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2010-05-24 11:07:58

NASA will hold a media teleconference Wednesday, May 26, at 1 pm EDT, to discuss new results from the Swift satellite's survey of active black holes.

2010-05-05 14:20:00

GREENBELT, Md., May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Neil Gehrels, an astrophysicist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, has been elected into the National Academy of Sciences (NAS), an honor considered to be one of the highest awarded to scientists and engineers.

2009-02-24 09:36:00

GREENBELT, Md., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., is the home of many award-winning scientists, and this year is no different. This month, Climatologist Claire L.

2009-02-02 09:36:00

GREENBELT, Md., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Astrophysicist Dr.

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2005-05-10 06:25:00

The birth of a black hole has been captured for the first time, a NASA scientist said Monday. NASA's Swift orbiting observatory detected the gamma ray burst of the collision between two dense neutron stars. The satellite recorded the x-rays from the collision, but the visible light was too faint to be detected by the satellite.


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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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