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Scientists Catch Supermassive Black Hole in the Act of Eating a Star, Belching Out Flare
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, science, super massive black hole )

- 1 day ago -
Astrophysicists captured a black hole in the act of gobbling up a star, the first observation of its kind.
The Art And Beauty Of General Relativity
Science & Tech  (tags: science, relativity, Einstein, discovery, astronomy, space, space-time, General Relativity, concept, physics )

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100 years ago this month, a German physicist named Albert Einstein presented to the Prussian Academy of Science his General Theory of Relativity. Nothing prior had prepared scientists for such a radical re-envisioning of the foundations of reality.
A Blue Neptune Sized Exo-Planet Around a Red Dwarf Star
Science & Tech  (tags: Space, science, astronomy, exo-planets, scientists, interesting )

- 1 day ago -
A team of astronomers have used the LCOGT network to detect light scattered by tiny particles through the atmosphere of a Neptune-size transiting exoplanet. This suggests a blue sky on this world which is only 100 light years
Nasa May Have Solved the 'Alien Superstructure' Mystery
Science & Tech  (tags: science, astronomy, KIC 84628252, Not an Alien Mega structure )

- 4 days ago -
Observations of the star KIC 8462852 by NASA's Kepler and Spitzer space telescopes suggest that the unusual light signals are likely from dusty comet fragments, which blocked the light of the star as they passed in front of it in 2011 and 2013.
Mars Will Become a Ringed Planet When Phobos Dies
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, interesting, Nature Geoscience, news, science, space, study, U.C. Berkeley, interesting )

- 5 days ago -
The Martian moon will break apart, due to gravity and tidal forces, before it hits the atmosphere, creating a debris ring that will encircle Mars for millions of years. Logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
Spectacular Photos From Space
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, astronomy, design, discovery, history, humans, interesting, nasa, research, science, scientists, space, study, technology, world )

- 7 days ago -
This image shows the galaxy Messier 94, which lies in the small northern constellation of the Hunting Dogs, about 16 million light-years away. Within the bright ring around Messier 94 new stars are forming at a high rate and many young, bright stars are -
Cool Dwarf Star Shows Off Super Strong Magnetic Field
Science & Tech  (tags: science, astronomy, space, dwarf star, stars, sun, magnetic, magnetic fields, discovery )

- 8 days ago -
Size doesn't matter when it comes to magnetism in stars. Astronomers have discovered an ultra-cool red dwarf star with an average magnetic field comparable to the strongest field produced by the Sun during peak activity.
Creation of a Planet Witnessed for the First Time
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space, nasa )

- 9 days ago -
An incredible sight to see.
The Birth of Monsters VISTA Pinpoints Earliest Giant Galaxies
Science & Tech  (tags: ESO, VISTA survey telescope, UltraVISTA, NASA, Spitzer space telescope, Oldest giant galaxies, Astronomy, Unexpected discovery, Surprising discovery )

- 10 days ago -
ESOs VISTA survey telescope has spied a horde of previously hidden massive galaxies that existed when the Universe was in its infancy.
Leonid Meteor Showers Tonight!
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, science )

- 13 days ago -
This is the time of year for the famous Leonids!
A One-Way Ticket to Mars, Apply Now
Science & Tech  (tags: humans, concept, astronomy, environment, habitat, interesting, news, NewTechnology, performance, research, science, space, technology, world )

- 14 days ago -
Step right up and prove why you should get a one-way ticket to Mars! Well, wait -- you might want to know a little more about the venture first.
Sizzling Hot Venus-Like Planet GJ 1132b Found By Astrophysicists
Science & Tech  (tags: science, astronomy, research, space, discovery, planet, Hubble, MIT, technology, GJ 1132b )

- 17 days ago -
There's a new rocky Earth-sized planet on our galactic block, and it's a sizzler. Astrophysicists on Wednesday revealed the newfound world, GJ 1132b, named after the small nearby star that it orbits.
Fireballs Are Falling to Earth Tonight in Numbers We Won't See for Another 10 Years âEUR" Taurid Meteor Shower
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, astronomy, design, history, humans, interesting, science, scientists, space, study )

- 18 days ago -
Keep your eyes peeled tonight for some spectacular fireballs lighting up the sky. Fireballs are extremely bright meteors, and right now Earth is in the midst of the Tuarid meteor shower, which is peaking on the night of Wednesday, Nov. 11.
Why the Orbits of Pluto's Moons Are Perplexing Scientists
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, interesting, nasa, New Horizon, Pluto, science, Smithsonian Magazine, space )

- 19 days ago -
The moons orbiting Pluto and its largest moon, Charon, are spinning incredibly fast; one is spinning backward against its orbit and some are tilted on their sides. Scientists are puzzled, as logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.

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