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Gamma-ray bursts are the most energetic and luminous explosions in the known universe.
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An $875,000 gift should modernize several aspects of the planetarium, including the seating, dome and projector, said Danny Dale, UW Physics and Astronomy Department head.
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Image Caption: Image of Comet Lovejoy captured by the Subaru Telescope's Suprime-Cam on December 3, 2013 .
I'm often asked if I miss teaching, which after more than forty years in the classroom is a reasonable question.
Explanation: Brightest stellar beacons of the constellation Centaurus, Alpha and Beta Centauri are easy to spot from the southern hemisphere.
An artist's conception of a young planet in a distant orbit around its host star.
A mysterious blast of light spotted earlier this year near the constellation Leo was actually the brightest gamma-ray burst ever recorded, and was triggered by an extremely powerful stellar explosion, new research reports.
A newly-released NASA visualization shows the process of the sun 's magnetic field changing polarity, with the positive and negative poles switching throughout the course of the 22 year magnetic solar cycle.
Winter is coming. That great season when the nights are cold, crisp and clear. This is the time when we can see some of the best things in the sky.
Hampstead Theatre/The Peter Wolf f Trust are delighted to announce two new plays from award winning writers for Hampstead Downstairs in the New Year: Jeremy Brock's The Blackest Black and Nick Whitby 's The Mystae.
Guwahati, Dec. 6: Lessons on the solar system and Milky Way will feature in the co-curricular activity list of students this winter vacation.
Comet Lovejoy image by Suprime-Cam on Subaru Telescope, taken on December 3, 2013 in Hawaii Time.
An anonymous donor from Orange County has given $1 million to Orange Coast College's astronomy program, the college has announced.
Explanation: For an Earth-orbiting gamma-ray telescope, Earth is actually the brightest source of gamma-rays, the most energetic form of light.
NOAH'S FLOOD: EXPOSING THE BIBLICAL MYTHS III Spy Ghana.com, Ghana Dec 4 2013 'The Incredible Discovery of Noah's Ark': An Archaeological Quest? By Richard A. Fox Culled from the "Free Enquiry", Summer 1993:43-48 "Babylonia", written in Greek about 275 B.C.E., is lost, but later chroniclers quoted Berosus.
The discovery of a giant planet orbiting its star at 650 times the average Earth-Sun distance has astronomers puzzled over how such a strange system came to be.