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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  • Taking aim with ExoLance: a new way to search for life on Mars - Examiner.com
    US Space Company to Put Life-Detector on Mars - Yahoo! Singapore
    08/27/2014 - 10:08 am | View Link
  • Eta Carinae: Our Neighboring Superstars - PhysOrg.com
    ... of the first objects observed by NASA's Chandra ... Hubble Space Telescope in optical light, with ... degrees, producing X-rays that Chandra ...
    08/26/2014 - 3:49 pm | View Link
  • Lunar Soil Evolution Changed By Solar Storm Sparking - Red Orbit
    ... but its cold depths may not have seen light for 2 billion years. Credit: NASA Goddard Space ... of information from CRaTER which detects high
    08/24/2014 - 10:51 am | View Link
  • Meteorites' origins traced back billions of years - San Francisco Chronicle
    ... in the atmosphere was captured by NASA cameras ... at the College of San Mateo, detects fireballs ... and each one created a flash of light ...
    08/18/2014 - 2:11 pm | 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 - 6:40 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 - 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 ...
    06/12/2012 - 4:27 am | View Link
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  • NASA detects mysterious signal 240 million light years ...
    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.
    08/28/2014 - 3:52 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.
    08/28/2014 - 1:36 am | View Website
  • Introduction to the Electromagnetic Spectrum
    OUR PROTECTIVE ATMOSPHERE. Our Sun is a source of energy across the full spectrum, and its electromagnetic radiation bombards our atmosphere constantly.
    08/27/2014 - 11:34 pm | 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!
    08/27/2014 - 8:35 pm | View Website
  • Electromagnetic Spectrum
    A NASA site listing the various wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation.
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