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Solar moss shakes at 10,000 miles per hour | Astronomy.com

Solar moss shakes at 10,000 miles per hour | Astronomy.com | Astronomy | Scoop.it
Astronomers have obtained exceptionally sharp images of “solar moss,” bright features on the Sun that may hold the key to a longstanding mystery.
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Gallery For Nicolaus Copernicus Model Of The Solar System

Gallery For Nicolaus Copernicus Model Of The Solar System | Astronomy | Scoop.it
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Scientists confirm 'great lake' on Enceladus - Unexplained Mysteries

Scientists confirm 'great lake' on Enceladus - Unexplained Mysteries | Astronomy | Scoop.it
New data from the Cassini space probe has confirmed the presence of water under the moon's surface.
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Harvard-Smithsonian Scientists Have the 'First Direct Evidence of Cosmic Inflation'

Harvard-Smithsonian Scientists Have the 'First Direct Evidence of Cosmic Inflation' | Astronomy | Scoop.it
The scientists have data that represents the first images of gravitational waves, or ripples in space-time. In the plainest English possible: these waves have been described as the "first tremors of the Big Bang." 
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Brian Greene is here to answer your questions about string theory!

Brian Greene is here to answer your questions about string theory! | Astronomy | Scoop.it
Renowned physicist Brian Greene is here to answer all your questions about theoretical physics, superstring theory, and his new online science education website, World Science U, launching today.
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Detection of Antimatter Galaxies via Santilli Telescope with Concave Lenses Confirmed at the Sorbonne University, France

Detection of Antimatter Galaxies via Santilli Telescope with Concave Lenses Confirmed at the Sorbonne University, France | Astronomy | Scoop.it
Paris, France (PRWEB) March 16, 2014 -- Prof. Svetlin Georgiev of the Sorbonne University, Paris, France, reports the confirmatory publication in Cambridge, U.K., of the original paper by Prof.. Ruggero Maria Santilli, President of the Institute for Basic Research, Palm Harbor, Florida, U.S.A., on the first detection in scientific history of antimatter galaxies via a new telescope with concave lenses (http://www.santilli-foundation.org/docs/Antimatter-telescope-2013-final.pdf).
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Father of big bang carries its hiss on his cellphone - physics-math - 28 February 2014 - New Scientist

Father of big bang carries its hiss on his cellphone - physics-math - 28 February 2014 - New Scientist | Astronomy | Scoop.it
Fifty years after discovering the big bang's afterglow, Robert Wilson carries its sound in his pocket and admits to ordering a hit on pigeons for science
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Study finds nearly 25 percent of Americans don’t know the Earth orbits the sun

Study finds nearly 25 percent of Americans don’t know the Earth orbits the sun | Astronomy | Scoop.it
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SkyNews | The Canadian Magazine of Astronomy & Stargazing

SkyNews | The Canadian Magazine of Astronomy & Stargazing | Astronomy | Scoop.it
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Researchers discover one of the earliest stars in the universe

Researchers discover one of the earliest stars in the universe | Astronomy | Scoop.it
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Water vapor found on dwarf planet Ceres

Water vapor found on dwarf planet Ceres | Astronomy | Scoop.it
Large plumes of water vapor were recently found on the dwarf planet Ceres in the asteroid belt. Using Ceres' rotation, astronomers have located two possible sources for the water vapor on the surf...
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Chandra :: Resources :: Chandra Images - Inspiration

Chandra :: Resources :: Chandra Images - Inspiration | Astronomy | Scoop.it
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A brief and incomplete history of astronomy - OUPblog

A brief and incomplete history of astronomy - OUPblog | Astronomy | Scoop.it
By Ayana Young and Georgia Mierswa NASA posted an update in the last week of December that the international space station would be visible from the New York City area—and therefore the Oxford New York office—on the night of 28 December 2013.
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Astronomers Discover the "Mega Earth," an Entirely New Type of Planet

Astronomers Discover the "Mega Earth," an Entirely New Type of Planet | Astronomy | Scoop.it
Meet the "Mega Earth." Described today by astronomers from the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, this ancient rocky world weighs 17 times as much as Earth — which is a big surprise considering that rocky, solid planets aren't supposed to get that huge.
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Physicists consider implications of recent revelations about the universe's first light

Physicists consider implications of recent revelations about the universe's first light | Astronomy | Scoop.it
Oxnard CA (SPX) Apr 24, 2014 -
The world was stunned by the recent announcement that a telescope at the South Pole had detected a cosmic fossil from the earliest moments of creation; During a live Google Hangout, 4 astrophysicist
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yovisto blog: Fizeau, Foucault and Astronomical Photography

yovisto blog: Fizeau, Foucault and Astronomical Photography | Astronomy | Scoop.it
On April 2, 1845, Armand Hippolyte Louis Fizeau and Jean Bernard Léon Foucault manage to make the very first photography of the Sun. Thereby, they both initiate astronomical photography.
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Ripples in space-time detected, "confirming" theory

Ripples in space-time detected, "confirming" theory | Astronomy | Scoop.it
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Intro Astronomy Class 6: Mars (continued) and Asteroids | The Planetary Society

Intro Astronomy Class 6: Mars (continued) and Asteroids | The Planetary Society | Astronomy | Scoop.it
Continue exploring Mars and learn about asteroids in this video of class 6 of Bruce Betts' Introduction to Planetary Science and Astronomy class.
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Echoes of the big bang? South pole telescope detects ‘primordial gravitational waves’ | The Raw Story

Echoes of the big bang? South pole telescope detects ‘primordial gravitational waves’ | The Raw Story | Astronomy | Scoop.it
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NASA's Kepler Mission Announces a Planet Bonanza, 715 New Worlds

NASA's Kepler Mission Announces a Planet Bonanza, 715 New Worlds | Astronomy | Scoop.it
NASA's Kepler mission announced Wednesday the discovery of 715 new planets. These newly-verified worlds orbit 305 stars, revealing multiple-planet systems much like our own solar system.
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Is the Universe Infinite? - YouTube

http://www.myspace.com/acorvettes Before 1919, most scientists held that the universe was only as large as the Milky Way and that it was a constant size. The...
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Mars’ Dingo Gap Seen From Orbit and the Ground

Mars’ Dingo Gap Seen From Orbit and the Ground | Astronomy | Scoop.it
Thanks to the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter and the HiRISE camera, we have an orbital view of Dingo Gap, an opening between two low scarps which is spanned by a single dune. This gap and dune are visible both from the ground and from orbit. The Curiosity Mars rover has now crossed the gap and is…
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Astronomy professor discovers planet outside Solar System

Astronomy professor discovers planet outside Solar System | Astronomy | Scoop.it
Dr. Stephen Kane, assistant professor in the physics and astronomy department, has discovered approximately 50 different planets and recently discovered an exoplanet outside of the Solar System. Ph...
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Kepler-90: A planetary system like our own

Kepler-90: A planetary system like our own | Astronomy | Scoop.it
If you're ever tooling around 2,500 light years from Earth, and you're feeling lonely, have I got a home away from home for you. Scientists have identified a star, named Kepler-90, with seven planets around it. And what's even cooler is that the
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Star of the week: Betelgeuse will explode someday | EarthSky.org

Star of the week:  Betelgeuse will explode someday | EarthSky.org | Astronomy | Scoop.it
Someday, the star Betelgeuse will run out of fuel, collapse under its own weight, and then rebound in a spectacular supernova explosion. Someday ... but probably not soon.
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