails behind Earth, measuring the brightness of stars that may potentially host planets. The instrument identifies potential planets around other stars by looking for dips in... 1 week
Hubble telescope ramps up search for Europa’s watery plumes
SCIENCE-NEWS Astronomers are redoubling their efforts to confirm that the icy moon Europa spews water from its south pole. 1 week
'World's Most Magnificent Time Machine,' the James Webb Space Telescope, Leaving Houston
SPACE.COM It survived a hurricane and is now off to earthquake territory: The James Webb Space Telescope has come out of its deep freeze and... 1 week
Dive through the heart of a nebula in a wondrous NASA video - CNET
CNET VIDEO Immerse yourself in a visual experience like no other as NASA's space telescopes sweep you through the splendid Orion Nebula. 1 week
Fast Radio Burst Source Linked to Extreme Magnetic Environment
SCI-NEWS.COM Using the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico and the Green Bank Telescope in West Virginia, astronomers have gained... 1 week
The night sky magic of the Atacama
PHYS.ORG There's nothing an astronomer – whether professional or amateur – loves more than a clear dark night sky away from the city lights. Outside the glare and glow and cloud cover that most of... 1 week
Separated by a Century, Two Astronomers Study the Same Strange Stars
SPACE.COM An age-old astronomy technique reveals new clues about the vast number and type of stars in the universe. 1 week
How Astronomers Are Measuring Monster Black Hole Masses Faster Than Ever Before
SPACE.COM A new, ultrafast method of measuring the mass of massive black holes in distant galaxies could help scientists better understand how these monsters influence... 1 week
On This Day In Space! Jan. 11, 1787: William Herschel Discovers 2 Moons of Uranus
SPACE.COM On January 11, 1787, the English astronomer Sir William Herschel discovered two moons at Uranus! Oberon and Titania... 1 week
New SOFIA observations help unravel mysteries of the birth of colossal suns
PHYS.ORG Astronomers are observing star-forming regions in our galaxy with NASA's flying telescope, the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, SOFIA, to understand the processes and... 1 week
Supercomputer provides black hole breakthrough
Sky News Using supercomputer simulations, astronomers have discovered more about how black holes interact with space-time. 1 week
Fast radio bursts mystery 'close to being solved'
Sky News Astronomers are getting closer to solving one of the universe's biggest mysteries. 1 week
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SPACE NEWS NASA announced Jan. 10 that it was renaming the Swift astronomy spacecraft after its former principal investigator, who passed away... 1 week
Astronomers to build space telescope to explore nearby stars
PHYS.ORG In 2021, a spacecraft the size of a Cheerios box will carry a small telescope into Earth orbit on an unusual mission. Its task is to monitor the flares and... 1 week
Astronomers to build space telescope to explore nearby stars
SCIENCE DAILY A new mission will launch a small satellite telescope into space to study the environment in other solar systems around the Galaxy's most common type of star. 1 week
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ASTRO WATCH Recent observations of a mysterious and distant object that emits intermittent bursts of radio waves so bright that... 1 week
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ASTRO WATCH An international research team led by Université de Montréal astrophysicist Lauren Weiss has discovered that exoplanets... 1 week
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Scientists, Engineers Push for Servicing and Assembly of Future Space Observatories
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Swarm of hydrogen clouds flying away from center of our galaxy
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Scientists take viewers to the center of the Milky Way
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'Totally Wrong' on Jupiter: What Scientists Gleaned from NASA's Juno Mission
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Webb Telescope's Houston highlights
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NASA's newly renamed Swift Mission spies a comet slowdown
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Astronomers detect 'whirlpool' movement in earliest galaxies; swirling gases soon after Big Bang
SCIENCE DAILY Astronomers have looked back to a time soon after the Big Bang, and have discovered swirling gas in some of the earliest... 1 week
Fast radio bursts 'twists and shouts' help scientists determine source of cosmic blasts
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Weird radio signals may have even freakier source than aliens - CNET
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ALMA Detects ‘Whirlpool’ Movement in Two Early Galaxies
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Mysterious radio bursts may be coming from neutron star orbiting black hole
Science Magazine Astronomers take a closer look at FRB 121102 1 week
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CBC In a galaxy three billion light-years from Earth is a peculiar object that continually... 1 week
Fast radio bursts 'twists and shouts' help scientists determine source of cosmic blasts
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Astronomers detect 'whirlpool' movement in earliest galaxies
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THE VERGE After five years, scientists might have... 1 week
Study: Planets within Single Multi-Planet System are Similar in Size and Regularly Spaced
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North, east, south, west: The many faces of Abell 1758
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Hidden black hole caught flinging star back and forth in distant cluster
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See a 360-degree visualization of the center of the Milky Way
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Dive through the heart of a nebula in a wondrous NASA video - CNET
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Weird radio signals may have even freakier source than aliens - CNET
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Scientists take viewers to the center of the Milky Way
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Webb Telescope's Houston highlights
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NASA's newly renamed Swift Mission spies a comet slowdown
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First ELT main mirror segments successfully cast
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