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April 10, 2022

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EarthSky

Astronomers said on April 7, 2022, that they’ve discovered the farthest astronomical object yet observed. They believe this object is a galaxy, and, if so, it’s the most distant one currently known. The object carries the label HD1.

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Livescience.com

More than 5,000 new virus species have been identified in the world’s oceans, according to a new study. The study researchers analyzed tens of thousands of water samples from around the globe, hunting for RNA viruses, or viruses that use RNA as their …

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CNET

It’s 9:30 at night. You’re just returning home from dinner, ready to brew an evening cup of chamomile tea. But before sauntering indoors, you make time for a quick glance at the moon. A glowing sphere speckled with vague, smooth, dark designs gazes back.

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Tucson Local Media

Space Sights. University of Arizona researchers are playing a critical role in one of the biggest science stories of the year: the James Webb Space Telescope. Intended to replace the Hubble Space Telescope as NASA’s “flagship mission,” the JWST launched …

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The Guardian

Massive clusters of galaxies provide such a gravitational pull that the light from background stars is bent around the cluster, just like light bends in a magnifying glass. This effect – “gravitational lensing” – is used in astronomy to see objects too …

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ABP Live

New Delhi: NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has detected a planet forming through what scientists describe as an “intense and violent process.” The discovery is that of a Jupiter-like protoplanet. A protoplanet is a hypothetical whirling gaseous mass …

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Good News Network

Scientists use the word “redshift” because as the universe expands, light from distant objects is stretched or “shifted” to longer, redder wavelengths as it travels toward us. “Normally at these distances …

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Mashable

In this image, wintertime CO2 frost is found closer to the equator, where it’s usually a bit too “warm” for dry ice to exist. Yet inside parts of the crater that receive less sunlight, frost has formed.

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Business Insider South Africa

The skin of a triceratops, perfectly preserved in this fossil found at the Tanis site, is being filmed by the BBC documentary crew. BBC Studios/Eric Burge. Several incredibly well-preserved dinosaur fossils were uncovered at Tanis, a site in North …

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It’s now 9:30 p.m. You’ve just finished supper and are about to make a cup of chamomile tea for bedtime. However, you take a moment to look at the moon before going inside. It’s a bright, glowing ball with a few spots of hazy, smooth, black patterns on …

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