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South Africa Celebrates Completion of Gigantic, Supersensitive Telescope

Scientists and politicians in South Africa are together celebrating the official opening of a gigantic telescope that is already transforming …


Eagle Nebula (M16) imaged in Narrowband

Planet Six – Cassini Legacy: 1997-2017

Photojournal: PIA12567<p>This was Cassini’s view from orbit around Saturn on Jan. 2, 2010. In this image, the rings on the night side of the planet have …


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Comet C/2016 M1 (PANSTARRS)

South Africa unveils super radio telescope

South Africa on Friday unveiled a super radio telescope, a first phase of what will be the world's largest telescope in a project to try to unravel …

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Planetary Landscapes

Martian Landscape --- These polar dunes show both carbon dioxide frost (the while colored areas) along with darker material that’s been exposed due …

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Large-Field Hubble Image of Starburst Galaxy NGC 1569<p>NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has imaged one of the most active galaxies in our local …

We Asked Celeb Physicist Brian Cox About Flat Earth Conspiracies, the Multiverse, and Ghosts

There’s a growing, bewildering movement of folks who reject the most basic learnings of science in favor of conspiracy theories and hocus pocus—as a …


NASA Sun Science

We're less than a month away from the launch of Parker Solar Probe! NASA's Launch Services Program is hard at work getting the spacecraft ready for …

2018 July 11 - Symbiotic R Aquarii

<b>Symbiotic R Aquarii</b> <b><br>Image Credit:</b> Hubble, NASA, ESA; <i>Processing & License:</i> Judy Schmidt<p><b>Explanation:</b> You can see it change in brightness with just …


Listen to the Sound of Saturn's Electromagnetic Energy

Sound and light have way more in common than you think, which is why it’s easy to turn light data, like radio waves, into sound. This can make for …


UK aid for African radio astronomy | Nature Astronomy


Richard Feynman: the genius of simplicity

<b>May 11th, 2018 marked what would have been the hundredth birthday of theoretical physicist Richard Feynman. Many physicists name Feynman, who passed</b> …

Quantum Mechanics

Cats Eye Nebula NGC 6543

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Namibia Tours & Safaris

East Wind blowing on the Namibian coast today - skies are full of dust and sand!<br>This is a phenomenon which occurs only when the central areas of …

Listen: Sound of Electromagnetic Energy Moving Between Saturn, Enceladus

New research from NASA's Cassini spacecraft's up-close Grand Finale orbits shows a surprisingly powerful and dynamic interaction of plasma waves …


The Brightest Galaxy In The Universe Is Surprisingly Young And Tiny

With some 400 billion stars burning steadily, the Milky Way is just a typical galaxy in the Universe.<p>Many galaxies are larger, containing tens or hundreds of times as many stars.<p>But there are galaxies that are intrinsically brighter because they’re active, irrespective of their size.<p>When new stars …


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We had a chat with Professor Brian Cox and Robin Ince, and they had a lot to say.

Dance of the pendulums | Cosmos

The period of a pendulum’s swing depends entirely on the length of its string. (Well, the strength of the gravitational field matters too, but that’s …

Chandra :: Photo Album :: SNR 0509-67.5 :: December 14, 2010

This colorful creation was made by combining data from two of NASA's Great Observatories. Optical data of SNR 0509-67.5 and its accompanying star …

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Cosmos Magazine

A combination of nine radio telescopes around the globe promises to produce the best ever image of the black hole at the heart of the Milky Way.

Fragment of Impacting Asteroid Recovered In Botswana

Fragment of Impacting Asteroid Recovered In Botswana Fri, 07/06/2018 - 20:58