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Image: Gravitational Wave Kicks Monster Black Hole Out of Galactic Core
Gravitational Wave Kicks Monster Black Hole Out of Galactic Core
Source: Hubblesite   Posted: 4/6/17
Astronomers have uncovered a supermassive black hole that has been propelled out of the center of a distant galaxy by what could be the awesome power of gravitational waves.

Image: Milky Way-like Galaxies in Early Universe Embedded in 'Super Halos'
Milky Way-like Galaxies in Early Universe Embedded in 'Super Halos'
Source: NRAO   Posted: 4/4/17
By harnessing the extreme sensitivity of the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), astronomers have directly observed a pair of Milky Way-like galaxies seen when the universe was only eight percent of its current age.

Image: Finding the 'Ghost Particles' Might be More Challenging
Finding the 'Ghost Particles' Might be More Challenging
Source: IBS   Posted: 4/1/17
Results from the NEOS experiment on sterile neutrinos differ partly from the theoretical expectations.

Image: Earth’s Magnetic Field Reveals Details Of A Dramatic Past
Earth’s Magnetic Field Reveals Details Of A Dramatic Past
Source: ESA   Posted: 3/27/17
ESA’s Swarm satellites are seeing fine details in one of the most difficult layers of Earth’s magnetic field to unpick – as well as our planet’s magnetic history imprinted on Earth’s crust.

Image: Scientists Evade The Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle
Scientists Evade The Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle
Source: ICFO   Posted: 3/23/17
The study, published in Nature, reports a technique to bypass the Heisenberg uncertainty principle.

Image: Using Light to Control Curvature of Plastics
Using Light to Control Curvature of Plastics
Source: NCSU   Posted: 3/23/17
Researchers have developed a technique that uses light to get two-dimensional (2-D) plastic sheets to curve into three-dimensional (3-D) structures, such as spheres, tubes or bowls.

Image: The Cat’s Paw and Lobster Nebulae
The Cat’s Paw and Lobster Nebulae
Source: ESO   Posted: 2/6/17
The beautiful, glowing, cosmic clouds of gas and dust catalogued as NGC 6334 and NGC 6357 now have new names.

Image: First Look at Magnetism of Real Nanoparticle
First Look at Magnetism of Real Nanoparticle
Source: ORNL   Posted: 2/3/17
Scientist help solve a unique problem: to model magnetism at the atomic level using experimental data from a real nanoparticle.

Image: Dark Matter May be Smoother than Expected
Dark Matter May be Smoother than Expected
Source: ESO   Posted: 12/13/16
Analysis of a giant new galaxy survey suggests that dark matter may be less dense and more smoothly distributed throughout space than previously thought.

Image: Holograms from Neutrons Created
Holograms from Neutrons Created
Source: NIST   Posted: 10/27/16
For the first time, scientists have used neutron beams to create holograms of large solid objects, revealing details about their interiors in ways that ordinary laser light-based visual holograms cannot.

Image: Oldest Known Planet-Forming Disk Found
Oldest Known Planet-Forming Disk Found
Source: Carnegie   Posted: 10/23/16
Scientists find a star surrounded by the oldest known circumstellar disk—a primordial ring of gas and dust that orbits around a young star and from which planets can form.

Image: New Technique May Help Detect Martian Life
New Technique May Help Detect Martian Life
Source: MIT   Posted: 9/29/16
A novel interpretation of Raman spectra will help the 2020 Mars rover select rocks to study for signs of life.

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