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Protostar’s Fireworks Captured By NASA’s Hubble
2013-02-07 18:52:43

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online [ Watch the Video: Light echoes from LRLL 54361 ] A strange beacon of light has been captured, for the third time, using NASA´s Hubble Space Telescope. Far away, on a protostar called LRLL 54361, a flashing light takes place every 25.34 days, like fireworks. New images and video released by NASA and taken by the Hubble show the cause of these fireworks can bee seen hidden behind a dense disc and an envelope of dust....

2012-12-10 16:58:54

NASA will hold a media teleconference at 2 p.m. EST Wednesday, Dec. 12, to discuss the latest findings from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope. Astronomers will report on recent observations of a previously unseen population of primitive galaxies that formed more than 13 billion years ago. The teleconference panelists are: -- Richard Ellis, astrophysicist, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, Calif. -- Abraham Loeb, chair, Astronomy Department, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass....

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

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New observations by the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) have found a planet that is secretly being consumed by its own star. The gas giant planet is about 1.4 times the size of Jupiter and is orbiting extremely close to its parent star, completing a full orbit in just over one Earth day. Due to the close distance of orbit, a gas cloud has been "boiled off," and some of it is moving out towards interstellar space to create a shroud...

Ask An Expert – Our Colorful Universe
2012-11-19 05:59:39

John P. Millis, Ph.D. for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online This article is the latest installment in a new series where redOrbit´s in-house experts will answer questions submitted by you, the reader. Got a science or space question that´s stumping you? Each week we´ll select a handful of the wiliest questions you can whip up to tease the brains of our resident gurus (we call them 'geeks'). Question: We have seen numerous pictures of other galaxies and other...


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