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’s Solar Dynamics Observatory Detects Solar Flare Pulses at Sun and Earth
    The first study spotted oscillations during a flare — unexpectedly — in measurements of the Sun’s total output of extreme ultraviolet energy, a type of light invisible to human eyes. On February 15, 2011, the Sun emitted an X-class solar flare ...
    11/17/2017 - 6:52 am | View Link
  • NASA detects signs of water on distant Neptune like planet
    Located about 437 light-years away, HAT-P-26b orbits a star roughly twice as old as our Sun. The analysis is one of the most detailed studies to date of a “warm Neptune,” or a planet that is Neptune-sized and close to its star. The researchers ...
    05/11/2017 - 9:08 pm | View Link
  • NASA Reveals World Map of the Earth at Night
    VIIRS detects light reflected from Earth's surface and atmosphere in 22 different wavelengths and it is the first satellite instrument to take quantitative measurements of light emissions and reflections. Those measurements can be used to determine the ...
    04/13/2017 - 9:49 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
  • Mystery Of Mars Moon Phobos May Soon Be Solved With Latest NASA MAVEN Data
    MAVEN's Imaging Ultraviolet Spectrograph was used to create the latest image of Phobos. The instrument detects light reflected from different material in mid-ultraviolet light and far ultraviolet light. Based on the reflected light, researchers can ...
    02/29/2016 - 3:07 am | View Link
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  • Space Mission and Science News | NASA Jet Propulsion ...
    Space mission and science news, images and videos from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, the leading center for robotic exploration of the solar system.
    11/22/2017 - 4:33 am | View Website
  • Chandra X-ray Observatory
    NASA's sophisticated telescope is specially designed to detect X-ray emission from very hot regions of the Universe.
    11/22/2017 - 2:39 am | View Website
  • NASA-NOAA Satellite Reveals New Views of Earth at Night
    Scientists unveiled today an unprecedented new look at our planet at night. A global composite image, constructed using cloud-free night images from a new NASA and ...
    11/20/2017 - 11:41 pm | View Website
  • A light in the dark: NASA sounding rocket probes the dark ...
    Astronomy & Space; Astronomy; October 28, 2017; A light in the dark: NASA sounding rocket probes the dark regions of space October 28, 2017 by Mara ...
    10/28/2017 - 4:51 am | View Website
  • GW170817 Press Release | LIGO Lab | Caltech
    Discovery marks first cosmic event observed in both gravitational waves and light. Watch the recording of a press conference announcing the discovery, at the National ...
    10/14/2017 - 1:36 pm | View Website
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