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The importance of The Geography of the Heavens

Tue, 05/05/2020 - 04:00
Schools and colleges throughout America regarded the book as a valuable tool for teaching astronomy.
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Fast radio bursts could be far-flung magnetars, new evidence suggests

Mon, 05/04/2020 - 04:00
A bright flare recently detected from a magnetic neutron star in our galaxy might help reveal one of the greatest mysteries in modern astronomy: What are FRBs?
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The Sky This Week from May 1 to 8

Fri, 05/01/2020 - 04:00
Catch the Eta Aquariid meteor shower and watch Jupiter’s moons cast shadows across the gas giant in the sky this week.
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Hubble captures breakup of Comet ATLAS

Fri, 05/01/2020 - 04:00
Anticipated to be the most amazing comet to fly by Earth in decades, astronomers now hope that C/2019 Y4 (ATLAS) will offer insight into why some comets break apart.
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Astronomers call for help to learn how supermassive black holes form

Thu, 04/30/2020 - 04:00
Tracing out the shape of a galaxy may offer clues to the size of its supermassive black hole. And a new study shows citizen scientists are actually better at it than computer algorithms.
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Remembering V.M. Slipher's work at Lowell

Wed, 04/29/2020 - 04:00
The Lowell Observatory astronomer’s revolutionary findings include the expansion of the universe and the discovery of the interstellar medium.
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Remembering V.M. Slipher's work at Lowell

Wed, 04/29/2020 - 04:00
The Lowell Observatory astronomer’s revolutionary findings include the expansion of the universe and the discovery of the interstellar medium.
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How Hubble opened our eyes to the universe's first galaxies

Wed, 04/29/2020 - 04:00
Thirty years ago, the Hubble Space Telescope began snapping photos of distant stars, providing a time machine that has taken astronomers back to when the universe was less than a billion years old.
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