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Lunar Eclipse Tonight – NASA Tries to Tamp Down the Crazy ...

Lunar Eclipse Tonight – NASA Tries to Tamp Down the Crazy ... | Fer | Scoop.it
The tetrad — or four consecutive and complete lunar eclipses occurring at approximately six-month intervals — will all be visible over the United States this year and next, according to NASA lunar eclipse expert Fred Espenak.
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Cosmic illusion revealed: Gravitational lens magnifies supernova

Cosmic illusion revealed: Gravitational lens magnifies supernova | Fer | Scoop.it

A team of researchers led by Robert Quimby at the Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe (Kavli IPMU) has announced the discovery of a galaxy that magnified a background, Type Ia supernova thirtyfold through gravitational lensing. This is the first example of strong gravitational lensing of a supernova confirms the team's previous explanation for the unusual properties of this supernova.


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