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50 min ago | OregonLive.com
"Planes" will be shown on Friday night at the Memorial Park River Shelter. Bring a picnic or buy snacks from vendors.
2 hrs ago | Science Daily
Using a radio telescope with frequencies just above those of commercial FM radio stations, a European team of astronomers has obtained the most sensitive image of a galaxy below 1 GHz.
4 hrs ago | New Scientist
RATHER than searching for aliens phoning home, scientists are looking for signs of the homes themselves.
5 hrs ago | Astronomy
In association with TravelQuest International, Astronomy magazine is taking a group of up to 40 people to view the magnificent northern lights October 515, 2015 .
10 hrs ago | New Scientist
A GIANT clump of dark matter may have smashed into a nearby galaxy and punched a hole in its starry disc.
Within a decade, more of the universe's mysteries and dangers may become clearer - thanks to a giant telescope Penn State is helping to build.
If you saw a fireball in the sky Saturday night just after 9, you weren't alone.
Black holes are some of the strangest objects in the universe, and they typically fall into one of two size extremes: "small" ones that are dozens of times more massive than the sun and other "supermassive" black holes that are billions of times larger than our nearest star.
Astronomy magazine has partnered with the Kennedy Space Center for a sweepstakes in which one lucky winner will win an authentic meteorite and a trip for four to the Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral, Florida.
Barely 30 years ago, the only planets astronomers had found were located right here in our own solar system.
Astrophysicists have analyzed two decades-worth of X-ray data and discovered three events inside galactic cores that can be interpreted in only one way: stellar destruction.
Since the 1950s, probes sent into space have been sending back data that reveal eerie sounds from the vastness of the galaxy.
The National Science Foundation and the Department of Energy approved construction costs.
Grand Teton National Park will join the Jackson Hole Astronomy Club to host the annual Grand Teton Astronomy Day this Saturday, August 23. Family-oriented activities are planned to provide fun and educational opportunities for learning about constellations, star clusters, sunspots, galaxies, nebulae and much more.
The signals have helped astronomers identify an unusual midsize black hole called M82 X-1, which is the brightest X-ray source in a galaxy known as Messier 82. Most black holes formed by dying stars are modestly-sized, measuring up to around 25 times the mass of our sun.
Distinguished educationist Dame Kathleen Ollerenshaw has died aged 101 after a close association with Lancaster University lasting almost 40 years.
Image Caption: This image of the galaxy Messier 82 is a composite of data from the Chandra X-Ray Observatory, the Hubble Space Telescope and the Spitzer Space Telescope.
Updated: Wed Aug 20, 2014 05:12 pm
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