Astronomy

Nevada Astronomy Festival to be Held at Great Basin National Park

Posted in Nevada September 26, 2022 by Christina Arrascaeta Nevada is known for many things – its rich pioneer history, diverse geography, and a melting pot of friendly people. However, did you know that the silver state is also famous for the way it shines, …

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New hires at Sarnia Police HQ aimed to ease ‘astronomical’ fear of dealing with prisoners amid opioid crisis

Breadcrumb Links New Local News Sarnia Police Headquarters file picture Content of the article Michael Van Sickle was asked to describe how stressful it is for a reception sergeant to monitor prisoners in cells at Sarnia police headquarters primarily by video amid the opioid crisis. Advertisement 2 This ad has …

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‘The prices are astronomical’: Economists continue to see rising food prices

DELMARVA- If you feel the pinch, high food prices, at the cash register. You’re not alone. “I prepare the meals; so I’m saving with it, but it’s just a little daunting knowing that’s exactly what it’s going to be,” said Ellie Winkler, a junior from Salisbury University. The cost of …

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Northwest astrophysics professor directs first Webb telescope project

An artist’s conception shows the James Webb Space Telescope orbiting the Sun, one million miles from Earth. Credit: NASA-GSFC, Adriana M. Gutierrez (CI Lab) Since early July, the James Webb Space Telescope has been providing Earthlings with stunning images of nebulae (star-forming regions), a cluster of galaxies that appeared in …

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UNM Physics and Astronomy Graduate Student Association ‘PUMP’ Up Undergraduate Students: UNM Newsroom

Students in the Physics, Astronomy, and Interdisciplinary Science (PAÍS) building at the University of New Mexico not only learn on their own, but help their peers grasp the concepts and get through the day as well. The Graduate Student Association of Physics and Astronomy (P&A GSA) has launched the Undergraduate …

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How gravity gives astronomers a powerful lens on the universe

Newswise — In 1919, astronomers Arthur Eddington and Andrew Crommelin captured photographic images of a total solar eclipse. The Sun was then in the constellation of Taurus and a handful of its stars were visible in the photographs. But the stars weren’t quite in their expected place. The Sun’s enormous …

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MSU St. Andrews to Host Virtual Family Astronomy Night on September 14

Michigan State University St. Andrews will host a free Virtual Family Astronomy Night at 7 p.m. on September 14. The presentation will focus on stars and spectroscopy. Discussion points will include what stars are made of; what makes up bright nebulae, dark nebulae, galaxies or quasars; what are the distances …

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Holistic astronomy experience! Learn how this program gives voice to young Indian astronomers

In today’s world of advanced technology in all industries, the possibilities of achieving the impossible have become higher. Likewise, the space sector has also come a long way in introducing new research and innovation. Exploring the cosmos with the proper technique and approach becomes fascinating to many. A country like …

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Reach for the stars at an astronomy party

The Faculty of Astronomy at Moorpark College and the Astronomical Society of Ventura County will present the final Star Party of the summer at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 17 at the Moorpark College Observatory, 7075 Campus Road. Guest speaker Kevin McKeegan will give a short talk on meteorites. He …

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Obituary: William Tobin, Kiwi astronomer and anti-Brexit campaigner who opposed Boris Johnson

John Hearnshaw is Emeritus Professor of Astronomy at the University of Canterbury. Dr. William Tobin: astronomer; b July 28, 1953; from July 6, 2022 OBITUARY: William Tobin, who died in France aged 68, was a renowned Kiwi astronomer and, later in life, a vocal opponent of Brexit. As a British …

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Why the sky’s the limit for astro-tourism startup Starscapes

We may not all have Van Gogh’s knack for keeping a starry night alive forever, but that doesn’t mean we aren’t mesmerized by the night sky. Young Paul Savio was no different. During his evenings with his father as a young boy, Paul was held captive by the night sky. …

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This astronomical work of art shines at points around Pasadena – NBC Los Angeles

What there is to know Fulcrum Festival celebrates the “intersections of art and science in Greater Los Angeles” The theme of the 2022 festival is “Deep Ocean/Deep Space” from September 15 to 25, 2022; various places Admiring a work of art often implies being quite close to this work. We …

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On Friday, the sidewalk astronomy event at Keystone Ancient Forest will allow visitors to see stars | New

The heartland of Texas isn’t the only place where the stars at night are big and bright. And on Friday night, those stars will be more visible than ever, thanks to “Sidewalk Astronomy,” a free event for all ages at the Keystone Ancient Forest. Sand Springs astronomy enthusiast Tim Gilliland …

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Astronomers discover an extrasolar world that could be entirely covered by a deep ocean

Artist’s rendering of exoplanet TOI-1452 b, a small planet that may be entirely covered by deep ocean. Credit: Benoit Gougeon, University of Montreal Using instruments designed in part in Canada, a team of astronomers discovered a[{” attribute=””>exoplanet that could be completely covered in water. An international team of scientists has …

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Future Astronomers launches a new phase of astronomy

Brooklyn, New York, Aug. 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Future Astronomers, creator of the astronomy education platform Future Astronomers, today announced the launch of the second phase of free programs for Fall 2022. Future Astronomers is expanding its offering, and the details are as follows: Initiation of the second series …

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SunLive – Archaeoastronomy in Tauranga

Traveling through Peru to explore archaeoastronomy is the subject of a presentation at the August meeting of the Tauranga Astronomical Society. Originally scheduled for July, but postponed twice due to a weather bomb and then Covid, Gary Spark, President of the Hawke’s Bay Astronomical Society and Director of the Hawke’s …

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Astronomers have discovered a particularly sneaky black hole

VFTS 243 is a binary system of a large hot blue star and a black hole orbiting each other, as seen in this animation. Credit: ESO/L.Calçada Discovery sheds light on star death, black hole formation and gravitational waves When it comes to domain[{” attribute=””>black hole research, it seems there is …

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Unveiling the Veil Nebula – Astronomy Now

The Veil Nebula in Cygnus is a quintessential supernova remnant that makes for a superb mosaic imagery project, spanning a massive three degrees in diameter. Visually, its brightest section can be spied with modest optical aid. Image: Sara Wager. The Veil Nebula in Cygnus is an iconic deep-sky target, a …

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Ask Astro: Why will DAVINCI so quickly pass through Venus’ atmosphere?

Why will the DAVINCI spacecraft drop its parachute so soon after entering the atmosphere of Venus? Won’t that mean less time to collect data and images? Steven Portalupi Newmarket, New Hampshire Venus and its massive atmosphere present an incredibly challenging environment for any in situ probe mission. The …

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Snapshot: Astronomers discover glowing gas around a small planet

Observing planets being born is a difficult task. But in recent years, radio telescopes like the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) have captured images of glowing disks of material around young stars. The image above shows such a circumstellar disk around the star AS 209, about 395 light-years away in …

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A flying saucer-shaped cloud floats above Hawaiian telescopes

No, the extraterrestrials did not just visit a few telescopes probing celestial phenomena. The Gemini Observatory on the Big Island of Hawaii recently experienced a “close encounter” of a cloud that some people associate with Unidentified Flying Objects (UFOs), but the true explanation is far less alien. . (It’s never …

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Here’s your chance to name some early JWST targets

Not inspired by the boring scientific numbering of exoplanets? Well, here’s your chance to name an alien world and its host star by connecting them to human cultures. To mark the 10th anniversary of its Office for Astronomy Outreach, the International Astronomical Union (IAU) is holding a competition to name …

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Quad-Cities Popular Astronomy Club: My Alien Vacation Home (Part 1) | Local

Alan Sheidler People’s Astronomy Club There has been a lot of hype recently about returning to the moon, exploring nearby asteroids, and colonizing Mars. As an aficionado of astronomy and space travel, I’m all for exploring new worlds. Since before recorded history, humans have always pushed beyond the boundaries of …

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Astronomers catch super-energetic collision of dead stars

A distant neutron star merger has triggered one of the strongest short gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) ever seen, according to new observations from ALMA, the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array in Chile. Neutron stars are the super-dense stellar cores left behind after massive stars explode, and when, say, two neutron stars collide, …

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Star and dust clouds

We have all seen many types of clouds. Rain clouds, puffy white clouds, clouds with rainbows, even clouds of gnats and clouds of steam from an old fashioned locomotive that i saw when I was a child. Have you ever seen a cloud of stars? I – in summer Milky …

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Sainsbury’s shoppers are floored after seeing the ‘astronomical’ cost of a pack of fish sticks

Sainsbury’s shoppers have expressed shock after seeing packs of fish fingers priced at £7. A customer remarked he was almost ‘falling to his knees’ when he saw the price in a Sainsbury’s store. This comes after food prices have risen in all supermarkets over the past few months. Lurpak butter …

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Award-winning researcher and teacher has stars in his eyes to give lecture on astronomy at Alpine

Imagine a childhood filled with telescopes, night skies, and a lifelong fascination with stars, planets, and galaxies. Robert Quimby lived it. “It’s really my parents’ fault. They were both amateur astronomers, so some of my earliest childhood memories are of looking through a telescope,” says the astronomy professor at San …

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Castaway gamma-ray bursts occur in extremely distant galaxies, astronomers say

About 30% of short gamma-ray bursts (sGRBs), which form in neutron star collisions, have no coincident host galaxy, raising questions about their true origins and distances. Using data from multiple space and ground-based telescopes, astronomers found that these seemingly isolated sGRBs actually occur in remarkably distant galaxies up to 10 …

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Citizen Astronomer Helps Identify Over 30 Ultracold Dwarf Binary Systems

A citizen astronomer participate in the United States National Science Foundation–supported Backyard Worlds program reviewed archival data provided by the Community science and data center and found 34 new ultracold dwarf binary systems, nearly double the number of confirmed ultracold dwarf binary systems. The citizen astronomer led a team of …

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Backyard Astronomy: The James Webb Space Telescope Doesn’t Disappoint

It is often said that a picture is worth a thousand words. The first images from the James Webb Space Telescope did not disappoint. At the July 12 press conference, the world had a front row seat to the most remarkable images of the universe ever taken. Over the course …

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Shine the light on Cat’s Eye – Astronomy Now

The marvelous Hubble Space Telescope portrait of the Cat’s Eye Nebula. Image: NASA, ESA, HEIC and the Hubble Heritage Team (STScI / (AURA) The current popularity of the Cat’s Eye Nebula owes much to the spectacular portraits of the Hubble Space Telescope, although it was famous well over a century …

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Astronomers want your help to spot hidden black holes

Black holes are among the most mind-blowing objects in the universe. They are so dense that anything beyond their event horizon, even light, cannot escape. This is where they get their name from, as the black hole itself is impossible to see. Fortunately for researchers, many black holes are surrounded …

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Chinese and Australian astronomers find direc

image: Artist’s impression of the evolution of the common envelope in a J 1920 binary system. see After 1 credit A team of astronomers led by Professor HAN Zhanwen of the Yunnan Observatories (YAO) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Professor Chris Wolf of the Australian National University have …

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President Biden reveals the first scientific image taken by the JWST

In a surprise shakeup, President Joe Biden today (July 12) unveiled the first scientific image released by the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), NASA’s next-generation infrared observatory. The spectacular image, taken by JWST’s Near Infrared Camera (NIRCam), is the highest resolution image of the infrared universe ever captured. Made possible …

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Quad-Cities Popular Astronomy Club: Planets are visible before sunrise | Local News

Dale Hachtel People’s Astronomy Club During our monthly public observing sessions at Niabi Zoo and during other observing programs, one of the most asked questions is: “What planets can we see in the sky tonight?” During this spring, the answer to this question was “None”. This is because there is …

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A new stellar biography of the triangle galaxy has just been released

Title: Hubble’s Andromeda Panchromatic Treasure: The Extended Triangle Region (PHATTER) II. The recent spatially resolved star formation history of M33 Authors: Margaret Lazzarini, Benjamin F. Williams, Meredith J. Durbin, Julianne J. Dalcanton, Adam Smercina, Eric F. Bell, Yumi Choi, Andrew Dolphin, Karoline Gilbert, Puragra Guhathakurta, Erik Rosolowsky, Evan Skillman, O. …

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A 4th century supernova – Astronomy Now

Image: NASA/ESA/J. Banovetz and D. Milisavljevic (Purdue University). These delicate but fast-moving filaments of gas belong to a supernova remnant designated as 1E 0102.2-7219, which resulted from the destruction of a massive star long ago in the Small Magellanic Cloud 200,000 years ago. light. This image from the Hubble Space …

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A massive rogue roaming our galaxy could be a black hole

A lone, massive celestial object roams our galaxy a few thousand light-years from Earth. It’s not too big, but its mass is greater than that of our sun. Astronomers suspect it could be the first solitary black hole in the Milky Way found with a mass similar to that of …

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NASA’s SOFIA Flying Observatory on its final trip to New Zealand

After eight years of scientific work, SOFIA, which has become a jet telescope, is about to take its last flight. But before its end of service on September 30, the flying observatory is making one last trip abroad. Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) is a joint project between NASA …

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The dynamic mass of the Coma cluster resulting from deep learning

Zwicky, F. Die rotverschiebung von extragalaktischen nebeln. Helv. Phys. Deed 6110–127 (1933). MATH ADS Google Scholar Biviano, A. Our best friend, the Coma cluster (a historical review). In Unraveling Coma Berenices: A New Vision of an Old Cluster1 (eds Mazure, A. et al.) (1998). Kubo, JM et al. The mass …

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William Herschel is famous for science. What about his music?

However, Herschel was unwilling to consider a move to bustling but musically competitive London. So after a brief stint as organist at Halifax Parish Church in West Yorkshire – according to Miller, he informed the jury during his audition that he had already accepted a better offer elsewhere – he …

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Astronomical Museum touts supermoon and meteor showers in July

Taipei, June 26 (CNA) There will be several promising celestial events in July, including the biggest super full moon of the year and five meteor showers, according to the Taipei Astronomical Museum on Saturday. The supermoon will occur on July 14, the second and last of the year, peaking at …

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Unraveling the evolution of the Milky Way with big data

Unraveling the evolution of our home galaxy, the Milky Way, is a similar challenge to mapping the human genome, according to the European Space Agency (ESA). ESA’s galaxy mapper Gaia takes billions of measurements of 2 billion of the brightest stars in the sky. Here we look at what it …

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Pioneering UH astronomer featured in new book about navigating a male-dominated field

Ann Merchant Boesgaard Ann Merchant BoesgaardEmeritus Astronomer at the University of Hawaii Institute of Astronomy (If a), is featured in the new book Heaven is for everyonean internationally diverse collection of autobiographical essays by women who have broken down barriers and changed the face of modern astronomy. Boesgaard began his …

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Remembering, celebrating and planning key elements of Matariki, says a Maori astronomer

Friday will be Aotearoa’s first-ever Matariki public holiday to mark the start of the Maori New Year, but the star cluster is known around the world and has an ancient recorded history. Photo: Nasa It is the most important celebration in the traditional Maori calendar, which occurs when the star …

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Microsoft Store: no more astronomical prices and open source applications paid or copied for free

Microsoft updated Microsoft Store policies on June 16, 2022. One of the changes prohibits publishers from charging fees for software that is open source or generally available for free. Another that uses irrationally high prices in the store. If you’ve visited the Microsoft Store in the past couple of years, …

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Astronomers reveal the most detailed map of asteroid Psyche yet

Enlarge / Astronomers at MIT and elsewhere have mapped the composition of asteroid Psyche, revealing a surface of metal, sand and rock. Nasa Astronomers have produced the most detailed map yet of the surface of 16-Psyche, an asteroid that scientists believe may hold clues to the formation of planets in …

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Ask Astro: What will white dwarfs, neutron stars and brown dwarfs look like at the end of their lives?

What will white dwarfs, neutron stars and brown dwarfs look like at the very end of their lives, when they no longer emit radiation? Bill Zuna Tallahassee, Florida Let’s first look at a white dwarf. These stellar remnants are the remnants of Sun-like stars and consist mostly of …

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New Gaia Data to Reveal Milky Way’s Dark Past and Future

A space telescope observing stars in the Milky Way as they appear today reveals what happened to the galaxy when it was just a few billion years old, and an upcoming data release will help astronomers to peek into an even more distant past. The European Space Agency Mission Gaia …

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Astronomy Night at Lookout will feature a film screening

The Crystal Coast Stargazers meet June 17 at the Cape Lookout Visitor Center. Photo: Doug Waters HARKERS ISLAND — June 17 is the next astronomy night at the Cape Lookout National Seashore — a certified international dark sky park — and includes a special screening of the 2018 56-minute documentary, …

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American Astronomical Society Honors Seven MIT Affiliates with 2022 Awards and Prizes | MIT News

Seven members of the MIT community have received the 2022 American Astronomical Society (AAS) Prizes and Awards. The honorees include two assistant professors of physics, Erin Kara and Kiyoshi Masui, as well as former students Camille Carlisle SM ’10, Charles Keith Gendreau PhD ’95, Laura Lopez ’04, Richard Mushotzky ’68 …

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Astronomers just practiced what would happen if a potentially dangerous asteroid was detected

On and around our planet there are thousands of comets and asteroids known as Near-Earth Objects (NEOs). Several space agencies and government affiliates are responsible for tracking them, especially those known as Potentially Hazardous Asteroids (PHAs). These objects are so named because they will pass through Earth’s orbit and may …

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Scientist Says Interstellar Travel Might Be Possible Without Spaceships

Although a warp drive almost certainly doesn’t exist, there’s no law of physics that says interstellar travel isn’t possible. Perhaps that’s one of the reasons why the idea of ​​science fiction isn’t out of the realm of possibility, and why some scientists aren’t afraid to seriously consider how such a …

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Maui teens study asteroids and black holes during UH astronomy program

Nine students from Maui participated in the University of Hawaii’s HI STAR program to nurture interest in what exists in the universe and encourage careers in STEM. Photo Courtesy: UH Maui College King Kekaulike High School student Giullia Porter became fascinated with astronomy in seventh grade after putting on glasses …

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Astronomers discover 116,027 new variable stars

Using machine learning techniques and data from the All-Sky Automated Survey for Supernovae (ASAS-SN) and several other surveys, astronomers have identified 378,861 variable stars, of which 262,834 are known variables and 116 027 are new discoveries. The variable star Eta Carinae is found in the Carina Nebula. Image credit: ESO …

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Indigenous astronomers help next generation First Nations scientists aim for the stars

Two First Nations astronomers are working to show Indigenous children that they can pursue their dreams of astronomy through a program at the Australian National University. Last week, the ANU held a week-long program with Indigenous high school students from remote New South Wales and Tasmania to give them first-hand …

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“House prices here are so astronomical that they inhibit life”

Joe Caslin is an Irish street artist and illustrator from Roscommon. His works shed light on the social problems of modern Ireland with suicide, drug addiction and marriage equality among the topics he addressed. Caslin has created a temporary mural that is at the heart of the current Faoin Spéir …

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The Hubble Space Telescope observes NGC 3509

NASA/ESA’s Hubble Space Telescope has captured a stunning new photo of the spiral galaxy NGC 3509. This Hubble image shows NGC 3509, a spiral galaxy some 350 million light-years away in the constellation Leo. Image credit: NASA / ESA / R. van der Marel, STScI / G. Kober, NASA’s Goddard …

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Machine Learning Algorithm Highlights Math Theory Issues in Interpreting Microlenses

Artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms trained on real astronomical observations are now outperforming astronomers in sifting through huge amounts of data to find new exploding stars, identify new types of galaxies and detect star mergers massive, accelerating the pace of new discoveries in the world’s oldest. science. But AI, also known …

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Bad astronomy | Black Widow’s Pulsar zaps and eats its mate

Astronomers have discovered a new example of a kind of creepy dead star that shoots death rays so powerful they cook up their binary companion star and eat its remains. No, I’m not kidding. And this discovery is interesting because the two stars are closer to each other than any …

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Hubble focuses on the central galaxy of Abell 2147

Astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have captured a striking new photo of UGC 10143, a giant elliptical galaxy located at the center of the galaxy cluster Abell 2147. This Hubble image shows the elliptical galaxy UGC 10143 at the center of the galaxy cluster Abell 2147. Image credit: …

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1995 U.S. UFO sighting was actually of celestial bodies, astronomers claim

A mysterious strobe of lights that was spotted in 1995 sparking UFO rumors turned out to be celestial bodies, astronomers have claimed. The bizarre 1995 incident happened when two American pilots flying American West Flight 564 from Dallas, Texas to Las Vegas claimed to have had a close encounter with …

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Astronomers stumble upon an X-ray ‘fireball’ of a massive stellar explosion

Astronomers have just stumbled across one of the biggest explosions in the universe, confirming a theory about how dead stars can temporarily and dramatically come back to life. Astronomers using the space-based Erosita X-ray Telescope observed a single bright flash of X-rays on July 7, 2020, which has never been …

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The heat of the sun mixed the planets of the early solar system

In the early years of the solar system, the still-forming giant planets dodged, did a do-si-do, and then pulled one of their partners away from the sun’s gravitational grip. Things worked out, and our planetary system was in its final configuration. What triggered this planetary reshuffle is unknown. Now, computer …

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Surpassing NASA’s Hubble, China says its Xuntian telescope with 350 times larger view can unlock ‘cosmic mysteries’

China is stepping up its efforts to explore the universe as it prepares to launch its “Xuntian” space telescope next year. Known as China’s “Hubble”, authorities in Beijing say it surpasses the capabilities of the NASA and European Space Agency (ESA) telescope. The flagship telescope is set to reveal new …

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Astronomers Discover Rare ‘Black Widow’ Binary, With Shortest Orbit Yet

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public domain The blink of a nearby star has drawn astronomers at MIT to a mysterious new system 3,000 light-years from Earth. The stellar weirdness appears to be a new “black widow binary” – a rapidly spinning neutron star, or pulsar, that spins in circles and slowly consumes …

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Astronomer and Astrophysicist Dr Jacinta Delhaize talks about being a woman in STEM, chasing your dreams and believing in yourself | Mandurah Courier

When Dr. Jacinta Delhaize was five years old, she decided she wanted to be an astronaut. Lover of space and eager to float, she had all the prerequisites a child would need to aim for the stars. But when a teacher told her she couldn’t become an astronaut because there …

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Partial Solar Eclipse – Space and Astronomy Coming April 30

April 30 will be full of astronomical events: a partial solar eclipse is coming, which will not be visible from Italy, and at the same time Venus and Jupiter will put on a show at dawn. “These are two of the brightest planets to observe and they will rise just …

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An expensive telescope on an airplane is finally in danger of being terminated after years of problems

The onboard SOFIA telescope will make its final observations by September 30.Credit: Joshua Fisher/NASA NASA and the German space agency are permanently closing the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA), an in-plane telescope that has been scrutinized for years for its high cost and low scientific output. Since 2014, the …

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Space blocks: the future of international cooperation in space

There has been a phenomenal growth in commercial activities in space over the past decade. As a result, some researchers see a future of space cooperation defined by shared commercial interests. In this scenario, commercial entities act as intermediaries between states, uniting them behind specific commercial projects in space. However, …

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Mānoa: UHERO: Astronomy’s impact on Hawaiʻi is even greater with “spillover” effects

University of Hawaii at Mānoa Contact: Link to the video: https://bit.ly/3OtEvoP The extent of astronomy’s economic impact on the state goes far beyond standard economic measures when “spillover” effects are included, according to the report by the University of Washington’s Economic Research Organization. ‘Hawaii (UHERO) on astronomy in Hawaii. UHERO …

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The astronomical odds that Minnesota exploded after a choke job against the Grizzlies

What was that, Minnesota? The Timberwolves looked set to snatch Game 3 from the Memphis Grizzlies, dominating them for most of the first half. They built a massive 26-point lead at one point. Patrick Beverley of all people surpassed Ja Morant! (much to LeBron’s delight). While Morant and co. brought …

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The planet’s atmosphere explains the gravity of the situation

Sequence of images from the Dynamic Solar Observatory in wavelength 171 of the transit of Venus, merged to show the path of Venus across the sun. Credit: NASA/SDO Without Venus’ dense and fast-moving atmosphere, Earth’s sister planet probably wouldn’t spin. Instead, Venus would be locked in place, always facing the …

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Broken Hill amateur astronomer wins Astronomical Society of Australia award

A Broken Hill amateur astronomer has won a national award for his contributions to a wide range of planetary science, particularly his work observing Saturn. Key points: Trevor Barry has been named co-winner of the Astronomical Society of Australia’s 2022 Berenice and Arthur Page Medal. The prize recognizes amateur astronomers …

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The team behind the discovery of the three-star planet withdraws its article

This graph shows the orbit of the planet in the HD 131399 system (red line) and the orbits of stars (blue lines). Credit: ESO An international team of researchers who published an article in the journal Science in 2016 describing their discovery of a three-star exoplanet, has now retracted that …

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SCVNews.com | COC Astronomy and Physics Club seeks artwork to send into space

At the special meeting of the Santa Clarita City Council on April 12, 2022, the city council approved a settlement agreement with the plaintiffs who filed suit against the city on December 29, 2021, alleging a violation of California law on voting rights. After being suspended for more than two …

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Women’s History Month: Dr. Burçin Mutlu-Pakdil

Burçin Mutlu-Pakdil pronunciation: Burchin Moot-loo Pak-dil This interview has been edited for length and clarity. Dr. Burçin Mutlu-Pakdil. Source: 2018 Ted Scholars The smartest person in the world Dr. Burçin Mutlu-Pakdil first became interested in astronomy during a college assignment when she was asked to write an essay about her …

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State House and Senate on a collision course over the future of astronomy on Mauna Kea

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – The State House and the Senate are on a collision course over the future of astronomy on Mauna Kea. Senate lawmakers on Friday passed a bill that keeps the university in charge of telescopes at the top. That’s different from the House bill, which the governor says …

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