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  • New discovery finds starving white dwarfs are binge eaters
    University of Canterbury astrophysicist Dr Simone Scaringi has made an unexpected and exciting new discovery related to the way white ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Astronomy NewsPublished on 2017-12-14
    3 days ago
  • Rapid-response program to explore a double neutron star merger
    Two years ago, scientists from the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) detected gravitational waves for the first time, proving Einstein's ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Astronomy NewsPublished on 2017-12-14
    3 days ago
  • Will Trump send Americans to the Moon? Money talks: experts
    US President Donald Trump's decision this week to return Americans to the Moon makes sense as a way to develop ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-12-14
    3 days ago
  • ANU astronomers create best map of the southern sky
    Astronomers at ANU have created the most comprehensive map of the southern sky that can be viewed online by anyone ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Astronomy NewsPublished on 2017-12-13
    3 days ago
  • Major space mystery solved using data from student satellite
    A 60-year-old mystery regarding the source of some energetic and potentially damaging particles in Earth's radiation belts is now solved ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-12-13
    3 days ago
  • Mars mission sheds light on habitability of distant planets
    How long might a rocky, Mars-like planet be habitable if it were orbiting a red dwarf star? It's a complex ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Astronomy NewsPublished on 2017-12-13
    3 days ago
  • Spanning disciplines in the search for life beyond Earth
    The search for life beyond Earth is riding a surge of creativity and innovation. Following a gold rush of exoplanet ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Astronomy NewsPublished on 2017-12-13
    3 days ago
  • Giant storms cause palpitations in Saturn’s atmospheric heartbeat
    Immense northern storms on Saturn can disturb atmospheric patterns at the planet's equator, finds the international Cassini mission in a ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-12-13
    3 days ago
  • ‘Mannequin Skywalker’ rides Blue Origin’s new crew capsule
    Blue Origin's 'Mannequin Skywalker' has rocketed almost all the way to space, just in time for the new Star Wars ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-12-13
    3 days ago
  • Oh my stars! Stage set for ‘spectacular’ meteor show
    A thin, waning moon should allow for uninterrupted views Wednesday night of the annual Geminid shooting star show, set to ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-12-13
    4 days ago
  • How crashing neutron stars killed off some of our best ideas about what ‘dark energy’ is
    There was much excitement when scientists witnessed the violent collision of two ultra-dense, massive stars more than 100m light years ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Astronomy NewsPublished on 2017-12-13
    4 days ago
  • NASA biology experiments are space station-bound
    Several bioscience experiments developed at NASA's Ames Research Center, in California's Silicon Valley are about to launch to the International ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-12-13
    4 days ago
  • Image: 3-D-printed satellite imager design
    Weirdly organic in appearance, this prototype is the first outcome of an ESA project to develop, manufacture and demonstrate an ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-12-13
    4 days ago
  • Bright areas on Ceres suggest geologic activity
    If you could fly aboard NASA's Dawn spacecraft, the surface of dwarf planet Ceres would generally look quite dark, but ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-12-13
    4 days ago
  • Stellar nursery blooms into view
    The OmegaCAM camera on ESO's VLT Survey Telescope has captured this glittering view of the stellar nursery called Sharpless 29. ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Astronomy NewsPublished on 2017-12-13
    4 days ago

 

 

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