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Astronomers Develop Method to Detect Tiny Black Holes in Outskirts of Our Solar System

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Astronomers want to get in on NASA’s push to the moon

Home News Science & Astronomy The Apollo 16 mission to the moon in 1972 included the first telescopic observations taken from the lunar surface. (Image: © NASA) NASA wants to go to the moon, and astrophysicists want their instruments to ride along, too.The details are still in flux, as scientists are figuring out what makes…

Astronomers find South Pole Wall, an enormous structure stretching 1.4 billion light-years throughout

Home News A visualization showing the South Pole Wall, a large cluster of galaxies near the southernmost part of the sky. (Image: © D. Pomarede, R. B. Tully, R. Graziani, H. Courtois, Y. Hoffman, J. Lezmy.) Spectacular 3D maps of the universe have revealed one of the biggest cosmic structures ever found — an almost-inconceivable…

How Astronomers Learned to ‘Listen’ to Gravitational Waves

Over 100 years ago, Albert Einstein published his general theory of relativity, laying the foundation for our modern view of gravity. Einstein proposed that massive objects can warp the fabric of space-time, with the heaviest, densest objects, such as stars and black holes, creating deep “gravity wells” in the fabric. And much like a donated penny…

Astronomers Observe Superflare on Nearby Red Dwarf AD Leonis

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Astronomers Discover Outstanding Stream of Extragalactic Origin in the Vicinity of the Sun

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Astronomers Find Largest Super-Neptune Yet around Red Dwarf Star

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Astronomers Are Uncovering the Magnetic Soul of deep space

Anytime astronomers figure out a new way of looking for magnetic fields in ever more remote regions of the cosmos, inexplicably, they find them. Original story reprinted with permission from Quanta Magazine, an editorially independent publication of the Simons Foundation whose mission is to enhance public understanding of science by covering research develop­ments and trends…

Astronomers Find Monster Quasar in Early Universe

An international team of astronomers has discovered the second most distant quasar ever found. Named Pōniuā`ena and designated J100758.264+211529.207 (J1007+2115), the object is around 13.1 billion light-years away, and contains a huge black hole with the mass equivalent to about 1.5 billion Suns, about twice as massive as that in the most distant known quasar…

Space scrap: Astronomers stress as private companies press ahead with satellite launches

Home News Spaceflight Space junk is making low Earth orbit crowded. (Image: © Johan Swanepoel/Shutterstock) This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Space.com's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights. Read the original article.Martin McCoustra, ScotCHEM Chair in Chemical Physics, Heriot-Watt UniversitySince the launch of Sputnik 1 in 1957, the lower orbit around the…

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Tokyo gov looks for second term, says Japan unprepared for pandemic

TOKYO (AP) — Japan may have contained its coronavirus outbreaks for now but the country needs better crisis management and a digital transformation to prepare for future shocks, Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike said.“We have to sort out the problems and start preparing now for a possible next wave,” Koike said in an interview with The…

Triple Crown 2020: Breaking Down Odds for Tiz The Law and Belmont Challengers

Al Bello/Getty ImagesThe Triple Crown has a much different schedule in 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic, but there are still some contenders to win all three races, beginning with the Belmont Stakes.Tiz The Law is the odds-on favorite to win the first leg thanks to some dominant performances to begin 2020, although there are…

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40 Celebrities You Probably Didn’t Know Attended Ivy League Colleges

Getty Images/Men's Health Celebrities might be known for the paths they took in Hollywood, whether it be music or film. But many actually attended school before making their big break, and some took it upon themselves to receive the best education (if you believe that) the country has to offer—the Ivy League colleges, ranging from…

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The first episode of Netflix's Unsolved Mysteries chronicles the disappearance and death of Rey Rivera.Rivera's death was initially reported as a suicide, but the ruling has been questioned by friends and family.Rivera left behind a cryptic note that the FBI ruled was not a suicide note.Netflix's Unsolved Mysteries opens with the case of Rey Rivera,…