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This week, in what sounded like a zoo, Laura and I discuss an exoplanet that it too big for its parent star, astronomers predicting at least two new planets in our solar system, the deaths of galaxies by slow strangulation, and the biggie: have we learned to see dark matter as they emits gamma rays whilst falling into a black hole? 91 more words
- NASA’s New Horizons probe is approaching the Kuiper Belt.
- Freeman Dyson suggested Europa and the Kuiper Belt as habitats for life in the solar system. 1,802 more words
Aloha – It is turning into a great year for NASA with deeper probes into the Solar System. Two stories I’m following (and report on regularly in this blog) are the Dawn probe to Ceres (what are those flashing lights or reflections coming from the long deemed dwarf planet in the Asteroid Belt/) and the New Horizon’s probe that has spent nine years moving toward what used to be our furthest planet, Pluto. 117 more words