Earth’s Closest Exoplanet Gets Slammed with Gigantic Stellar Flare
February 27, 2018
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Earth’s Closest Exoplanet Gets Slammed with Gigantic Stellar Flare

Astronomers yesterday announced the discovery of a colossal stellar flare. It erupted from the Proxima b’s host star, Proxima Centauri. Two powerful solar flares erupted in two minutes. The second one was 10 times brighter than any known flare from Earth’s sun. Thus, increasing Proxima Centauri’s brightness by 1,000 times...

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Astronomer Observes First Ever Supernova Birth
February 26, 2018
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Astronomer Observes First Ever Supernova Birth

An amateur astronomer has observed the first-ever supernova birth from the comfort of his home. This is a landmark for astronomy. Victor Buso is a locksmith who is also passionate about astronomy. He recorded the birth of a normal type IIb supernova this week since named SN 2016gkg. In September 2016 in Argentina, Víctor Buso...

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Certain Black Holes Might Erase your Past
February 25, 2018
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Certain Black Holes Might Erase your Past

Entering a black hole would be impossible to survive… or would it? A mathematician suggests that certain black holes might obliterate your past. Equations of the theory of relativity suggest that certain black holes can erase the past conditional of the observer. Also they could have an infinite number of possible...

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SpaceX Just Launched its First Internet-Beaming Test Satellites
February 22, 2018
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SpaceX Just Launched its First Internet-Beaming Test Satellites

SpaceX successfully launched two of its own test satellites for the first time ever on Thursday. It launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. On Thursday, SpaceX launched the largest satellite network ever built. Thus, bringing high-speed internet to billions around the world. The two mini-fridge-sized prototype...

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Bigelow Aerospace to Operate Private Space Stations
February 21, 2018
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Bigelow Aerospace to Operate Private Space Stations

Bigelow Aerospace launches a new company with a mission to operate private space stations. They call it the Bigelow Space Operations (BSO). Yesterday (Feb. 20), entrepreneur Robert Bigelow announced the creation of Bigelow Space Operations (BSO). It will manage the private space stations being built by his Nevada-based...

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Astronomers Observe a Supermassive Black Hole’s Spinning Disk
February 20, 2018
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Astronomers Observe a Supermassive Black Hole’s Spinning Disk

ALMA telescope just captured an image of the rotating dusty gas torus. It swirls around the supermassive black hole of M77. So, astronomers have talked about the existence of such rotating structures decades ago. But this is the first time they’ve confirmed one so clearly. The supermassive black hole lies in the...

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SpaceX Launching its Global Internet Satellites
February 18, 2018
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SpaceX Launching its Global Internet Satellites

SpaceX will launch its first two test global internet satellites next week. A postponement from an initial liftoff that they scheduled for Sunday. With the Heavy’s test flight complete, SpaceX is back to business. SpaceX is stepping up development of its “Starlink” network of satellites. The company will soon...

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NASA Mars Rover Finds Another Surprise
February 17, 2018
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NASA Mars Rover Finds Another Surprise

NASA’s Mars Rover Opportunity surprises scientists with observations of “rock stripes”. They resemble stone stripes on some mountain slopes on Earth. NASA launched Opportunity to Mars in 2003 for what was supposed to be a 90-Martian-day mission. However, the rover has outlived and outperformed...

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Hubble Watches Neptune’s Giant Storm Disappear
February 17, 2018
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Hubble Watches Neptune’s Giant Storm Disappear

Hubble watches a giant storm, three billion miles away, as it shrinks. The storm was once big enough to reach from Boston to Portugal. So, NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, through its pictures, proves that the dark storm is shrinking out of existence. In 1989, NASA’s Voyager 2 spacecraft flew by Neptune. Back then, the...

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Russia & China Building Destructive Space Weapons – USA Warns
February 15, 2018
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Russia & China Building Destructive Space Weapons – USA Warns

Russia and China could soon possess “destructive” space weapons. American intelligence agencies warn that they could use them against the U.S. Both countries will have operational weapons that can fire from earth to take out satellites “in the next few years”, U.S intelligence agencies warned in a report on...

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