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July 16, 2023


Super-close supernova captivates record number of citizen scientists

“It is really incredible what this citizen science network can do. This was the closest supernova of the last decade, and observers took full advantage of the special occasion.” Comments (0). The supernova that created the neutron star companion of 56 …

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Spaceflight Now

Live coverage: SpaceX launches Falcon 9 booster making 16th flight

Booster 1060 is now scheduled to liftoff from Cape Canaveral’s pad 40 at 11:50 p.m. EDT (0350 UTC) Saturday carrying 54 Starlink satellites into orbit. Just last Sunday, Booster 1058 launched 22 second- …

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Webb telescope spies most distant supermassive black hole ever recorded

This vast landscape was stitched together from multiple images captured by the James Webb Space Telescope in near-infrared light. NASA/ESA/CSA/S. Finklestein.

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Hubble telescope captures stunning shot of spiral galaxy (photo)

A dazzling new photo from the Hubble Space Telescope shows a distant galaxy that hosted a supernova explosion not long ago. The featured galaxy, known as UGC 11860, is located roughly 184 million light-years from Earth in the constellation Pegasus.

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Oceans turning greener due to global warming

For decades, satellites have been capturing views of Earth’s oceans. And scientists studying these images announced on July 12, 2023, that Earth’s oceans are turning greener, due to human-induced climate change. They said the color changes couldn’t be …

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Florida Today

Second SpaceX Falcon 9 launch of the week sends more Starlink satellites to orbit

SpaceX launched a second Falcon 9 Starlink mission within a week late Saturday from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station. The 230-foot rocket packed with 54 Starlink internet satellites roared to life at 11:50 p.m. EDT and vaulted away from Launch …

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Gravity Still Holds: Einstein’s Relativity Theory Stands Strong After Quantum Challenge

Research teams from Leibniz University Hannover and University of Bremen confirm another equivalence principle. Scientists used a half-century of lunar laser ranging data to confirm with 100 times greater precision that all properties of mass are …

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Andes’ optical telescope snaps rare double-lobe nebula

A mere 1,200 light years away from Earth sits a pair of cosmic circles, the remains of an ancient death. The nebula IC2220 – or the Toby Jug Nebula – has been snapped by the Gemini South telescope, an 8.1 metre optical and infrared telescope in the …

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Leicestershire Live

Stunning images to mark first anniversary of James Webb Space Telescope and its Leicester links

The £10 billion telescope, which replaced the Hubble Telescope, has been a project made in conjunction with teams from Leicester and they believe many more secrets from space are still to be discovered. Engineers from …

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ABC News

Are Elon Musk’s Starlink satellites disrupting important science?

Deep space experts say they’ve proved Elon Musk’s Starlink satellites are leaking enough radiation to interfere with important radio astronomy. In a new study, scientists used a powerful telescope to observe SpaceX satellites, detecting emissions from …

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