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Manatee Nebula Named For Its Resemblance To The Sea Cow
2013-01-19 07:04:37

Thanks to a powerful National Science Foundation telescope and an observation made by one National Radio Astronomy Observatory official, the W50 nebula located approximately 18,000 light years away has a new name – the Manatee Nebula.

NASA's RXTE Finds Tiniest Black Hole With A 'Heartbeat'
2011-12-15 11:06:07

An international team of astronomers has identified a candidate for the smallest-known black hole using data from NASA's Rossi X-ray Timing Explorer (RXTE).

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2011-01-13 09:55:00

Using two NASA X-ray satellites, astronomers have discovered what drives the "heartbeats" seen in the light from an unusual black hole system.

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2009-06-01 11:25:00

Astronomers have discovered a distant "sun" residing in the constellation Aquila, in what they are calling the smallest known star to host a planet.

2008-12-16 15:29:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has released a draft request for proposals, or RFP, to seek industry support for the design of its Altair lunar lander vehicle, part of NASA's Constellation Program.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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