Category: Science

Astronomers Confirm a Reverse Shock in Gamma Ray Burst 130427A

Astronomers Confirm a Reverse Shock in Gamma Ray Burst 130427A

| December 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

An artificer’s depiction of a gamma beam burst, the most powerful explosive event in the universe. The bursts be able to produce both forward and reverse shocks in the manner that the ejecta slam into the circumstellar vital, and measurements of an April 2013 explode taken at wavelengths stretching from the radio to the X-beam, [...]

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New Hubble Image Shows a Handful of Galaxies in the Constellation of Eridanus

New Hubble Image Shows a Handful of Galaxies in the Constellation of Eridanus

| December 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

This newly released Hubble resemblance shows several galaxies in the constellation of Eridanus. This new Hubble figurative expression shows a handful of galaxies in the assemblage of Eridanus (The River). NGC 1190, shown in this place on the right of the invent, stands apart from the rest; it belong to some exclusive club known as [...]

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New York’s Metro-North Train Crash Calls Attention to the Impact of Fatigue on Safety

New York’s Metro-North Train Crash Calls Attention to the Impact of Fatigue on Safety

| December 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Sleep bereavement can affect work performance and give to accidents. Photograph by Maggie Steber, National Geographic The Metro-North trail derailment in New York that caused four deaths occurred at the time that the train barreled around a nipping curve at 82 miles an sixty minutes in a 30-mile-an-twenty-fourth part of a day zone. That tragic [...]

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Six Reasons NASA Should Build a Research Base on the Moon

Six Reasons NASA Should Build a Research Base on the Moon

| December 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

An skilled workman’s conception of what a lunar base could aspect like. China’s Jade Rabbit moon rover made history, and tracks, whereas it wheeled across the moon’s hoary surface on Sunday. The rover and its lander, the Chang’e 3, are the chief spacecraft to soft-land on the lunar external part since 1976. Together they’ve made [...]

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5 Winners and Losers on New “Red List” of World’s Rarest Species

5 Winners and Losers on New “Red List” of World’s Rarest Species

| December 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

The California Channel Island fox is person of the few winners on the IUCN’s Red List. Photograph through . Kevin Schafer, Corbis There is dexterous news and bad news from the universe’s leading scientists who study endangered class. In the good news department: Leatherback billow turtles are showing significant gains in their number of people, [...]

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Massive Stars Map the Structure of the Milky Way

Massive Stars Map the Structure of the Milky Way

| December 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

This projector’s impression shows our Galaxy, the Milky Way, at the same time that the spiral shape in the background. The ponderous stars referred to in the renovated study are indicated by red circles. The attitude of the Solar System is distinguished by a black dot and set at the top center. Credit: J. Urquhart [...]

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Cassini Views Titan’s South Polar Vortex

Cassini Views Titan’s South Polar Vortex

| December 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft views Titan, Saturn’s largest satellite. The sunlit edge of Titan’s south polar vortex stands out distinctly opposed to the darkness of the moon’s dusky hazy atmosphere. The Cassini spacecraft images of the whirlwind led scientists to conclude that its clouds cast at a much higher altitude – to what sunlight can still [...]

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Astronomers View Eclipsing Double White Dwarf System

Astronomers View Eclipsing Double White Dwarf System

| December 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Astronomers used NASA’s Chandra X-notice Observatory and ESA’s XMM-Newton spyglass present optical and X-ray observations of two tidally distorted, extremely plebeian-mass white dwarfs (WDs) with immense companions, making J0751 and J1741 the fifth eclipsing double WD arrangement currently known. In the middle of the twentieth centenary, an unusual star was spotted in the collection of [...]

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Hubble Views Variable Star RS Puppis

Hubble Views Variable Star RS Puppis

| December 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

This Hubble likeness shows RS Puppis, a type of variable star known as a Cepheid fickle. As variable stars go, Cepheids be in possession of comparatively long periods — RS Puppis, on account of example, varies in brightness by towards a factor of five every 40 or in the way that days. RS Puppis is [...]

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Hubble Views Irregular Galaxy 149-3

Hubble Views Irregular Galaxy 149-3

| December 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

In this image NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope views desultory galaxy ESO 149-3 and other other thing distant galaxies. This sprinkling of cosmic make a splendid show makes up the galaxy known in the same manner with ESO 149-3, located some 20 the great body of the people light-years away from us. It is an example [...]

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