NASA's Kepler probe finds five strange new planets - Boulder Weekly Telescope to seek dust where other Earths may lie - Science Daily 01/22/2015 - 6:07 am | View Link
Cal student discovers 3 exoplanets from Kepler data - San Francisco Chronicle The Kepler telescope detects planets around distant stars by noting the faint dimming of a star’s light when an object like a planet passes... 01/19/2015 - 9:28 am | View Link
New Super-Earth-Hunting Telescope Array Opens Its Eyes To The Sky - Popular Science New exoplanet-hunting telescopes on Paranal - EurekAlert! 01/14/2015 - 12:57 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 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 - 4:54 pm | View Link
NASA's Fermi Detects the Highest-Energy Light From a Solar Flare This image from Fermi's Large Area Telescope (LAT) shows how the entire sky looked on March 7 in the light of gamma rays with energies beyond 100 MeV. Although the Vela pulsar is the brightest continuous LAT source, it was outmatched this day by the X5.4 ... 06/15/2012 - 1:48 am | 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 - 8:59 pm | View Link
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. 01/25/2015 - 6:52 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! 01/23/2015 - 12:28 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. 01/22/2015 - 9:48 pm | View Website
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 ... 01/22/2015 - 8:43 pm | 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. 01/22/2015 - 3:57 pm | View Website
The far-left Syriza party, led by Alexis Tsipras, won Greece's general election yesterday and has formed a governing coalition intent on renegotiating the country's bailout terms. Tsipras has vowed to end Greece's "humiliation and pain", and promised to write off half the nation's debt. Optimism reached its highest level for years on 
Cut off from the Internet, young Cubans have quietly linked thousands of computers into a hidden network that stretches miles across Havana, letting them chat with friends, play games and download hit movies in a mini-replica of the online world that most can't access.
Home Internet connections are banned for all but a handful of Cubans, and the government charges nearly a quarter of a month's salary for an hour online in government-run hotels and Internet centers.