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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    Scientists close in on 'Earth-like' planet - CNN
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  • NASA releases map of India on Diwali night - The Hindu
    NASA, the national space agency of the U.S., on ... is based on data collected by the VIIRS 'day- night band', which detects light in a range of
    07/18/2014 - 5:58 am | View Link
  • CBS Sci-Tech: Two new SETI programs will listen for aliens - CBS News
    Eavedropping on ET: Two New Programs Launching to Listen for Aliens - Yahoo! News
    07/14/2014 - 12:15 pm | View Link
  • Taking NASA-USGS's Landsat 8 to the beach - PhysOrg.com
    Credit: NASA/USGS Some things go swimmingly with a ... Landsat detects the intensity of light reflected off or emitted from Earth, from dark to ...
    07/14/2014 - 7:53 am | View Link
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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 ...
    06/25/2014 - 1:31 pm | 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 - 4:13 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 - 4:39 pm | View Link
  • Nasa detects longest and highest-energy light from a solar flare giving out 1,000 times the sun's normal radiation
    The longest and highest-energy light ever emitted from a solar blast was detected earlier this year, it has emerged. Nasa's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope recorded the powerful eruption on the surface of the sun on March 7. The flare produced such an ...
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    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 ...
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  • 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.
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