Jan 30, 2014
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Vast Rivers of Hydrogen Flow into Galaxies
Composite of NGC 6946 in optical , neutral hydrogen as seen by an interferometer , and the newly mapped hydrogen gas outside the galaxy in red.
River or Hydrogen Flowing through Space Seen with Green Bank Telescope
Using the National Science Foundation's Robert C. Byrd Green Bank Telescope , astronomer D.J. Pisano from West Virginia University has discovered what could be a never-before-seen river of hydrogen flowing through space.
River of hydrogen flowing through space seen with Green Bank Telescope
This composite image contains three distinct features: the bright star-filled central region of galaxy NGC 6946 in optical light , the dense hydrogen tracing out the galaxy's sweeping spiral arms... Using the National Science Foundation's Robert C. Byrd Green Bank Telescope , astronomer D.J. Pisano from West Virginia University has discovered what ... (more)
Three-Star System Challenges Einstein's Theory of General Relativity
A newly discovered system of two white dwarf stars and a superdense pulsar - all packed within a space smaller than the Earth's orbit around the sun - is enabling astronomers to probe a range of cosmic mysteries, including the very nature of gravity itself.
Millisecond Pulsar Discovered In Rare Triple Star System
An illustration of the triple millisecond pulsar with its two white dwarf companions.