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From CERN Courier: "MINERvA searches for wisdom among neutrinos"

CERN Courier

Mar 28, 2014
Emily Maher, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, Deborah Harris, Fermilab, and Kevin McFarland, University of Rochester… 1,751 more words

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From ESA: "Unique pair of hidden black holes discovered by XMM-Newton"

European Space Agency

22 April 2014

Fukun Liu
Department of Astronomy
Peking University
Beijing, China
Email: fkliupku.edu.cn
Phone: +86-10-62751266

Stefanie Komossa
Max-Planck-Institut für Radioastronomie… 1,293 more words

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From Symmetry: "A 'crack in the cosmic egg'"


April 23, 2014
This article is based on a Kavli Foundation press release.

Last month, scientists on the BICEP2 experiment announced the first hard evidence for cosmic inflation, the process by which the infant universe swelled from microscopic to cosmic size in an instant. 541 more words

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From physicsworld.com: "Russia mulls over huge 60 m telescope"


Apr 21, 2014
Katia Moskvitch

The rector of Moscow State University, Viktor Sadovnichy, has unveiled plans for a massive 60 m optical telescope on the Canary Islands. 494 more words

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From ESA: "An X-ray view of the COSMOS field"

European Space Agency

No Writer Credit

When we gaze up at the night sky, we are only seeing part of the story. Unfortunately, some of the most powerful and energetic events in the Universe are invisible to our eyes – and to even the best optical telescopes. 459 more words

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From SETI Institute: "Kepler 186f: Is It Inhabited?"

SETI Institute

April 21, 2014

by Seth Shostak, Senior Astronomer

It’s so far away that even if you booked a trip on the speediest of our rockets, you’d have 100 million years to polish your Sudoku skills en route to Kepler 186f. 1,254 more words

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From ESO: "A Look into the Hellish Cradles of Suns and Solar Systems" 2009

European Southern Observatory

19 August 2009

Dieter Nürnberger
Tel: +56 2 463 3080
Email: dnuernbe@eso.org

New images released today by ESO delve into the heart of a cosmic cloud, called… 713 more words

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