Spring Has Sprung ... On Titan
Source: NASA/JPL Posted: 10/23/10 NASA's Cassini spacecraft has sent back dreamy raw images of Saturn's moon Titan that show the appearance of clouds around the moon's midsection. These bright clouds likely appeared because the moon is changing seasons and spring has arrived in Titan's northern hemisphere.
The Most Distant Galaxy Ever Measured
Source: ESO Posted: 10/20/10 A European team of astronomers using ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT) has measured the distance to the most remote galaxy so far.
The Noise About Graphene
Source: LBL Posted: 10/20/10 In last week’s announcement of the Nobel Prize in Physics, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences lauded graphene’s “exceptional properties that originate from the remarkable world of quantum physics.” So what's all the noise about?
Growing Galaxies Gently
Source: ESO Posted: 10/20/10 New observations for the first time, provided direct evidence that young galaxies can grow by sucking in the cool gas around them and using it as fuel for the formation of many new stars.
Habitable Exoplanet Discovered
Source: NSF Posted: 10/2/10 Newly discovered planet may be first truly habitable exoplanet. Discovery suggests our galaxy may be teeming with potentially habitable planets.
A step closer to Big Bang conditions?
Source: MIT Posted: 10/2/10 More study is needed to confirm the latest findings from the Large Hadron Collider, reported by CERN physicists last week.
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