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Where Does 2015 BZ509 Come From?

(Syfy Wire::Bad Astronomy) – Phil Plait:

2015 BZ509 may indeed be an interstellar asteroid.

The problem here is that I don’t think the astronomers eliminated… 35 altre parole


The First Interstellar Immigrant

(Independent Science) – Andrew Griffin:

Asteroid (514107) 2015 BZ509 is currently in orbit around Jupiter. It was always known to be a bizarre object, and scientists have finally found why: because it didn’t begin life here. 33 altre parole


We need time to sustain Astronomy enterprises

Time is part of our daily routine. We seek it, naturally.  We hope to properly manage the one we have left. Time appears to be what set our priorities, expectancy,  the development of “senior” ideas about people and arguments we tend to address as a constant daily issue. 1.421 altre parole

Science Communication

From Boston To the Stars

So I live in the city of Boston and I have to say, Boston, you are a mixed bag. Driving in Boston is difficult. morning and afternoon rush hour each last about 3 hours, which is pretty standard from what I’ve seen from actually driving in a variety of different cities across the US, but the situation in Boston is more complicated by the street layout. 284 altre parole

Einstein's ring

Imagine we have a elastic sheet, that represents space-time, like a trampoline. You put there an object with big mass, like a bowling ball.

The trampoline will bend and if you put an object with smaller mass, like a ping ping ball close to it, the small object will go towards the object with the higher mass. 278 altre parole


The rational skeptic world view

Humans have always tried to make sense of the world we live in. We have always tried to come up with simple explanations that covers what we see. 543 altre parole