A Mystery Around a Black Hole 5 billion Light-Years Away. A team of Spanish researchers, with the participation of the University of Granada (UGR), has accurately detected a structure in the innermost region of a quasar (small, very far objects that emit huge amounts of energy, comparable to that emitted by a whole galaxy) at […]

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On 25 February 2016, the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) signed an ‘Inter Agency Arrangement for Strategic Partnership’ at the German Embassy in Tokyo, Japan.

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Brand New Hubble Images. An exoplanet or extrasolar planet is a planet that orbits a star other than the Sun. Over 2000 exoplanets have been discovered since 1988. Using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers at the University of Arizona have taken the first direct, time-resolved images of an exoplanet.

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The first successful detection of gases in the atmosphere of a super-Earth reveals the presence of hydrogen and helium, but no water vapour, according to UCL researchers. The exotic exoplanet, 55 Cancri e, is over eight times the mass of Earth and has previously been dubbed the ‘diamond planet’ because models based on its mass […]

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Time Capsule Beamed into Space. Did you ever make a time capsule as a kid and bury some thinks in the back yard? Well if you like that soon you will have the chance to do it on a much larger scale.Messages from around the world are to be beamed into space at the speed […]

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Severe weather moved through the southern U.S. on February 2 and 3, and NASA’s Global Precipitation Measurement or GPM core satellite examined the violent thunderstorms.

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Hubble Space Telescope astronomers are finding that the old adage “what goes up must come down” even applies to an immense cloud of hydrogen gas outside our Milky Way galaxy. The invisible cloud is plummeting toward our galaxy at nearly 700,000 miles per hour.

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The Answer to the Question of How the Moon Came to Be. Have you ever stared at the moon on a clear night and wondered why is it so round or where did it come from? Maybe not but for sure I have, well here is the answer and no, it is not made of […]

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Evidence of a Giant 9th Planet and the Race to Find it is on! For more than 70 years, Pluto was one of nine planets recognized in our Solar System. However it was relegated to the status of dwarf planet in 2006 by the International Astronomical Union. Now researchers have reason to believe the is a real […]

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The Search for the Largest Black Hole in Our Universe. Not too long ago, the idea of a black hole was just that, a theory. However thanks to modern radio telescope technology we are now able to actually locate and observe them. Recently what might be the 2nd largest black hole in our universe was […]

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