Everything you need to know about the new planet Proxima b (in gifs) - Washington Post Earth-sized planet orbits closest star - BBC 08/25/2016 - 10:06 am | View Link
Earth-sized world located 'around nearest star' - BBC New planet 'Proxima b' reminds us that the universe isn’t about us - Washington Post 08/24/2016 - 2:15 pm | View Link
A Cosmic Flower Blooms and Sends Its Seeds Into the Void - Slate Magazine ... a blister in its side and exposing their fierce light and beauty to us ... NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope sees in the infrared, and detects ... 08/19/2016 - 10:37 am | View Link
Bruneau River, Idaho The ALI collects data in nine wavelengths ranging from visible light to shortwave infrared at 30 meters per pixel, with an additional panchromatic band (which detects light across the visible spectrum) with a resolution of 10 meters per pixel. The ALI ... 08/17/2016 - 8:56 am | View Link
NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope Detects Two Dwarf Galaxies Forming Together #Telescope #Galaxies – NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope Detects Two Dwarf Galaxies Forming Together ... which is the region of space that is 150 million light-years wide and is one having only few galaxies in it. They have spent their entire life inside ... 08/15/2016 - 1:00 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
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 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 ... 06/24/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
APOD: 2016 February 12 Two Black Holes Merge Simulation Credit: Simulating eXtreme Spacetimes Project. Explanation: Just press play to watch two black holes merge. Inspired by the first ... 08/25/2016 - 8:05 am | View Website
Kepler : 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. 08/24/2016 - 2:26 pm | View Website
Kepler: How Kepler Finds Planets Ways to Learn About How Kepler Finds Planets. Exoplanet Transit Hunt (interactive: simulation of Kepler planet-finding by the transit method) Planet Hunters 08/23/2016 - 9:51 pm | View Website
NASA's Cosmicopia Cosmicopia at NASA/GSFC - Basics - Composition - Nucleosynthesis ... A star's energy comes from the combining of light elements into heavier elements in a process ... 08/22/2016 - 11:18 pm | View Website
Mysterious X-ray Signal Intrigues Astronomers | NASA A mysterious X-ray signal has been found in a detailed study of galaxy clusters using NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory and ESA’s XMM-Newton. 08/22/2016 - 4:16 pm | View Website
REUTERS/Toru HanaiNo central bank of a developed country equals the Bank of Japan in trying to manipulate the stock market up by buying equities. The BOJ has done this for years. With breath-taking ineffectiveness.
So on July 28, the BOJ announced another stock market pump-up scheme: it would nearly double its annual purchases of equity ETFs from about ¥3.3 trillion to ¥6 trillion ($60 billion).
Hedge funds and other speculators expected for the BOJ to instantly throw its weight around in the stock market, and hopes were riding high that the Nikkei would surge, or at least rise in a visible manner.
REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir HossainDHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh security forces killed three Islamist militants on Saturday, including a Bangladesh-born Canadian citizen accused of masterminding an attack on a cafe in Dhaka last month that killed 22 people, mostly foreigners, police said.
The militants were cornered in a hideout on the outskirts of the capital and, having refused to surrender, were killed in the ensuing gun battle, Monirul Islam, the head of the Dhaka police counterterrorism unit, told Reuters.
He initially said four militants had been killed but later revised the number to three.
A Southwest Airlines flight bound for Orlando, Florida, made an emergency landing Saturday morning due to a major problem with one of its two engines.
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Flight 3472 from New Orleans diverted the airplane to Pensacola, Florida, after the pilot detected something had gone wrong with an engine, according to a Southwest statement.
The jet, a Boeing 737-700, landed in Pensacola around 9:40 a.m.
No fluffy rug? No problem.
Up-and-coming beauty YouTuber Kenya Fuentes was inspired by the lush furry backgrounds featured by many of her favorite fellow bloggers. But she was on a budget and a fancy rug was out of the question — so she got creative with her cat Finny's fur.
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Could've fooled us, honestly.
And the best part?
AP PhotoIt’s rare for a woman to make it to the very top of a large corporation these days, and it’s rare for an adult human to have blond hair.
But blond women are far more likely to end up a chief executive or U. S. senator than women with any other color hair, according to recent research from two business-school professors at the University of British Columbia.
Just 2 percent of the world’s population and 5 percent of white people in the U.