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New Hubble Data Reveals Ancient Dusty Galaxies
2012-10-10 09:08:37

Contrary to expectations, researchers at the University of Texas at Austin have found that even at a very early epoch, a lot of dust was present in massive galaxies in the form of grains of carbon and silicon, or heavy metals.

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2012-09-08 08:24:01

Astrophysicists are exploring a discrepancy between the amount of lithium predicted by the standard models of elemental production during the Big Bang and the amount of lithium observed in the gas of the Small Magellanic Cloud.

The Star That Should Not Exist
2011-08-31 13:14:09

A team of European astronomers has used ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT) to track down a star in the Milky Way that many thought was impossible.

2010-12-08 00:55:05

Television's favourite Time Lord could not exist without his trusty sonic screwdriver, as it's proved priceless in defeating Daleks and keeping the Tardis in check.

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2009-02-05 10:00:00

Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy detect that stars were forming at record speeds in the small core region of an infant galaxy.

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2008-10-23 06:40:00

Gamma-ray bursts are by far the brightest and most powerful explosions in the Universe, second only to the Big Bang itself. So it might seem a bit surprising that a group of them has gone missing.

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2008-10-17 08:50:00

Researchers from 25 countries converge on Huntsville, Alabama, to share the latest findings on the biggest explosions since the Big Bang itself.

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2008-08-01 09:40:00

In the beginning, scientists say the first star to appear after the Big Bang quickly grew into a monster 100 times more massive than the sun.

2006-06-28 17:30:53

By Katie Hasty NEW YORK (Billboard) - Bowing at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, Nelly Furtado's "Loose" is the sole album to sell more than 100,000 copies this week in the United States, according to Nielsen Soundscan.


Word of the Day
inwit
  • Inward knowledge; understanding; conscience.
The word 'inwit' comes from Middle English inwit ("mind, reason, intellect, understanding; soul, spirit; feeling; the collection of inner faculties; one of five inner faculties; one of the outer bodily senses.; inward awareness of right or wrong, conscience"), from Old English *inwitt, inġewitnes ("consciousness, conscience, knowledge, knowing"), equivalent to in- +‎ wit. (Wiktionary)
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