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August 14, 2022
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Space.com

Within 24 hours of accessing the first stage of Australia’s newest supercomputing system, researchers have processed a series of radio telescope observations, including a highly detailed image of a supernova remnant. The very …

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Space.com

To celebrate, the online Virtual Telescope Project will broadcast live views of Saturn from a telescope in Ceccano, Italy. Weather permitting, the webcast will begin at 7:30 p.m. EDT (2330 GMT).

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Lake County News

Artist’s concept of a Neptune-sized planet, left, around a blue, A-type star. UC Berkeley astronomers have discovered a hard-to-find gas giant around one of these bright, but short-lived, stars, right at the edge of the hot Neptune desert where the …

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BBC News

An Australian supercomputer has captured amazing images of a dying star. Using data from the Askap (Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder) telescope array, scientists needed the help of a supercomputer to turn all the info into real pictures.

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physicsworld.com

The aftermath of the merger of a neutron star with another star has been observed using millimetre-wavelength light for the first time. The distant merger occurred when the universe was about 5.5 billion years old and was immediately followed by one of …

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The Indian Express

Date: August 12, 2022; Source: California Institute of Technology; Summary: A new model illustrates how meltwater from the Antarctic ice can trap heat under ice shelves, increasing melting in a feedback loop. Share: FULL STORY …

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Pacifica Tribune

Scientists found marble-sized chunks of rock in an asteroid sample that wouldn’t disintegrate. They realized that these pebbles are physical evidence of a mysterious geological process first spotted on the asteroid Bennu by NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft: …

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Times Colonist

University of Victoria students are making their imprint on space research by designing and building a miniature satellite, known as a CubeSat, to go into the cosmos. The team is part of the Canadian CubeSat Project, started in 2017, and spent time …

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