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Feast your eyes on this spectacular Hubble photo of a spiral galaxy

30 million light-years away, think about that! Light travels at 186,282 miles per second, so… 186,282 x 60 (seconds) x 60 (minutes) x 24 (hours) x 365 (days) x 30,000,000 (years) – that is quite a distance!  The universe truly … Continue reading

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Was Einstein Right? Single Star Will Let Astronomers Test Theory of Relativity

Einstein’s theory of relativity has stood the test of time; over 100 years and counting. My guess is it will once again be proven right. TGO Refer to story below. Source: Newsweek Meghan Bartels, Newsweek Later this year, a special … Continue reading

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‘Mystery’ signal from space is solved. It’s not aliens

I’ve always felt that the day we find intelligent life somewhere in the universe, and that day will come, we (the public, the masses) will never know it. The science and political communities will keep it hidden to avoid mass … Continue reading

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What Was Here Before the Solar System?

Interesting stuff… TGO Refer to story below. Source: Universe Today by Fraser Cainon May 28, 2015 The Solar System is 4.5 billion years old, but the Universe is much older. What was here before our Solar System formed? The Solar … Continue reading

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New evidence that dark matter could be self-interacting

Interesting article regarding dark matter. TGO Refer to story below. Source: ars technica Colliding galaxies suggest dark matter interacts with forces other than gravity. by Xaq Rzetelny – Apr 19, 2015 9:00pm EDT A new study examined the galaxy cluster … Continue reading

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Colossal Ancient Galaxies Die from the Inside Out

Astrophysics is such an amazing field. There is so much mystery; so much to speculate on and so much to discover. In this day and age, when so much is known about our world, it is so fascinating to have the … Continue reading

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Star Explosion’s Beauty Revealed by Space Telescope Photo

Awesome! The universe is truly a magnificent place. It really is a shame that we don’t completely understand it, at least not yet. But then again, there is a certain beauty in the mysterious. TGO Refer to story below. Source: … Continue reading

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The Weirdest Object in the Universe

Interesting stuff… TGO Refer to story below. Source: The Daily Beast By Matthew R. Francis The Universe is full of strange things. That’s what gets many astronomers out of bed: knowing that somewhere something really weird is waiting to be … Continue reading

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