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  • James Webb Space Telescopes Folds Its Wings

    James Webb Space Telescopes Folds Its Wings

    This time-lapse shows the Webbcam view of the giant cleanroom at NASA Goddard. The operation shown here is the folding back, or stowing, of the two “wings” of the James Webb Space Telescope. Each wing holds three of its primary mirror segments. The telescope is being prepped for environmental testing. When Webb launches, both wings will be stowed in this position, which enables the mirror to fit into the launch vehicle. Enjoy and share……..

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  • Jilted lovers

    Jilted lovers

    Jilted lovers: Hyper Velocity Wandering Stars Causing havoc wherever they pass, one theory paints hypervelocity wandering stars as one part of a couple (binary system). Of course the other part was consumed by a black hole. Morbid? Maybe. “That’s because hypervelocity stars are thought to form when the supermassive black hole at the center of a galaxy devours one star in a binary system and ejects its twin, flinging it through space at superfast speeds, said study author Keith Hawkins, […]

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  • Large Hadron Collider

    Large Hadron Collider

    CERN’s Large Hadron Collider is one of humanity’s most complicated pieces of machinery ever built. In their quest to discover the answers to the formation and state of the universe there have been a few other things pop up (and disappear almost instantly). The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is the world’s largest and most powerful particle collider, built by the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) from 1998 to 2008. Its aim is to allow physicists to test the predictions […]

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  • Looking To The End Of Time

    Looking To The End Of Time

    The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope is one of the biggest scientific projects of all time. In many ways Hubble is the most successful scientific project in the World, and this event is not likely to go unnoticed. The European Space Agency, ESA, has decided to celebrate this anniversary with the production of a Hubble 15th Anniversary movie called “Hubble – 15 Years Of Discovery”. The movie covers all aspects of the Hubble Space Telescope project: a journey through the history, […]

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  • Nature’s Time Machine

    Nature’s Time Machine

    Wormholes: Nature’s time machine Maybe we’ll be able to build a time machine of sorts, maybe not. But do not despair there is reprieve in the horizon. Wormholes. A wormhole or Einstein–Rosen bridge is a hypothetical topological feature that would fundamentally be a shortcut connecting two separate points in spacetime. A wormhole may connect extremely long distances such as a billion light years or more, short distances such as a few feet, different universes, and different points in time. A […]

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  • SDO Sees Trio of Mid-Level Flares

    SDO Sees Trio of Mid-Level Flares

    The sun emitted three mid-level solar flares on July 22 and 23, 2016, the strongest peaking at 1:16 am EDT on July 23. The sun is currently in a period of low activity, moving toward whats called solar minimum when there are few to no solar eruptions – so these flares were the first significant events observed since April. They are categorized as mid-strength flares, substantially less intense than the most powerful solar flares. Enjoy and share…….

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  • Strong Magnetic Fields Found Inside Stars

    Strong Magnetic Fields Found Inside Stars

    Researchers using NASA’s Kepler space telescope have found evidence of strong magnetic fields in the cores of stars–a finding that could upset theories of stellar evolution. Enjoy and share……..

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  • Surveying an Asteroid with Light

    Surveying an Asteroid with Light

    NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft is on a mission explore to near-Earth asteroid Bennu, a carbon-rich body that may contain clues to the origins of life. OSIRIS-REx is equipped with a suite of technologies designed to map and study Bennu in unprecedented detail. The OSIRIS-REx Visible and Infrared Spectrometer, or OVIRS, will look at the asteroid’s spectral signature to detect organics and other minerals. After OSIRIS-REx has thoroughly surveyed Bennu from orbit, will descend to the surface and collect a sample of […]

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  • The Quantum Experiment that Broke Reality

    The Quantum Experiment that Broke Reality

    The double slit experiment radically changed the way we understand reality. Find out what the ramifications of this experiment were and how we can use it to better comprehend our universe. Enjoy and share…………

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  • The Sun runs out of juice

    The Sun runs out of juice

    Red Giant A red giant star is a dying star in the last stages of stellar evolution. In only a few billion years, our own sun will turn into a red giant star, expand and engulf the inner planets, possibly even Earth. What does the future hold for the light of our solar system and others like it? Forming a giant Most of the stars in the universe are main sequence stars — those converting hydrogen into helium via nuclear […]

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