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Children of Planet Earth: The Voyager Golden Record Remixed – Symphony of Science

1977 1977 NASA LAUNCHES VOYAGER I & II 1977 NASA LAUNCHES VOYAGER I & II TWIN PROBES BOUND FOR INTERSTELLAR SPACE ABOARD EACH IS A GOLDEN RECORD, CARRYING SOUNDS & GREETINGS FROM EARTH ‍Peace on you. We the inhabitants of this earth send our greetings to you I wish you all good Hello and greetings […]

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Will Betelgeuse Explode? This Is What Scientists Know So Far

Will Betelgeuse Explode? This Is What Scientists Know So Far

One of the sky’s brightest stars has been exhibiting some pretty unusual behavior. Since October 2019, this massive red supergiant, named Betelgeuse, has been losing its sparkle leading many scientists to wonder whether the star is headed toward its demise by way of a supernova explosion. And me to wonder if it will blow if […]

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Scientists Just Fit Our Universe in a Box…Wait What

Scientists Just Fit Our Universe in a Box…Wait What

This is the universe in a box. Dark matter, supermassive black holes, galaxies, stars, magnetic fields—our universe, trapped in a cube. Well some of it, anyway. What this really is is our most advanced simulation of the universe and its evolution ever. This very impressive feat is the result of a project called Illustris—The Next […]

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Michio Kaku: What If Einstein Is Wrong?

Many physicists had a heart attack when we got news from Geneva, Switzerland that Einstein might be wrong. All hell broke loose in the physics community. Every physicist I know was taking a position on this hot topic because relativity is the foundation of modern physics along with the Quantum Theory. Now what they found […]

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A Strange Object Has Visited Our Solar System And Confused Scientists

A Strange Object Has Visited Our Solar System And Confused Scientists

Space is called the final frontier, and for good reason. Explorers used to cross treacherous oceans and vast deserts to unravel the secrets of the unknown. Not long ago, a piece of that unknown came to visit us in the form of a mysterious object from a distant star. But what is it, and where […]

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Clemson scientist measures starlight

Clemson scientist measures starlight

Hi, I’m Professor Marco Ajello, an astrophysicist in the department of physics and astronomy in Clemson University’s College of Science. I am the lead author on a paper that appears Nov. 30th in the journal Science. The paper is titled “A gamma-ray determination of the Universe’s star-formation history,” and it describes how a collaborative team […]

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Scientists Just Witnessed the Birth of Two Stars in Stunning Detail

Scientists Just Witnessed the Birth of Two Stars in Stunning Detail

Ladies and gentleman, a star is born! Or rather, two stars. This transfixing image features two circumstellar disks in which baby stars are growing, taking in material from their surrounding disk. This is the first time ever that we’ve witnessed the complex birth of binary stars in such vivid detail. Stars are one of the […]

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Open Letter to the President: Physics Education

Open Letter to the President: Physics Education

Dear Mr. President, Do you know much about physics? I mean, you’re the President of the United States: a country with five thousand nuclear weapons, birthplace of the world’s computing and telecommunications industry, home of the first atomic clock and creator of the global positioning system. But chances are, if you just took regular American […]

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Did Scientists Locate An Alien Spacecraft Crashing Towards Earth?

Did Scientists Locate An Alien Spacecraft Crashing Towards Earth?

For centuries humanity has looked up at the stars and wondered if we’re alone in the universe. We’ve dedicated much time and money trying to determine if anyone else is out there, and recently there’s been a lot of excitement in the scientific community over a newly detected object hurtling towards our solar system. For […]

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Scientists Discovered A New Way Galaxies Form

Scientists Discovered A New Way Galaxies Form

Do galaxies form because a bunch of baby stars were all born at the same time, or are they hideous frankenstein monsters of galaxies past? Hey space surfers, Julian here for DNews. You’d think we know everything there is to know about galaxies by this point. I mean, we live in one, and when we […]

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