Eclipses
Astronomers confirm extended atmosphere on accretion disk of X-ray binary  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Astronomers use stellar eclipses to study the atmosphere of accretion disks around compact stars. SRON-researchers observed this method on a low-mass X-ray binary. They find a thicker atmosphere... more
Detective mission to characterize and trace the history of a new African meteorite  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers are on a mission to describe, classify and trace the history of a meteorite that landed in and around the small... more
Astronomers detect once-in-a-lifetime gamma rays  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
It's not every day you get to observe a gamma-ray binary system. In fact, it's a once-in-a-lifetime experience comparable to seeing Halley's Comet or a solar eclipse. more
What did birds and insects do during the 2017 solar eclipse?  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
In August of 2017, millions peered through protective eyewear at the solar eclipse -- the first total eclipse visible in the continental United States in nearly... more
How birds and insects reacted to the solar eclipse  PHYS.ORG · 1 month
A team of researchers with Cornell University and the University of Oxford has found that birds and insects reacted in some surprising ways to the 2017 U.S. total solar eclipse.... more
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Innovation increases observable volume of the universe by a factor of seven
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Actual image of a white dwarf feeding on material from a larger red giant 650 light years from Earth
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GPM observes heavy rainfall in intensifying Tropical Cyclone Owen
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New study says scientific basis for EPA's Endangerment Finding is stronger than ever
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A new algorithm improves flight safety and reduce delays
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Five new species of sea slugs found in the ocean depths
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New book describes ways for researchers to make their images more informative and appealing
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Living on Mars: Team to lead simulation facility mission
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What winter solstice rituals tell us about indigenous people
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Time travel is possible – but only if you have an object with infinite mass
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Swarming behavior discovered in fish-dwelling parasite
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The 'gilets jaunes' movement is not a Facebook revolution
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The next great leap forward? Combining robots with the Internet of Things
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High-efficiency discovery drives low-power computing
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The long dry: global water supplies are shrinking
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Study reveals striking decline of Vermont's bumble bees
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How deep learning is bringing automatic cloud detection to new heights
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Big picture look at climate change impact on US agriculture: Midwest at risk
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