Blog posts tagged with black holes

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May 30 2016
03:00 UTC

NASA Scientist Suggests Possible Link Between Primordial Black Holes and Dark Matter

Left: This image from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope shows an infrared view of a sky area in the constellation Ursa Major. Right: After masking out all known stars, galaxies and artifacts and enhancing what's left, an irregular background glow appears. This is the cosmic infrared background (CIB); lighter colors indicate brighter areas. The CIB glow is more irregular than can be explained by distant unresolved galaxies, and this excess structure is thought to be light emitted when

Posted by astronomy cmarchesin

May 27 2016
19:46 UTC

Weekly Space Hangout — May 27, 2016: Dr. Seth Shostak

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Special Guest: Dr. Seth Shostak is the Senior Astronomer at the SETI Institute. He also heads up the International Academy of Astronautics' SETI Permanent Committee. In addition, Seth is keen on outreach activities: interesting the public — and especially young people — in science in general, and astrobiology in particular. He's […]The post Weekly Space Hangout – May 27, 2016: Dr. Seth Shostak appeared first on Universe Today.

Posted by Universe Today

May 27 2016
14:08 UTC

The June 2016 Night Sky

Let us go outside somewhere in Northern Ireland about midnight on 15 June 2016 and see what there is to see in the sky.   Hercules. Muscular hero and demi-god! […]

Posted by Astronotes

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