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intergalactic hydrogen
2014-07-09 04:31:10

The amount of light originating from known populations of galaxies and quasars is far less than the amount required to explain the amount of hydrogen that helps bridge empty spaces between galaxies, according to research appearing in a recent edition of The Astrophysical Journal Letters.

crab nebula
2014-04-24 04:00:41

Two instruments that played critical roles in discoveries made by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope now are on display in an exhibit at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington.

2014-04-22 12:21:16

Future Earth Days will benefit from environmental monitoring in North America & South Korea BOULDER, Colo., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two powerful Ball Aerospace & Technologies

Spiral Galaxies Larger Than Thought
2013-06-27 13:50:10

Astronomers now say spiral galaxies like the Milky Way galaxy are actually larger than previously thought.

Sideline Quasars May Have Hampered Galaxy Formation
2013-03-22 04:19:47

Astronomers from the University of Colorado Boulder believe that so-called sideline quasars located on the outer fringes of a larger, brighter active galactic nucleus might have joined forces with it to prevent the formation of small galaxies billions of years ago.

Evidence Of Gas Flow As Galactic Fuel Found
2013-01-12 08:28:26

Researchers have discovered direct, empirical evidence of the existence of gas flows that are consumed by galaxies as fuel.

Planet Devoured By Its Own Star In Secret
2012-11-20 13:37:03

New observations by the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) have found a planet that is secretly being consumed by its own star.

2012-05-21 23:03:04

New imaging spectrograph eliminates aberrations present in existing instruments. Trenton, New Jersey (PRWEB) May 21, 2012 Princeton Instruments is pleased

New Evidence Found For Complex Molecules On Pluto's Surface
2011-12-21 04:33:06

The new and highly sensitive Cosmic Origins Spectrograph aboard the Hubble Space Telescope has discovered a strong ultraviolet-wavelength absorber on Pluto's surface, providing new evidence that points to the possibility of complex hydrocarbon and/or nitrile molecules lying on the surface.


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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