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early opaque universe linked to galaxy scarcity Early Opaque Universe Linked to Galaxy Scarcity
ASTRO WATCH A team of astronomers led by George Becker at the University of California, Riverside, has made a surprising discovery: 12.5 billion years... 44 minutes
astronomers discover supermassive black hole in an ultracompact dwarf galaxy Astronomers Discover Supermassive Black Hole in an Ultracompact Dwarf Galaxy
ASTRO WATCH Fornax UCD3 is a part of a Fornax galaxy cluster and belongs to a very rare... 1 hour
scientists discover organic acid in a protoplanetary disk Scientists Discover Organic Acid in a Protoplanetary Disk
ASTRO WATCH International team of scientists from Russia (including a research associate of the Kourovka Astronomical Observatory of Ural Federal University Sergei... 1 hour
meteorite bombardment likely to have created the earth s oldest rocks Meteorite Bombardment Likely to Have Created the Earth's Oldest Rocks
ASTRO WATCH Scientists have found that 4.02 billion year old silica-rich felsic rocks from the Acasta River, Canada... 13 hours
earth mini moons potential for exciting scientific and commercial opportunities Earth Mini-Moons: Potential for Exciting Scientific and Commercial Opportunities
ASTRO WATCH The detection of "mini-moons" -- small asteroids temporarily captured in orbit around Earth -- will vastly improve our... 13 hours
historic space weather could clarify what s next Historic Space Weather Could Clarify What’s Next
ASTRO WATCH Historic space weather may help us understand what’s coming next, according to new research by the University of Warwick. Professor Sandra Chapman,... 2 days
in neutron stars protons may do the heavy lifting In Neutron Stars, Protons May Do the Heavy Lifting
ASTRO WATCH Neutron stars are the smallest, densest stars in the universe, born out of the gravitational collapse of extremely... 2 days
proba 2 satellite captures partial solar eclipse from space Proba-2 Satellite Captures Partial Solar Eclipse from Space
ASTRO WATCH Thanks to a quirk of our cosmos, the Moon’s average distance from Earth is just right for it to appear... 2 days
high speed cameras show momo 2 launch failure in unprecedented detail High-Speed Cameras Show MOMO-2 Launch Failure in Unprecedented Detail
ASTRO WATCH Japanese startup Interstellar Technologies Inc. (IST) has revealed another high-definition videos of the June 30 unsuccessful launch of... 3 days
uk s first spaceport could launch 2 000 satellites by 2030 UK’s First Spaceport Could Launch 2,000 Satellites By 2030
ASTRO WATCH The British government has revealed an ambitious plan to launch around 2,000 satellites by 2030 from its future... 3 days
parker solar probe starts historic journey to touch the sun Parker Solar Probe Starts Historic Journey to Touch the Sun
ASTRO WATCH Hours before the rise of the very star it will study, NASA’s Parker Solar Probe launched... 3 days
naval research laboratory s sun imaging telescopes fly on nasa parker solar probe Naval Research Laboratory’s Sun Imaging Telescopes Fly on NASA Parker Solar Probe
ASTRO WATCH The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory’s unique expertise in sun-viewing telescopes will be an integral part of the historic NASA Parker Solar Probe mission now... 4 days
students digging into data archive spot mysterious x ray source Students Digging into Data Archive Spot Mysterious X-ray Source
ASTRO WATCH An enigmatic X-ray source revealed as part of a data-mining project for high-school students shows unexplored avenues hidden... 4 days
perseids meteor shower peaks this weekend Perseids Meteor Shower Peaks This Weekend
ASTRO WATCH The Perseid meteor shower is here! Perseid meteors, caused by debris left behind by the Comet Swift-Tuttle, began streaking across the skies in late... 4 days
pairs of small colliding galaxies may seed future stars Pairs of Small Colliding Galaxies May Seed Future Stars
ASTRO WATCH A pair of dwarf galaxies closely circling the Milky Way, the Large and Small Magellanic Clouds, were in... 5 days
phd student develops spinning heat shield for future spacecraft PhD Student Develops Spinning Heat Shield for Future Spacecraft
ASTRO WATCH A University of Manchester PhD student has developed a prototype flexible heat shield for spacecraft that could reduce... 5 days
the cautionary tail of comet swift tuttle The Cautionary Tail of Comet Swift–Tuttle
ASTRO WATCH Comet Swift–Tuttle, formally 109P/Swift–Tuttle, is an enormous, icy comet on a 133 year orbit around the Sun, and the reason for the spectacular annual... 5 days
finding the happy medium of black holes Finding the Happy Medium of Black Holes
ASTRO WATCH Scientists have taken major steps in their hunt to find black holes that are neither very small nor extremely large. Finding these... 5 days
satellite measurements of the earth s magnetosphere promise better space weather forecasts Satellite Measurements of the Earth's Magnetosphere Promise Better Space Weather Forecasts
ASTRO WATCH Earth is constantly being hammered by charged particles emitted by the Sun that have... 5 days
water is destroyed then reborn in ultrahot jupiters Water Is Destroyed, Then Reborn in Ultrahot Jupiters
ASTRO WATCH Imagine a place where the weather forecast is always the same: scorching temperatures, relentlessly sunny, and with absolutely zero chance... 5 days
the umov effect space dust clouds and the mysteries of the universe The Umov Effect: Space Dust Clouds and the Mysteries of the Universe
ASTRO WATCH Far Eastern Federal University scientists are developing a methodology to calculate the ratio of dust and gas in comas and tails of comets. This... 5 days
elliptical elegance Elliptical Elegance
ASTRO WATCH A glittering host of galaxies populate this rich image taken with ESO’s VLT Survey Telescope, a state-of-the-art 2.6-m telescope designed for surveying the sky in visible light. The features of the multitude... 5 days
scientists reduce the weight of optics for satellite observation of the earth by 100 times Scientists Reduce the Weight of Optics for Satellite Observation of the Earth by 100 Times
ASTRO WATCH IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in... 6 days
balloon borne telescope looks for cosmic gamma rays Balloon-Borne Telescope Looks for Cosmic Gamma Rays
ASTRO WATCH Cosmic gamma rays can provide us with important insights into the high-energy phenomena in our universe. The GRAINE (Gamma-Ray Astro-Imager with Nuclear... 6 days
new launch unit standards announced for smallsats New Launch Unit Standards Announced for Smallsats
ASTRO WATCH The Aerospace Corporation (Aerospace) announced details of a new small satellite (smallsat) standard called a Launch Unit (Launch-U) during a briefing at... 6 days
largest haul of extrasolar planets for japan Largest Haul of Extrasolar Planets for Japan
ASTRO WATCH Forty-four planets in solar systems beyond our own have been unveiled in one go, dwarfing the usual number of confirmations from extrasolar... 6 days
first reflown block 5 falcon 9 sends merah putih into orbit First Reflown Block 5 Falcon 9 Sends ‘Merah Putih’ into Orbit
ASTRO WATCH With five months still left in 2018, SpaceX is continuing its rapid-fire launch rate... 7 days
india s chandrayaan 2 moon mission slips to 2019 India’s Chandrayaan-2 Moon Mission Slips to 2019
ASTRO WATCH Chandrayaan-2, India’s second mission to the Moon is being delayed one more time, according to Indian media outlets. The Indian Space Research... 7 days
million fold increase in the power of waves near jupiter s moon ganymede Million Fold Increase in the Power of Waves Near Jupiter's Moon Ganymede
ASTRO WATCH Listening to electro-magnetic waves around the Earth, converted to sound, is almost like listening to singing and chirping birds at dawn with a crackling... 7 days
aboard the international space station researchers investigate complex dust behavior in plasmas Aboard the International Space Station, Researchers Investigate Complex Dust Behavior in Plasmas
ASTRO WATCH 400 kilometers above Earth, researchers examined waves in complex plasma under microgravity conditions and found that the microparticles behaved in nonuniform ways in the... 7 days
renovations lead to big improvement at nuclear astrophysics lab Renovations Lead to Big Improvement at Nuclear Astrophysics Lab
ASTRO WATCH In nature, the nuclear reactions that form stars are often accompanied by astronomically high amounts of energy, sometimes... 1 week
organic makeup of ancient meteorites sheds light on early solar system Organic Makeup of Ancient Meteorites Sheds Light on Early Solar System
ASTRO WATCH The origin of organic matter found in meteorites that formed during the birth of... 1 week
chinese astronomers discover most lithium rich giant in galaxy with lamost Chinese Astronomers Discover Most Lithium-Rich Giant in Galaxy with LAMOST
ASTRO WATCH A research team, led by the astronomers from National Astronomical Observatories of China (NAOC), Chinese Academy... 1 week
tess catches a comet before starting science TESS Catches a Comet Before Starting Science
ASTRO WATCH Before NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) started science operations on July 25, 2018, the planet hunter sent back a stunning sequence... 1 week
new horizons team reports initial success in observing ultima thule New Horizons Team Reports Initial Success in Observing Ultima Thule
ASTRO WATCH Using telescopes to watch the distant Kuiper Belt object Ultima Thule pass in front of star... 1 week
spacex s crs 15 dragon splashes down in pacific SpaceX’s CRS-15 Dragon Splashes Down in Pacific
ASTRO WATCH SpaceX’s CRS-15 Dragon returned to Earth on Aug. 3, 2018, after a month-long stay at the International Space Station. The capsule splashed... 1 week
hayabusa 2 finds no signs of water on asteroid ryugu Hayabusa 2 Finds No Signs of Water on Asteroid Ryugu
ASTRO WATCH The Hayabusa 2 space probe has so far detected no signs of water on the asteroid... 1 week
and the winners are nasa announces first astronauts to fly under commercial crew program And the Winners Are… NASA Announces First Astronauts to Fly Under Commercial Crew Program
ASTRO WATCH The race to develop new U.S. spacecraft to... 2 weeks
vla detects possible extrasolar planetary mass magnetic powerhouse VLA Detects Possible Extrasolar Planetary-Mass Magnetic Powerhouse
ASTRO WATCH Astronomers using the National Science Foundation’s Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array (VLA) have made the first radio-telescope detection of a planetary-mass... 2 weeks
oldest ever igneous meteorite contains clues to planet building blocks Oldest-Ever Igneous Meteorite Contains Clues to Planet Building Blocks
ASTRO WATCH Scientists believe the solar system was formed some 4.6 billion years ago when a cloud of gas and... 2 weeks
astronomers uncover new clues to the star that wouldn t die Astronomers Uncover New Clues to the Star that Wouldn't Die
ASTRO WATCH What happens when a star behaves like it exploded, but it’s still there? About 170 years... 2 weeks
laser communications demonstrated from cubesats for the first time Laser Communications Demonstrated from CubeSats for the First Time
ASTRO WATCH The Aerospace Corporation (Aerospace) announced a milestone with the Optical Communications and Sensor Demonstration (OCSD) mission. The laser... 2 weeks
the fading ghost of a long dead star The Fading Ghost of a Long-Dead Star
ASTRO WATCH Thin, red veins of energized gas mark the location of one of the larger supernova remnants in the Milky Way galaxy in... 2 weeks
scientists identify exoplanets where life could develop as it did on earth Scientists Identify Exoplanets Where Life Could Develop as It Did on Earth
ASTRO WATCH Scientists have identified a group of planets outside our solar system where the same chemical conditions that may have led to life on Earth... 2 weeks
exoplanet detectives create catalog of light fingerprints Exoplanet Detectives Create Catalog of ‘Light-Fingerprints’
ASTRO WATCH Earthbound detectives rely on fingerprints to solve their cases; now astronomers can do the same, using “light-fingerprints” instead of skin grooves to uncover the... 2 weeks
planetary defense has new tool in weather satellite lightning detector Planetary Defense Has New Tool in Weather Satellite Lightning Detector
ASTRO WATCH NASA's efforts to better understand asteroid impacts has found unexpected support from a new satellite sensor... 2 weeks
first sls core stage flight hardware complete ready for joining First SLS Core Stage Flight Hardware Complete, Ready for Joining
ASTRO WATCH The first major piece of core stage hardware for NASA's Space Launch System rocket has been... 2 weeks
understanding venus new facility to simulate conditions on earth s twin planet Understanding Venus: New Facility to Simulate Conditions on Earth’s Twin Planet
ASTRO WATCH German Space Agency (DLR) has opened a new simulation facility at its Planetary Spectroscopy... 2 weeks
new horizons team prepares for stellar occultation ahead of ultima thule flyby New Horizons Team Prepares for Stellar Occultation Ahead of Ultima Thule Flyby
ASTRO WATCH Successfully observing an object from more than four billion miles away is difficult, yet NASA’s New Horizons mission team is banking that they can... 2 weeks
Cygnus Spacecraft Successfully Concludes Ninth Cargo Supply Mission to ISS
ASTRO WATCH Northrop Grumman Corporation announced that its “S.S. J.R. Thompson” Cygnus spacecraft successfully completed its ninth cargo... 2 weeks
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Google's DeepMind AI could soon be diagnosing eye conditions
Google's DeepMind AI could soon be diagnosing eye conditions
Google's DeepMind AI could soon be diagnosing eye conditions
NASA's IMERG estimates heavy rainfall over the eastern US
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