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Neutron-Star Collision Shakes Space-Time and Lights Up the Sky

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According to Quanta Magazine

On Aug. 17, the Advanced Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) detected something new. Some 130 million light-years away, two super-dense neutron stars, each as small as a city but heavier than the sun, had crashed into each other, producing a colossal convulsion called a kilonova and sending a telltale ripple through space-time to Earth.

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What Lurks Below NASA’s Chamber A?

Imagen del día (NASA)

Hidden beneath Chamber A at the Johnson Space Center is an area engineers used to test critical contamination control technology that has helped keep our James Webb Space Telescope clean during cryogenic testing. 6 altre parole

Astronomy

Image of the day: What Lurks Below NASA’s Chamber A?

Hidden beneath Chamber A at the Johnson Space Center is an area engineers used to test critical contamination control technology that has helped keep our James Webb Space Telescope clean during cryogenic testing. by NASA

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NASA

Contemplating Uranus

Hubby is an avid amateur astronomer… and an alliterative archetype, apparently.  (Sorry, I couldn’t resist the chance to string together eight A-words without using the word ‘anus’.  552 altre parole

Diane Henders

Handedness and dominant foot of the Earth

What do you think of seeing this title?

There is no hand and foot with the Earth. But human have.
The most handedness of people are right-handed. 288 altre parole

Riligion

When astronomers struck gold, literally!

After the recent announcement by LIGO, cosmology has now entered into a new era. Recently made announcement answers all those questions raised on the credibility of 2016 detection of GW by LIGO. 575 altre parole

Astronomy