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Black Hole Caught Belching In Neighboring Galaxy
2013-01-08 08:36:30

A team of scientists conducting a long-term study of molecules in galaxies gained a tantalizing look at what is likely a powerful belch by a gorging black hole at the center of a changing galaxy.

2012-08-17 08:00:51

Associated Universities Inc. (AUI) and the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) have made a preliminary examination of the report released today from the National Science Foundation (NSF) Astronomy Portfolio Review Committee (PRC).

Image 1 - Telescopes Pinpoint Black Hole's Outburst
2012-01-11 04:05:14

An international team of astronomers has identified the moment when a black hole in our galaxy launched super-fast knots of gas into space.

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2011-02-21 07:20:00

Continent-wide telescope extends cosmic 'yardstick' three times farther into universe.

2006-02-15 19:00:00

The Milky Way's fastest observed pulsar is speeding out of the galaxy at more than 670 miles a second, propelled largely by a kick it received at its birth 2.5 million years ago.

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2005-12-27 13:55:00

The Perseus spiral arm - the nearest spiral arm in the Milky Way outside the Sun's orbit - lies only half as far from Earth as some previous studies had suggested.


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obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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