Category Archives: Astronomy

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The Strange Physics—and Singular Sights—Inside Black Holes | Cosmology | DISCOVER Magazine

The Strange Physics—and Singular Sights—Inside Black Holes | Cosmology | DISCOVER Magazine.

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First life: The search for the first replicator – New Scientist – New Scientist

First life: The search for the first replicator – New Scientist – New Scientist.

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Found this Image on Star Walk App

Image Out of this whirl: The Whirlpool Galaxy (M51) and companion galaxy The graceful, winding arms of the majestic spiral galaxy M51 (NGC 5194) appear like a grand spiral staircase sweeping through space. They are actually long lanes of stars … Continue reading

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Giant body of water found in space, black hole claims it was just hydrating

http://www.engadget.com/2011/07/23/giant-body-of-water-found-in-space-black-hole-claims-it-was-jus/

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Sean Carroll | The Browser

http://m.thebrowser.com/interviews/sean-carroll-on-cosmology?utm_source=The+Browser%2527s+mailing+list&utm_campaign=5697caf9c8-Newsletter&utm_medium=email

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NYTimes: Unusual Celestial Event Was Black Hole Swallowing a Star

Astronomers have identified the source of gamma rays coming from four billion light years away as a black hole that ripped a dying star apart. http://nyti.ms/kkppSt

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Photopic Sky Survey

Photopic Sky Survey.

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Farthest-ever explosion found at edge of cosmos?

Farthest-ever explosion found at edge of cosmos? [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

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Skyview Virtual Observatory

Skyview Virtual Observatory [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

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The Daily Astronomy Photograph

The Daily Astronomy Photograph ISS007-E-10974 This image was taken July 27, 2003 when the ISS was over central Asia. June and July is the season for noctilucent clouds in the northern hemisphere—they form in the polar mesosphere, generally above 50 … Continue reading

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Close-up view of the Comet Tempel, target of NASA’s Deep Impact mission 1 (artist’s impression).

Close-up view of the Comet Tempel, target of NASA’s Deep Impact mission 1 (artist’s impression). [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

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Stargazing

Stargazing [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

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SCIENCE AND EDUCATION After 12 years and over 3.5 billion miles traveled, it’s farewell to Stardust

SCIENCE AND EDUCATION After 12 years and over 3.5 billion miles traveled, it’s farewell to Stardust [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

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Astronomy Picture of the Day

Astronomy Picture of the Day Giant Galaxy NGC 6872 Image Credit: Sydney Girls High School Astronomy Club, Travis Rector (Univ. Alaska), Ángel López-Sánchez (Australian Astronomical Obs./ Macquarie Univ.), Australian Gemini OfficeExplanation: Over 400,000 light years across NGC 6872 is an … Continue reading

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Extreme Planet Makeover

Extreme Planet Makeover [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

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SCIENCE AND EDUCATION MESSENGER sends back historic first image of Mercury from orbit

SCIENCE AND EDUCATION MESSENGER sends back historic first image of Mercury [Posted with iBlogger from my iPhone]

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Hubble

Artist’s impression of Saturn’s rings This is an artist’s impression showing the planet Saturn and its rings. Credit: NASA, ESA, Martin Kornmesser (ESA/Hubble).

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NYTimes: Victor Blanco, Stargazer, Dies at 92

Victor Blanco, Stargazer, Dies at 92 Mr. Blanco, an astronomer, helped build a major outpost for American science in Chile and shepherded it through revolution and economic turmoil. http://nyti.ms/hSeQX8

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Hubble

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The Daily Astronomy Photograph

Flocculent spiral NGC 2841 Star formation is one of the most important processes in shaping the Universe; it plays a pivotal role in the evolution of galaxies and it is also in the earliest stages of star formation that planetary … Continue reading

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The Daily Astronomy Photograph

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The Daily Astronomy Photograph

The Dusty Beauty of NGC 2082 The richly textured spiral galaxy NGC 2082 is found about 60 million light-years away in the constellation of Dorado (the Swordfish), deep in the southern sky. As seen here in a very detailed image … Continue reading

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The Daily Hubble Photograph

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The Daily Astronomy Photograph

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Photo from Hubble

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