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You'll Want to Watch This Mesmerizing Supernova Flash GIF Over and Over Again

NASA scientists captured images of a supernova, or an exploding star, for the first time on March 21, 2016 and we are totally transfixed by the video. While NASA has been able to see supernovae for some time, they were only capable of obtaintaing video of the ephemeral flash by monitoring 500 …

Radioactive metal from nearby supernova is raining down on Earth — but we’ll be fine

We get hit by about one nucleus a year<p>The radioactive leftovers of recent star explosions close to Earth have been found in space for the first time. The rare material, called iron-60, was detected by a NASA spacecraft over the past 17 years, according to a new study published today in <i>Science</i>. …

Sun Has Likely Entered New Evolutionary Phase, Say Astronomers

The Sun has likely already entered into a new unpredicted long-term phase of its evolution as a hydrogen-burning main sequence star — one characterized by magnetic sputtering indicative of a more quiescent middle-age. Or so say the authors of a new paper submitted to <i>The Astrophysical Journal …

24 books to read this summer that will change your life forever, according to my coworkers

Books can be incredibly powerful. They have the ability to suck us in, take us on adventures, and influence the way we think.<p>They can teach us, move us, give us new perspectives, and help shape us. And the most powerful ones change our lives forever.<p>I asked my Business Insider colleagues to share …

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Dramatic Auroras Light Up Jupiter's Poles

The aurora borealis on Earth is awe inspiring, but the auroras in Jupiter’s atmosphere are a whole other story. Not only do they cover areas larger …

Here's Why Copernicus Is Still Worth Celebrating Over 400 Years Later

<i>Why is Copernicus so celebrated in science? originally appeared on Quora –</i> <i>the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights</i>.<p><b>Answer by Alejandro Jenkins, Caltech PhD ’06 (physics), Harvard AB ’01 (physics & math), on Quora:</b><p>Copernicus is celebrated, …

Galileo's Discovery Of Jupiter's Moons, And How It Changed The World

On January 7, 1610 Galileo Galilei pointed a small twenty-power telescope at Jupiter. What he observed changed the way we understood the universe. Galileo noticed what appeared to be three small stars near Jupiter. The next evening he again observed three faint stars, but they now appeared on the …

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Milky Way is about half as massive as Andromeda galaxy, say astronomers

Dark matter makes up 90% of the matter in both systems, the study finds.<p>Our Milky Way galaxy is less massive than astronomers previously thought, …

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