Researchers solve mystery at the centre of the Milky Way
Source: Lund Posted: 10/20/18 Astronomers from Lund University in Sweden have now found the explanation to a recent mystery at the centre of the Milky Way galaxy: the high levels of scandium discovered last spring near the galaxy’s giant black hole were in fact an optical illusion.
Source: UOsaka Posted: 6/22/18 Scientists have discovered a novel particle acceleration mechanism called ‘micro-bubble implosion’
New Insights into Solar Flares
Source: NJIT Posted: 6/17/18 New insights into solar flares' explosive energy releases were released by the Owens Valley Solar Array (EOVSA)
Life and Death of a Neutron
Source: LBL Posted: 6/15/18 Experiments that measure the lifetime of neutrons reveal a perplexing and unresolved discrepancy.
Looking for Signs Life on Mars
Source: NASA Posted: 6/8/18 Scientists have created a tiny chemistry lab for a rover that will drill beneath the Martian surface looking for signs of past or present life.
Massive Black Hole Devours a Star
Source: UCPH Posted: 6/5/18 Scientist create new models of Tidal Disruption Events - rare, but extremely forceful events taking place in the center of galaxies.
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