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 17 November 2017 | 11:46 pm | Google News
New Camera Will Search for Star Explosions and Other Quick Changes in the Cosmos
By comparing images of the same region of the sky taken within a few hours or a few days of one another, scientists can look for cosmic objects that are moving or changing in brightness over those short timescales. Of course, most stars, galaxies ...
A New Telescope With a Giant Robotic Camera Will Survey the Northern Skies
New camera on Palomar telescope will seek out supernovas, asteroids and more
Posted on 14 November 2017 | 12:03 pm | Google News
Alien Extraterrestrial Evolution in the Ancient Corners of the Cosmos
It can be assumed that life is everywhere and has a cosmic ancestry which extends backwards in time, interminably into the long ago, and that intelligent life has evolved on countless Earth-like planets (Joseph 2010). ... Therefore, it is highly likely ...
Posted on 6 November 2017 | 12:05 am | Google News
GW170817 Update: Surprises From First Gravitational Wave Observed Independently
Four days before the Great American Solar Eclipse on August 21, a newly discovered gravitational wave caused more astronomers (8,223+), using more telescopes (70), to publish more papers (100 — see the list below) in less time than for any other ...
Posted on 26 October 2017 | 10:58 am | Google News
For those who want to watch the world burn, there's Geostorm
On the dartboard: terrorism, climate change, natural disasters, worldwide political conflict, the Democrats, the Republicans, Donald Trump, isolationism, globalism, hackers and identity theft, technological changes, scientific overreach, family ...
Posted on 20 October 2017 | 6:31 pm | Google News
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Astronomers finally find the cosmic source of gold and silver
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Researchers announced the event today at a news conference in Washington, D.C. Neutron stars are the remnants of aged stars that died in an explosion. ... As if on an ill-fated merry-go-round, two orbiting neutron stars whirled around each other ...
Astronomers Strike Gravitational Gold In Colliding Neutron Stars
Astronomical 'Rosetta Stone' to Change Our Understanding of the Universe
First Cosmic Event Observed in Both Gravitational Waves and Light
Posted on 16 October 2017 | 3:44 pm | Google News
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