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2012-06-07 19:11:03

New research published in the journal Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society indicates that black holes are able to change gears, similar to an engine.

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2011-04-25 08:40:00

"Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known," wrote Carl Sagan.

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2011-01-10 15:00:11

One of the strangest space objects ever seen is being scrutinized by the penetrating vision of NASA's Hubble Space Telescope.

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2010-11-04 11:10:00

While sorting through hundreds of galaxy images as part of the Galaxy Zoo citizen science project two years ago, Dutch schoolteacher and volunteer astronomer Hanny van Arkel stumbled upon a strange-looking object that baffled professional astronomers.

2008-08-06 18:00:06

A Dutch schoolteacher taking part in an online research project has discovered a gaseous object that astronomers say is of unknown origin.

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2008-08-06 08:45:00

Even though it was discovered by a Dutch primary school teacher it’s not a fairytale, in fact, it’s a "cosmic ghost" that could possibly represent a new class of astronomical objects.


Word of the Day
zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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