A powerful new instrument that will search the cosmos for exploding stars and fast-moving space rocks has captured its first image of the night sky. (Space.com) More
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Posted on 21 April 2018 | 2:57 am | Google News
The Wizards Of Aughts: The Post-Millennium Washington Wizards And The Bloggers Who Immortalized Them
Everything those historically wacky Wizards did was chronicled on the fledgling internet; in an era before NBA Twitter existed, this team seemed determined to somehow will it into existence. Gilbert Arenas, the face of the franchise then as John Wall ...
Posted on 19 April 2018 | 9:27 am | Google News
Kepler beyond planets—finding exploding stars
A small group of astronomers, including Shaya, realized Kepler could offer a new technique for supernova-hunting. Launched in 2009, Kepler is best known for having discovered thousands of exoplanets. But as a telescope that stares at single patches of ...
Posted on 27 March 2018 | 5:15 am | Google News
Measuring universe expansion reveals mystery
One possibility is that dark energy, already known to be accelerating the cosmos, may be shoving galaxies away from each other with even greater – or growing – strength. This means that the acceleration itself might not have a constant value in the ...
Posted on 11 March 2018 | 6:09 am | Google News
The Hub at Johns Hopkins
Improved Hubble data provide fresh evidence for new physics in the universe
The Hub at Johns Hopkins
The team, which includes researchers from Hopkins and the Space Telescope Science Institute, has used the Hubble Space Telescope over the past six years to refine the measurements of the distances to galaxies, using stars as milepost markers. Those ...
Posted on 2 March 2018 | 11:42 am | Google News
In Pursuit of Dark Matter, an Elusive Cosmic Celebrity
If less than five percent of what comprises the universe is even known to science, what can it say about the rest? Scientists estimate that some 26 percent of the universe is dark matter. The search for dark matter began in the 1970s. The idea of its ...
An absorption profile centred at 78 megahertz in the sky-averaged spectrum | Nature
Possible interaction between baryons and dark-matter particles revealed by the first stars | Nature
MIT Haystack Observatory: EDGES
Posted on 1 March 2018 | 10:04 am | Google News
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