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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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Roger Penrose on Mathematical Physics

Roger Penrose on Mathematical Physics

I’m Roger Penrose Emeritus Rouse Ball Professor of Mathematics at the University of Oxford The subject of Physics very much depends on mathematics and we have extremely good equations, theories to describe vast ranges of physical activity I mean, how particles move, how bodies move going back to Newton most of what we know about […]

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The Milky Way as You’ve Never Seen It Before – AMNH SciCafe

The Milky Way as You’ve Never Seen It Before – AMNH SciCafe

>>JACKIE FAHERTY: Is everybody excited? I’m just going to start with that. That’s good, because I can guarantee you have never seen the Milky Way like you’re about to see it tonight. And it’s in part—that was a scream, I like it. Whatever this energy is, I’m going to work with it. What you’re going […]

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Breaking News – Scientists Now Know Jupiter’s Origins

Breaking News – Scientists Now Know Jupiter’s Origins

Using very advanced computer simulations, researchers believe they have uncovered the origins of our solar system’s largest planet, Jupiter, whose location and size, as well as the distribution of its Trojan asteroids, which share the planets orbit, have long puzzled scientists. Approximately 4.5 billion years ago, when the planets were forming, Jupiter began as an […]

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Stars of the Pharaohs

Stars of the Pharaohs

Egypt, a land of mystery were the majestic remnants of a fascinating culture and civilization tower above the desert, while other artifacts lie buried under the sands and hidden in the stars above. To the ancient Egyptians, the stars were a part of the great circle of life, death and rebirth. They were the realm […]

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