Astronomy

Neutrino demonstration heralds a new way of observing the cosmos

15 hours ago   |   Christian Science Monitor   |   9 articles

Compelling evidence that an ultrahigh-energy neutrino originated in a blazar some 4 billion light-years away shows how astronomy can be done using an entirely different kind of...
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Matter Falling Into a Black Hole Clocked at 30 Percent the Speed of Light

Matter Falling Into a Black Hole Clocked at 30 Percent the Speed of Light

16 hours ago   |   ExtremeTech

Astronomers have learned new facts about how black holes devour material thanks to newly detected features in accretion disk structure.
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Narrowing down the mass of the Milky Way

19 hours ago   |   Phys.org

Since the birth of modern astronomy, scientists have sought to determine the full extent of the Milky Way galaxy and learn more about its structure, formation and evolution. At...
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Astrophysicists measure precise rotation pattern of sun-like stars for the first time

1 day ago   |   Phys.org   |   2 articles

Sun-like stars rotate up to two and a half times faster at the equator than at higher latitudes, a finding by researchers at NYU Abu Dhabi that challenges current science on...
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First detection of matter falling into a black hole at 30 percent of the speed of light

1 day ago   |   Phys.org

A UK team of astronomers report the first detection of matter falling into a black hole at 30 percent of the speed of light, located in the centre of the billion-light year...
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Dwarf companion to EPIC 206011496 detected by astronomers

1 day ago   |   Phys.org

Using ESO's Very Large Telescope , European astronomers have uncovered the presence of an M-dwarf around the star EPIC 206011496. The newly found object is more than 60 percent...
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Nissan Navara Dark Sky Concept is a mobile interstellar observatory - Roadshow

1 day ago   |   CNET

Nissan teams up with the European Space Agency to create a mobile astronomy lab in search of dark skies.
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Astronomers Find Exoplanet In the Same Place as Star Trek's Vulcan

Astronomers Find Exoplanet In the Same Place as Star Trek's Vulcan

1 day ago   |   ExtremeTech

New observations have revealed a planet in orbit of 40 Eridani A - our very own real-life Vulcan. The presence of pointy-eared aliens with green blood is not yet confirmed.
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Gaia detects a shake in the Milky Way

1 day ago   |   Phys.org   |   2 articles

A team led by researchers from the Institute of Cosmos Sciences of the University of Barcelona and the University of Groningen has found, through the analysis of Gaia data...
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The ESA teamed with Nissan to build an off-road astronomy lab

The ESA teamed with Nissan to build an off-road astronomy lab

2 days ago   |   Engadget   |   2 articles

Nissan unveiled its Navara Dark Sky concept vehicle at the Hannover Motor Show this week, and it's a vehicle designed for astronomers. The truck is an enhanced version of the...
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HBO is developing five Game of Thrones prequels. Here's the working title of...

HBO is developing five Game of Thrones prequels. Here's the working title of one of them

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Belkin's wireless charging dock handles your iPhone XS and Apple Watch

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While we wait to see if Apple's AirPower mat will ever make an appearance, owners of new iPhones and Apple Watches who want to charge both at the same time could consider this... Read more ...

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