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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  • NASA releases map of India on Diwali night - The Hindu
    NASA. Photo: PTI PTI . PTI graphic SLIDESHOW NASA ... is based on data collected by the VIIRS ‘day- night band’, which detects light in a ...
    10/21/2014 - 2:39 pm | View Link
  • A different kind of green movement: Seedling growth in space - PhysOrg.com
    A different kind of green movement: Seedling growth in space - EurekAlert!
    10/21/2014 - 11:05 am | View Link
  • Astronomers use astro-comb to seek Earth-like exoplanets - Gizmag
    ... team, its a form of frequency comb that detects exoplanets using the ... that worked with infrared and blue light. The team says green light ...
    10/19/2014 - 8:10 am | View Link
  • Tiny "Nanoflares" Might Heat the Sun's Corona - Innovations Report
    'Nanoflares' maybe responsible for sun's coronal heating - NewKerala.com
    10/17/2014 - 10:17 am | View Link
  • Pulsar as Bright as 10 Million Suns Baffles Astronomers - Epoch Times
    (NASA/STScI/SAO) ‘A Big Surprise’ “This was ... light such that images blur if you move—NuSTAR detects individual particles of X-ray light
    10/14/2014 - 11:31 am | View Link
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  • NASA's NuSTAR Detects Ultra Luminous Dead Star with an Energy of 10 Million Suns
    According to Matteo Bachetti from the University of Toulouse in France and lead author of the study, their team was looking for bright X-ray energy sources called ULXs in galaxy M82 when they found an object emitting intense light. Harrison adds this was a ...
    10/9/2014 - 2:02 pm | View Link
  • NASA detects odd X-ray signal 240 million light years away
    There's never a dull moment — er, light year — in outer space. NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and the European Space Agency's XMM-Newton spotted an unusual X-ray signal in the data received from the Perseus galaxy cluster some 240 million light years ...
    06/25/2014 - 9:28 am | View Link
  • NASA Detects X-Ray Signal 240 Million Light Years Away That Hint At Dark Matter
    Dark matter neither emits nor absorbs light, making it impossible for scientists to observe it directly NASA astronomers have detected a mysterious X-ray signal coming from the Perseus Cluster, which is estimated to be 240 million light years away.
    06/25/2014 - 8:34 am | View Link
  • NASA Detects Mysterious Signal 240 Million Light-Years Away From Earth
    Astronomers have detected a mysterious signal 240 million light-years away from Earth, in the Perseus Cluster (top), one of the most massive objects in the Universe. The unidentified signal is a “spike of intensity at a very specific wavelength of X-ray ...
    06/24/2014 - 6:51 pm | View Link
  • NASA Detects Mysterious X-Ray Signal 240 Million Light Years Away
    NASA astronomers have detected a signal, characterized by a “spike of intensity at a very specific wavelength of X-ray light,” in the Perseus galaxy cluster, 240 million light years from Earth. According to Gizmodo, NASA scientists don’t yet know ...
    06/24/2014 - 4:54 pm | View Link
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  • Jet Propulsion Laboratory
    Managed for NASA by the California Institute of Technology, JPL is the leading U.S. center for robotic exploration of the solar system.
    10/21/2014 - 11:16 am | View Website
  • Electromagnetic Spectrum
    A NASA site listing the various wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation.
    10/21/2014 - 7:13 am | View Website
  • Kepler Mission FAQ
    A1. How will Kepler detect planets? The Kepler Mission is designed to detect planets as they pass in front of their stars which causes a tiny dip in the stars’ light.
    10/20/2014 - 12:15 pm | View Website
  • Visible Light Waves
    Visible Light Waves. Visible light waves are the only electromagnetic waves we can see. We see these waves as the colors of the rainbow. Each color has a ...
    10/20/2014 - 5:12 am | View Website
  • Infrared Waves
    Infrared light is even used to heat food sometimes - special lamps that emit thermal infrared waves are often used in fast food restaurants!
    10/19/2014 - 11:21 pm | View Website
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