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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  • FINDING LIFE BEYOND EARTH - Guyana Chronicle Online
    Scientists close in on 'Earth-like' planet - CNN
    07/20/2014 - 9:19 am | View Link
  • 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 High Energy Gamma-Rays From Exploding Star
    But unlike supernovas, novae do not result in the destruction of their stars. In this case, the nova was created by the white dwarf star V407 Cyg, which lies about 9,000 light-years away in the plane of our Milky Way galaxy, writes Science World Report.
    08/1/2014 - 11:03 am | 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 - 6:11 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
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  • Imagine the Universe! Dictionary
    If words seem to be missing from the articles, please read this. Imagine the Universe! is a service of the High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center ...
    08/1/2014 - 5:38 pm | View Website
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    During a powerful solar blast on March 7, NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope detected the highest-energy light ever associated with an eruption on the sun.
    08/1/2014 - 3:58 pm | View Website
  • NASA
    A pioneering technology capable of atomic-level precision is now being developed to detect what so far has remained imperceptible: gravitational waves or ripples in ...
    08/1/2014 - 12:35 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.
    07/31/2014 - 9:36 pm | View Website
  • Electromagnetic Spectrum
    A NASA site listing the various wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation.
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