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KFSSI Blueprint Teaching on Livestream. KFSSI Blueprint Teaching Week. How white holes (might) be created. Bright galaxy sheds light on early Universe. Astronomers said on Wednesday they had snared light from a bright, ancient galaxy with a super-massive black hole at its core, a finding that would help explain aspects of the young Universe.

Bright galaxy sheds light on early Universe

The phenomenon is called a quasar, which are very bright but very distant galaxies with a mighty black hole at their heart. Until now, the most distant quasar ever seen sent light 870 million years after the Big Bang, which is believed to have occurred nearly 13.7 billion years ago. Space Solar Power. Stellarium Wiki. Carl Sagan, Stephen Hawking and Arthur C. Clarke - God, The Universe and Everything Else. Most Distant Quasar Found. A team of European astronomers has used ESO's Very Large Telescope and a host of other telescopes to discover and study the most distant quasar found to date.

Most Distant Quasar Found

This brilliant beacon, powered by a black hole with a mass two billion times that of the Sun, is by far the brightest object yet discovered in the early Universe. The results will appear in the 30 June 2011 issue of the journal Nature. "This quasar is a vital probe of the early Universe.

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Espace. Solar flare filmed by Nasa - video. Some black holes may be older than time. Stuart Gary for ABC Science Online Updated Fri 6 May 2011, 5:48pm AEST An intriguing new hypothesis suggests some black holes could have formed before the formation of our universe.

Some black holes may be older than time

The work by Professor Bernard Carr from Queen Mary University in London and Professor Alan Coley from Canada's Dalhousie University, examines a cosmology in which the universe goes through cycles of birth and death. According to their work published on the pre-press website, some black holes could be remnants of a previous universe that collapsed in a big crunch and was then reborn in the big bang - 13.7 billion years ago.

1153 - Christmas Comet Lovejoy Captured at Paranal. Eso1153 — Photo Release 24 December 2011.

1153 - Christmas Comet Lovejoy Captured at Paranal

Solar Activity and Human Behavior: a link? In response to an earlier post I did about Solar Flares and GPS disruption, someone commented about the affects that solar activity can have on human behavior.

Solar Activity and Human Behavior: a link?

Having read more about it since then, it seems that there are some interesting correlations. Space Shuttle Discovery - 360VR Images. Eta Carinae's 21-Year Outburst: A Cosmic Instant Replay! : Starts With A Bang. “Not explaining science seems to me perverse.

Eta Carinae's 21-Year Outburst: A Cosmic Instant Replay! : Starts With A Bang

When you’re in love, you want to tell the world.” -Carl Sagan Nothing lasts forever in this Universe, not even the seemingly timeless stars in the sky. At any moment, any one of the brilliant, twinkling points of light from across the galaxy could run out of fuel, ending its life as we know it. It’s happened a number of times before in recorded history, and will no doubt happen again. Image credit: F. Types of solar and lunar eclipses. An eclipse is an astronomical event where one celestial body partially or totally covers another celestial object.

Types of solar and lunar eclipses

This happens when the eclipsing body comes between the observer and the eclipsed object like in the case of a solar eclipse, or when the eclipsing body temporarily cuts off the source of illumination of the eclipsed object, like during a lunar eclipse. Solar Eclipse Page. The next Total Eclipse of the Sun Visible from the USAClick for special web page on the Total Solar Eclipse of 2017 Aug 21 Solar Eclipses: Past and Future The following links give information on all eclipses of the Sun and Moon from 2000 through the current year.

Solar Eclipse Page

S WMAP Science Team Awarded 2012 Gruber Cosmology Prize. NASA's WMAP Science Team Awarded 2012 Gruber Cosmology Prize NASA's Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe, known as WMAP, transformed the science of cosmology by establishing the age, geometry, and contents of the universe to astonishing precision.

s WMAP Science Team Awarded 2012 Gruber Cosmology Prize

On June 20, the Gruber Foundation recognized this accomplishment by awarding its 2012 Cosmology Prize to WMAP principal investigator Charles L. Bennett at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore and the science team he led. "It is tremendously exciting to be recognized with the Gruber Cosmology Prize," said Bennett. Eclipse Web Site. Bad Astronomy. Well now, this is an interesting discovery: astronomers have found what looks like a "super-Earth" – a planet more massive than Earth but still smaller than a gas giant – orbiting a nearby star at the right distance to have liquid water on it!

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Given that, it might – might – be Earthlike. This is pretty cool news. Your Age on Other Worlds. Want to melt those years away? Travel to an outer planet! <div class="js-required"><hr> This Page requires a Javascript capable browser <hr></div> Fill in your birthdate below in the space indicated. (Note you must enter the year as a 4-digit number!) Click on the "Calculate" button. Mysteries in slow motion: Videos offer a glimpse into an aerial world we never see. By Daily Mail Reporter Updated: 00:27 GMT, 15 January 2012 A series of high-speed animal flight videos are producing an amazing glimpse aerial world most of us have never seen before.

Amateurs videographers, with a bit of luck, can use inexpensive digital cameras to turn blurred images into clear illustrations of animal and insect behaviour. A Dutch programme named Vilegkunstenaars asked videographers and animal lovers around the world to capture nature in flight, reports. They sent high speed video tools to amateurs and the results that came back were stunning.

Scroll down for videos. Especiales de - Sol - Zoom. 2011 Solar & Lunar Eclipse Skywatching Guide. There will be two total lunar eclipses and four partial solar eclipses in 2011. January 4 Partial Solar Eclipse This partial eclipse will be visible at sunrise in northwestern Europe and northwestern Africa, at midday in northeastern Africa and the Middle East, and at sunset in central Asia.

Scale of the Universe (flash) Types of solar and lunar eclipses. The Holographic Universe. EXOSOLAR. Meteorites delivered gold to Earth. 8 September 2011Last updated at 18:24 By Leila Battison Science reporter A burst of meteorite impacts around 3.9 billion years ago delivered precious metals to Earth Scientists have shown that the Earth's surface became enriched with precious metals by impacting meteorites. The Earth's crust and mantle has considerably more gold than expected from favoured models of planetary formation.

A study from the University of Bristol looked at some of the oldest rocks on Earth, demonstrating that gold was delivered by meteorites long after their formation. Their results are published in Nature. The Incredible Beauty of the Orion Nebula. Learn about the beauty of the Orion Nebula. Photo: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center The Orion Nebula is one of the brightest in the night sky and lies south of Orion’s Belt. It is 1344 (plus or minus 20) light years away and is the closest huge star formation area to earth. Tûranor PlanetSolar: World's Largest Solar Ship Set to Complete Trip Around the World. Mission to Mars meets reality TV. IBM Ad for SAGE, A Massive Cold War Air Defense System (1960) Science Projects.

Zooniverse - Real Science Online. Solar Eclipse Page. Beautiful Photographs of Star Trails Above Australian Outback. Why the universe probably is "flat" E X P E R I E N C E. We Choose the Moon: Pre-launch. Brief Answers to Cosmic Questions. Structure of the Universe Does the Universe have an edge, beyond which there is nothing? © EL CORREO DIGITAL, S.L., Sociedad Unipersonal.

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После героического преодоления всех проблем, с которыми столкнулись астрономы (из-за халатности подрядчиков «Хаббл» был изготовлен с существенными оптическими дефектами), и нескольких апгрейдов аппаратуры, «Хаббл» приобрел статус поистине легендарного телескопа. Hires.jpg (JPEG Image, 4000x3127 pixels) Zoom: un viaje alucinante al Sol. Earth View. NASA discovers portals (but don’t book your ticket yet) Watch online as huge asteroid hurtles past Earth tonight. The Carl Sagan Portal.

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