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Thursday
Oct 23 2014
15:49 UTC

Unusual Distribution of Organics Found in Titan's Atmosphere

... new mystery of Titan has been uncovered by astronomers using their latest asset in the high altitude desert of Chile. Using the now fully deployed Atacama Large Millimeter Array (ALMA) telescope in Chile, astronomers moved from observing comets to Titan. A single 3 minute observation revealed organic molecules that are askew in the atmosphere […]

Posted by Universe Today

Thursday
Oct 23 2014
14:52 UTC

Two Comet Groups Discovered Around Beta Pictoris

... Pictoris. On board the ESO 3. 6-metre telescope at the La Silla Observatory in Chile, the sensitive instrument normally combs the sky nightly in search of exoplanets, […]

Posted by Universe Today

Thursday
Oct 23 2014
02:00 UTC

Two Families of Comets Found Around Nearby Star

... ************************************************* VideosPR Video eso1432aArtist's impression of exocomets around Beta Pictoris Biggest census ever of exocomets around Beta PictorisThe HARPS instrument at ESO's La Silla Observatory in Chile has been used to make the

Posted by astronomy cmarchesin

Wednesday
Oct 15 2014
12:34 UTC

Construction Secrets of a Galactic Metropolis

... ************************************** VideosPR Video eso1431aArtist's impression of a protocluster forming in the early Universe APEX reveals hidden star formation in

Posted by astronomy cmarchesin

Wednesday
Oct 08 2014
19:06 UTC

Comet Siding Spring: Close Call for Mars, Wake Up Call for Earth?

It was 20 years ago this past July when images of Jupiter being pummeled by a comet caught the world's attention. Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 had flown too close to Jupiter. It was captured by the giant planet's gravity and torn into a string of beads. One by one the comet fragments impacted Jupiter — leaving […]

Posted by Universe Today

Wednesday
Oct 01 2014
10:54 UTC

This Star Cluster Is Not What It Seems

... Messier 54 PR Video eso1428bClose-up view of the globular star cluster Messier 54 VLT observations of Messier 54 show the lithium problem also applies out

Posted by astronomy cmarchesin

Friday
Sep 26 2014
18:55 UTC

Weekly Space Hangout — Sept. 26, 2014: So Wait, Do Black Holes Exist or Not?!?

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Guests: Morgan Rehnberg (cosmicchatter. org / @cosmic_chatter) Alessondra Springmann (@sondy) Ramin Skibba (@raminskibba) Brian Koberlein (@briankoberlein) Jason Major (@JPMajor) (...)Read the rest of Weekly Space Hangout – Sept. 26, 2014: So Wait, Do Black Holes Exist or Not?!? (140 words) Fraser for Universe Today, 2014. | Permalink | No comment | […]

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