Nasa Detects The Light Of A 'super-earth'

NASA's Spitzer Space telescope has detected light from a planet outside the solar system that is nearly the size of Earth.

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    06/6/2016 - 8:39 am | View Link
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  • We might have just found out what dark matter is made of
    LIGO detects them by extending two arms that ... of the cosmos looked like billions of years ago. Using NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope, he was able to study celestial objects so many light years away that by the time the image embedded in that light ...
    06/27/2016 - 11:53 am | View Link
  • "CSI" --NASA Detects a Deadly Monster Black Hole Event 3.9 Billion Years Old
    Led by Erin Kara, a postdoctoral researcher at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, and the University of Maryland, College Park (UMCP), the team has used these light echoes, or reverberations, to map the flow of gas near a newly ...
    06/23/2016 - 11:31 am | View Link
  • NASA Detects Wind Nebula Around Rare Ultra-Magnetic Neutron Star
    It was detected by NASA's Swift satellite during a brief X-ray burst in 2011. Astronomers suspect the object is associated with the W41 supernova remnant, located about 13,000 light-years away in the constellation Scutum toward the central part of our galaxy.
    06/22/2016 - 3:03 pm | View Link
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    The planet host star emitted a periodic dimming of the light which was detected by the ... to dissipate,” said co-author Anne Marie Cody, a NASA postdoctoral programme fellow. (Also Read: NASA detects first methane leak on Earth from space) A surprising ...
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  • NASA Detects Wind Nebula Around Rare Ultra-Magnetic Neutron Star
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    06/21/2016 - 8:19 pm | View Link
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  • NASA's Cosmicopia
    Cosmicopia at NASA/GSFC - Basics - Composition - Nucleosynthesis ... A star's energy comes from the combining of light elements into heavier elements in a process ...
    06/26/2016 - 5:49 am | View Website
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    06/25/2016 - 2:54 pm | View Website
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    A mysterious X-ray signal has been found in a detailed study of galaxy clusters using NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory and ESA’s XMM-Newton.
    06/25/2016 - 1:32 am | View Website
  • Kepler : FAQ
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    06/24/2016 - 8:53 pm | View Website
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