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Stars Explode in Earthly Skies

Stars Explode in Earthly Skies

Kepler’s SNR (1604): Johannes Kepler, a German-born mathematician and astronomer, tracked this supernova for a year, lending it his name. Cass A (1680): This star exploded scarcely unnoticed, with usually a probable marker by John Flamsteed, England’s initial Astronomer Royal.

Walking With Venus’ Wind

Walking With Venus’ Wind

Sample Drill Like a Mars Curiosity rover, AREE’s cavalcade would let scientists see into Venus’ interior — and past. Wind Turbine Venus’ winds would spin AREE’s fan blades, generating appetite that’s stored in a spring. Seismometer Astronomers know small about Venus’ interior, and that impedes the bargain of how planets form. So one primary design […]

Revealing a Invisible Universe

Revealing a Invisible Universe

Though many vast phenomena are manifest to us, most of a star is dark from view, vaporous by gas and dust. After a serendipitous find of radio waves entrance from a Milky Way’s core in a 1930s, scientists satisfied radio waves, that have a longer wavelength than manifest light, could exhibit many aspects of vast […]

Mirror-Image Molecule Far, Far Away

Mirror-Image Molecule Far, Far Away

The amino acids and sugars that make adult a bodies are chiral. In particular, amino acids contingency all be of a maladroit form, while sugars are right-handed. Change a course of a same molecule, and it could infer fatal. In this discovery, reported by Caltech researchers in June, radio telescopes picked adult gloomy traces of […]

Mirror-Image Molecule Far, Far Away

Mirror-Image Molecule Far, Far Away

The amino acids and sugars that make adult a bodies are chiral. In particular, amino acids contingency all be of a maladroit form, while sugars are right-handed. Change a course of a same molecule, and it could infer fatal. In this discovery, reported by Caltech researchers in June, radio telescopes picked adult gloomy traces of […]

Figuring Out FRBs

Figuring Out FRBs

The puzzling signals famous as quick radio bursts (FRBs) finally got a small reduction puzzling this year. True, astronomers still don’t know a origins of these extragalactic milliseconds-long radio pulses, and until this year fewer than 20 had ever been detected. But starting in Dec 2015, new FRB detections came in from observatories around a […]

Figuring Out FRBs

Figuring Out FRBs

The puzzling signals famous as quick radio bursts (FRBs) finally got a small reduction puzzling this year. True, astronomers still don’t know a origins of these extragalactic milliseconds-long radio pulses, and until this year fewer than 20 had ever been detected. But starting in Dec 2015, new FRB detections came in from observatories around a […]

The Tsunamis of Mars

The Tsunamis of Mars

The team, led by Alexis Rodriguez of a Planetary Science Institute in Arizona, looked during snapshots taken from 3 Mars orbiters. The researchers focused on a planet’s northern lowlands, where they celebrated a revealing signs of destruction: a washed-out coastline, rocks strewn opposite valleys and mountains, and channels forged by H2O rushing behind into a […]

The Tsunamis of Mars

The Tsunamis of Mars

The team, led by Alexis Rodriguez of a Planetary Science Institute in Arizona, looked during snapshots taken from 3 Mars orbiters. The researchers focused on a planet’s northern lowlands, where they celebrated a revealing signs of destruction: a washed-out coastline, rocks strewn opposite valleys and mountains, and channels forged by H2O rushing behind into a […]

New Particle Fizzles, Leaving Physicists to Soul Search

New Particle Fizzles, Leaving Physicists to Soul Search

One of a heading updates to a Standard Model is called supersymmetry, or SUSY. The speculation posits that particles in a star should any have a twin that interacts with a star usually weakly, providing a intensity reason for dim matter — a puzzling and dead piece that creates adult roughly a third of a […]

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