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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    Earth-sized planet orbits closest star - BBC
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  • Earth-sized world located 'around nearest star' - BBC
    New planet 'Proxima b' reminds us that the universe isn’t about us - Washington Post
    08/24/2016 - 2:15 pm | View Link
  • A Cosmic Flower Blooms and Sends Its Seeds Into the Void - Slate Magazine
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    08/19/2016 - 10:37 am | View Link
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    08/17/2016 - 8:56 am | View Link
  • NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope Detects Two Dwarf Galaxies Forming Together
    #Telescope #Galaxies – NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope Detects Two Dwarf Galaxies Forming Together ... which is the region of space that is 150 million light-years wide and is one having only few galaxies in it. They have spent their entire life inside ...
    08/15/2016 - 1:00 am | View Link
  • Black Hole Collision Not As Dark As Expected; NASA Detects Burst Of Light From Merger
    After proving the existence of Einstein's gravitational waves, researchers has once again discovered something that is not expected -- light bursting from the collision of two black holes. Under normal circumstances, objects getting sucked at high speed in ...
    04/20/2016 - 12:35 am | 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 ...
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  • 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 ...
    06/24/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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  • APOD: 2016 February 12
    Two Black Holes Merge Simulation Credit: Simulating eXtreme Spacetimes Project. Explanation: Just press play to watch two black holes merge. Inspired by the first ...
    08/25/2016 - 8:05 am | View Website
  • Kepler : 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.
    08/24/2016 - 2:26 pm | View Website
  • Kepler: How Kepler Finds Planets
    Ways to Learn About How Kepler Finds Planets. Exoplanet Transit Hunt (interactive: simulation of Kepler planet-finding by the transit method) Planet Hunters
    08/23/2016 - 9:51 pm | View Website
  • NASA's Cosmicopia
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    08/22/2016 - 11:18 pm | View Website
  • Mysterious X-ray Signal Intrigues Astronomers | NASA
    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.
    08/22/2016 - 4:16 pm | View Website
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