Astronomy

Review of the year of astronomy 2021 – Barriere Star Journal

By Gary Boyle The backyard astronomer Looking back to 2021, there have been many great space stories in the news, including two lunar eclipses in May and November. Coincidentally, two more total lunar eclipses will occur in May and November 2022. We were also entertained by three large meteor showers …

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Virtual astronomy evening with the family to discuss the Milky Way on January 12

Michigan State University-St. Andrews will be hosting their next Virtual Family Astronomy Night from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 12. The subject will be “The Milky Way: our house in space”. You’ve probably heard that our solar system is part of the Milky Way galaxy. But what …

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Amazing new image of the flame nebula

Do not be fooled by the image and the name of the cosmic object represented! What you see in this image is not a forest fire, but the Flame Nebula and its surroundings captured by radio waves.The Flame Nebula is the large feature on the left half of the central …

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How to expel a pulsar from the galaxy

Credit: Pixabay / CC0 public domain Pulsars are neutron stars. They form when an old star explodes into a supernova, so you would expect to find them at the center of its supernova remnant. But not always. Astronomers have learned that some pulsars are ejected from its remains. The Very …

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Lake County News, California – James Webb Space Telescope: Team astronomer explains how to send a giant telescope into space – and why

The James Webb Space Telescope is the largest orbital telescope ever built and launched into space on December 25, 2021. NASA / Desiree Stover, CC BY The James Webb Space Telescope was launched into space on December 25, 2021, and with it, astronomers hope to find the first galaxies to …

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“They had to increase the Y axis”

The Boston-area COVID-19 sewage tracker is skyrocketing to “insane” and “frightening” levels as the extraordinarily contagious omicron variant spreads at an astronomical rate, infectious disease experts have told the Herald. As Massachusetts continues to shatter virus case records almost daily, wastewater tracking is showing signs that even higher numbers of …

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Alien antimatter crashes on Earth

In March 2021, after years of analyzing and confirming the data, astrophysicists reported that the IceCube Neutrino Observatory, a detector buried at the South Pole, picked up an unusual signal in 2016. It suggested that a particle called antineutrino had crossed space and time. – originating far beyond our galaxy …

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Astronomers discover the simplest living cell in interstellar space

Cellular membrane Design cells / iStock VIDoctor Rivilla and his colleagues at the Spanish Center for Astrobiology in Madrid made an astonishing detection. The team spotted a vital component of the simplest phospholipid in space. If you don’t know, phospholipids are molecules that make up the membranes of all cells …

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Abraham Zacuto, the astronomer who predicted an eclipse and saved Columbus’s life

Home »Technology» Abraham Zacuto, the astronomer who predicted an eclipse and saved the life of Columbus on December 26, 2021 Pedro necklace Update: 12/26/2021 00: 47h Dungeon Related news In the Middle Ages, religion permeated all aspects of society and different communities learned to live together and share the same …

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Astronomers Discover Largest Group of ‘Rogue Planets’ Yet

Astronomers have just discovered a treasure trove of “rogue planets” – floating planets that do not orbit a star but exist on their own in the depths of space. With masses comparable to Jupiter’s, the 70 or more rogue planets spotted throughout the Milky Way galaxy are the largest group …

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