NASA and ISA's new space observatory helps solve mystery of supermassive black holes

Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE) launched last December as a collaboration between the U.S. Space agency NASA and the Italian Space Agency. The researchers studied an exotic object called a blazar at the center of a large elliptical galaxy named Markarian 501 located about 460 million light years away from Earth in the direction of the constellation Hercules.
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NASA Moon mission 'exceeding' expectations

The spacecraft is to take astronauts to the Moon in the coming years -- the first to set foot on its surface since the last Apollo mission in 1972. The spacecraft's four solar panels, about 13 feet (four meters) long, deployed correctly and are providing more energy than expected, NASA officials say. Orion is already some 200,000 miles (320,000 kilometers) from Earth and preparing to perform the first of four main thrusts.
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5 days ago

This Satellite Shines Brighter Than Some Stars, Worrying Astronomers

AST SpaceMobile’s BlueWalker 3 low-Earth orbit satellite spans 693 square feet. It also shines as brightly as some of the brightest stars. Groups want to protect the sky for research and observation. The International Astronomical Union created the Centre for Protection of Dark and Quiet Sky from Satellite Constellation Interference.
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1 weeks ago

LEOcloud Partners With Axiom Space for Edge Computing in Space - Via Satellite -

LEOcloud is partnering with Axiom Space to develop and deliver space-based cloud services. The company believes Space Edge will be part of the critical infrastructure that is evolving in space where data can be sourced from anywhere in space and on Earth to be processed by workloads hosted in space.
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1 weeks ago

Commercial Satellite Becomes as Bright as Orion's Stars

AST SpaceMobile's BlueWalker 3 satellite unfurls its massive antenna array in low Earth orbit. With its antenna fully unfurled, the satellite may be among the brightest objects in the night sky. Astronomers have expressed concerns that the satellite could interfere with observations. The prototype satellite is just a test to build an entire constellation of 100 satellites.
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1 weeks ago

Henry Gee tells the origin story we all need to know

Henry Gee's 'A (Very) Short History of Life on Earth' is like taking an aerial view of the planet where nature survives and evolution thrives. The big blue marble, hanging in the vacuum of space, has survived eons of climatic changes, terraforms, and extinction events.
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1 weeks ago

Success! NASA's tiny CAPSTONE probe arrives at the moon

NASA's CAPSTONE probe arrived in lunar orbit on Nov. 13, 2022. The 55-pound (25 kilograms) probe slipped into orbit around the moon on Sunday evening (Nov. 13) It is the first cubesat ever to visit Earth's nearest neighbor. The probe will verify the stability of this orbit, which a spacecraft has never flown in before.
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1 weeks ago

Videos Of Earthquake Tremors Felt In Delhi-NCR Fills Internet

Videos Of Earthquake Tremors Felt In Delhi-NCR Fills Internet | Watch. Another major earthquake of magnitude 5.4 on richter scale jolted the national capital on November 12. Chandeliers, TV, fans can been seen swaying have been captured. Earlier in the week, on Wednesday another earthquake of 5.6 shook Delhi and surrounding areas.
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1 weeks ago

Carbon dioxide emissions rising globally, but drop in China - The Washington Post

Global carbon pollution is still increasing, but it isn’t increasing at as fast a rate as 10 or 15 years ago. Scientists say this is bad news because it is pushing Earth closer to hitting and then passing the globally adopted threshold of limiting warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 degrees Fahrenheit)
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2 weeks ago

NASA to Test Inflatable Heat Shield on Thursday Morning

The final flight of an Atlas 5 rocket from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California will see the launch of an advanced weather satellite. The heat shield will separate from the rocket’s upper stage following a deorbit burn. It will then inflate and reenter Earth’s atmosphere to demonstrate its capabilities.
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2 weeks ago

IIT Kanpur-incubated startup qualifies as finalist for Earthshot prize

The initiative is a regenerative approach to creating leather out of floral waste. It was developed by IIT Kanpur-incubated startup Phool.cO. 'Fleather' is one of the only two innovations shortlisted from India.
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2 weeks ago

Black hole 10 times the size of Sun, closest to Earth yet discovered

The closest black hole to Earth has been named Gaia BH1 by astronomers using the international Gemini Observatory. It is a fascinating subject for research to improve our knowledge of binary systems.
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2 weeks ago

Loki Concept Art Reveals Asgard on Earth

Marvel Studios' Loki: The Art of the Series showed off plans for the alien nation hovering in the midwest. Tom Hiddleston shared a message with the fans after Season 2 was announced for Disney+. He believes the people watching at home are directly responsible for all the excitement around the Marvel series.
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2 weeks ago

Black hole, 10 times bigger than Sun, spotted closest to Earth

Black Hole that falls in the stellar-mass category has caught the attention of researchers to understand the evolution of these extreme objects, that would not even let light pass through. The black hole spotted closest to Earth is about 10 times more massive than the Sun and is located about 1600 light-years away in the constellation Ophiuchus.
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2 weeks ago

Black hole closest to Earth discovered

The black hole spotted closest to Earth is about 10 times more massive than the Sun. This is the first unambiguous detection of a dormant stellar-mass black hole in the Milky Way. Black holes weigh approximately five to 100 times the mass of the Sun — are much more common.
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2 weeks ago

A Chinese rocket body will fall Friday and we don't know where

Debris in question is the 23-ton (21 metric tons) core stage of a long march 5B rocket. It is expected to crash back to Earth on friday (Nov. 4) but nobody knows exactly where or when it will come down.
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3 weeks ago

ISRO's RISAT-2 makes uncontrolled reentry into Earth's atmosphere at predicted impact point

RISAT-2 made an uncontrolled re-entry into the Earth's atmosphere at the predicted impact point in the Indian Ocean near Jakarta on October 30. The satellite carried 30 Kg of fuel for an initial designed life of four years.
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3 weeks ago

Hubble finds mysterious hole in space that looks like opening to another world - India Today

The Hubble Telescope has beamed back images of a cosmic keyhole from deep space. The nebula is about 1,350 light years away from Earth and is in the closest region of massive star formation to Earth.
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3 weeks ago

This scary sound is coming from Earth’s magnetic field - India Today

The magnetic field can be thought of as a huge bubble, protecting us from cosmic radiation and charged particles that bombard Earth in solar winds. The European Space Agency has been trying to unravel the secrets of Earth’s magnetic field using a trio of Swarm satellites launched in 2013.
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3 weeks ago

Dementors from Harry Potter? New James Webb photo intrigues internet

The image is the work of the path-breaking James Webb Telescope. It captures massive trunks of dust and gas in a constellation 7,000 light-years from Earth.
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3 weeks ago

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