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 Swift Satellite Detects Superflare from Red Dwarf Star
    The blast came fom one of the stars in a close binary system known as DG Canum Venaticorum, (DG CVn), located about 60 light-years away from Earth. Both stars are red dwarfs with masses and sizes about one-third of the sun's, and they orbit each other at ...
    10/1/2014 - 8:54 am | View Link
  • NASA’s Swift satellite detects strong, hot stellar flares from nearby Red Dwarf Star
    The “superflare” came from one of the stars in a close binary system known as DG Canum Venaticorum, or DG CVn for short, located about 60 light-years away. Both stars are dim red dwarfs with masses and sizes about one-third of our sun’s. They orbit ...
    09/30/2014 - 8:00 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
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    Infrared light is even used to heat food sometimes - special lamps that emit thermal infrared waves are often used in fast food restaurants!
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  • 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 ...
    09/30/2014 - 1:07 pm | View Website
  • NASA's RXTE Detects 'Heartbeat' of Smallest Black Hole ...
    An international team of astronomers has identified a candidate for the smallest-known black hole using data from NASA's Rossi X-ray Timing Explorer.
    09/30/2014 - 8:06 am | View Website
  • Introduction to the Electromagnetic Spectrum
    APA. National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Science Mission Directorate. (2010). Introduction to The Electromagnetic Spectrum. Retrieved , from Mission ...
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