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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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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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Astronomers Discover that all Galaxies Spin the Same
March 14, 2018
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Astronomers Discover that all Galaxies Spin the Same

Recently, astronomers have discovered that no matter how big, all galaxies rotate once every billion years. Researchers think this is weird. Lead researcher Gerhardt Meurer said the discovery was “kind of weird.” “I just thought that’s kind of odd, small galaxies and big galaxies all orbiting at the same...

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

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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Astronomers Observe Universe’s First Stars
March 04, 2018
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Astronomers Observe Universe’s First Stars

It’s the first time for astronomers to look at light from the Universe’s first stars. They have glimpsed the dawn of the universe 13.6 billion years ago. In this time, the earliest stars were just beginning to glow after the Big Bang. Astronomers call this moment the Cosmic Dawn. Astronomers, through a small...

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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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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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