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Hubble Spots the Most Distant Star Ever Seen
April 02, 2018
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Hubble Spots the Most Distant Star Ever Seen

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope continues to break observing records. It has observed the most distant star ever seen, 9 billion light-years from Earth. The universe is 13.8 billion years old. Meanwhile, the light of this star started traveling at least 9 billion light-years ago. The team had been using the Hubble Space...

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Astronomers Find a Galaxy Free of Dark Matter
March 31, 2018
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Astronomers Find a Galaxy Free of Dark Matter

This is the first time astronomers find an entire galaxy that’s devoid of dark matter. A poorly-understood building block of our universe. Astronomers on Wednesday (March 28) announced the discovery of the first and only known galaxy without dark matter. Astronomers think that dark matter makes up about 27 percent of our...

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Artificial Intelligence Identifies 6,000 Crater Impacts on the Moon
March 26, 2018
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Artificial Intelligence Identifies 6,000 Crater Impacts on the Moon

Researchers at U of T Scarborough developed a new technique based on A.I. The new technique can measure the size and location of crater impacts on the moon. This new technology is similar to that used for self-driving cars. “Basically, we need to manually look at an image, locate and count the craters, and then calculate...

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Astronomers Detect Radio Signals from a Black Hole Eating a Star
March 21, 2018
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Astronomers Detect Radio Signals from a Black Hole Eating a Star

Astronomers have caught radio signals of a supermassive black hole devouring a star. Radio observations revealed the presence of a jet of high-energy particles. The radio signature closely matched the pattern of X-ray emissions, suggesting a close relationship between the two phenomena. “This is telling us the black hole...

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Stephen Hawking’s Theory of Multiverse – the Final Paper
March 20, 2018
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Stephen Hawking’s Theory of Multiverse – the Final Paper

According to media reports, a final paper from Stephen Hawking suggests that our universe is just one among many. The multiverse. The famed cosmologist, who died last week at the age of 76, is the lead author of a study called “A Smooth Exit from Eternal Inflation?” On March 4 — just 10 days before...

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NASA’s Juno Caught a Beautiful Rose-Storm on Jupiter
March 19, 2018
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NASA’s Juno Caught a Beautiful Rose-Storm on Jupiter

NASA’s Juno spacecraft continues to orbit Jupiter, thus, bringing us beautiful views of the gas giant. Recently NASA has released an image of a rose-storm on planet Jupiter. Juno space probe has entered Jupiter’s orbit on July 4, 2016. NASA’s Juno spacecraft snapped the original picture on Feb. 7, during its...

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Now Anyone Can Hunt for Alien Planets
March 13, 2018
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Now Anyone Can Hunt for Alien Planets

Ever wanted to discover new alien planets? Thanks to new Google released code, you can now be a part of exoplanetary hunting. Last year, researchers announced they’d discovered two alien planets in the archival data gathered by NASA’s prolific Kepler space telescope. They achieved this using Google...

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Hubble Captures a Spectacular Galactic Collision
March 12, 2018
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Hubble Captures a Spectacular Galactic Collision

Hubble Space Telescope has been enjoying spectacular views for nearly 28 years. Currently, it has caught a beautiful shot of a galactic collision. NASA’s and ESA’s legendary telescope rotates in low Earth orbit. This beautiful piece of technology has vastly increased our knowledge about space. We have learned more...

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Space Changed the DNA of Astronaut Scott Kelly
March 11, 2018
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Space Changed the DNA of Astronaut Scott Kelly

Scott Kelly spent nearly a year in space, aboard the International Space Station. He returned to Earth in 2016 and found that his DNA had changed. Scott Kelly and his twin brother, astronaut Mark Kelly, were the subjects of the study that sought to find out exactly what happens to the body after a year in space. Scott...

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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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