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Astronomers have cataloged signs of 9 heavy metals in the infrared light from supergiant and giant stars. New observations based... more
Cosmic magnifying glasses yield independent measure of universe's expansion  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
People use the phrAse "holy cow" to express excitement. Playing with that phrase, researchers from an international collaboration developed an acronym—H0LiCOW—for their project's name that expresses the excitement over their... more
Cosmic bubbles reveal the first stars  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Astronomers have identified several overlapping bubbles of hydrogen gas ionized by the stars in early galaxies, a mere 680 million years after the Big Bang. This is the earliest direct evidence from the period when the... more
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Indeterminist physics for an open world  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Classical physics is characterized by the precision of its equations describing the evolution of the world as determined by the initial conditions of the Big Bang—meaning there is no room for chance. Yet our day-to-day experience... more
Astronomers find wandering massive black holes in dwarf galaxies  nanowerk · 3 weeks
Astronomers seeking to learn about the mechanisms that formed massive black holes in the early history of the Universe have gained important new clues with the discovery of 13 such... more
Astronomers find wandering massive black holes in dwarf galaxies  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Studies with the VLA indicate that roughly half of the massive black holes in dwarf galaxies are not in the centers of those galaxies. This gives astronomers new insights into... more
Astronomers detect first stars 'bubbling out' from the cosmic Dark Ages  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Astronomers using the Mayall telescope at Kitt Peak National Observatory, a program of NSF's National Optical-Infrared Astronomy Research Laboratory, have identified several overlapping bubbles of hydrogen... more
Astronomers find wandering massive black holes in dwarf galaxies  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Astronomers seeking to learn about the mechanisms that formed massive black holes in the early history of the Universe have gained important new clues with the discovery of 13 such... more
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