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Awesome auroras spotted on Uranus ... and on Earth

Thanks to the Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers have caught a rare display of auroras on Uranus, which ranks among the solar system's oddest planets. Unlike the beautiful, rippling curtains of greenish light we've been seeing in earthly skies over the past few months, the Urani …
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New Hubble Discovery --Supermasssive Black Hole at Center of a Dwarf Galaxy 1/500th Size of Milky Way

Academics / General Science : The Daily Galaxy (20 hours ago)

Astronomers using data from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope and ground observation have found an unlikely object in an improbable place -- a monster black hole lurking inside one of the tiniest galaxies ever known. “That is pretty ama... Read Post

Clear Skies and Water Vapor Discovered on a Distant Planet --"A Significant Milepost" Says NASA

Academics / General Science : The Daily Galaxy (20 hours ago)

Astronomers using data from three of NASA's space telescopes -- Hubble, Spitzer and Kepler -- have discovered clear skies and steamy water vapor on a gaseous planet outside our solar system. The planet is about the size of Neptune, ... Read Post

Awesome auroras spotted on Uranus ... and on Earth

Academics / Astronomy : Cosmic Log (2 years ago)

Thanks to the Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers have caught a rare display of auroras on Uranus, which ranks among the solar system's oddest planets. Unlike the beautiful, rippling curtains of greenish light we've been seeing in e... Read Post


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