Using NASA's Fermi Gamma Ray Space Telescope, scientists were able to detect the light of the earliest stars, which are now long since gone.

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  • NASA details plans to pluck rock off asteroid, explore it
    NASA is aiming to launch a rocket to an asteroid in five years and grab a boulder off of it — a stepping stone for an eventual trip sending humans to Mars. More
  • Porn and movies, not tech secrets, found on Chinese spy suspect's NASA laptop
    The Chinese national taken into custody on an airplane waiting to take off for home had pornography and illegally downloaded movies on his NASA computer, not government secrets, reports say. He is now set to plead guilty to a misdemeanor charge of violating NASA computer rules. More
  • Russia charging NASA $70 million per rocket seat
    NASA is blaming Congress for the need to pay $424 million more to Russia to get U.S. astronauts into space. More
  • One flight closer to space tourism
    Virgin Galactic is one flight closer to becoming a commercial "spaceline." The company's passenger spacecraft, SpaceShipTwo, completed its first rocket-powered flight Monday morning above the Mojave Desert in California. More
  • U.S. plans to drop gray wolves from endangered list
    The planned ruling would eliminate protection for the top predators, but scientists and conservationists say the proposal is flawed. Federal authorities intend to remove endangered species protections for all gray wolves in the Lower 48 states, carving out an a exception for a small pocket of about 75 Mexican wolves in the wild in Arizona and New Mexico, according to a draft document obtained by The Times. More
  • Astronomers Discover Hundreds of Mysterious Filaments Pointing Towards Our Milky Way’s Massive Black Hole
    Astronomers have found hundreds of mysterious filaments pointing towards the Milky Way's supermassive black hole.
    06/3/2023 - 7:24 am | View Link
  • The Earliest Quiescent – Researchers Reveal Traits of Ancient Galaxy 25 Billion Light-Years Away
    Utilizing the most powerful telescope to date, astronomers have identified a colossal and tightly clustered galaxy situated 25 billion light-years away. GS-9209, a galaxy that emerged just 600 to 800 ...
    06/2/2023 - 7:23 am | View Link
  • Explore the 10 nearest stars
    If you take a trip around the galactic block and study the stars, there’s no better place to start than close to home.
    06/2/2023 - 5:00 am | View Link
  • Astronomers Detect "Intermediate-Sized" Black Hole Only 6,000 Light-Years Away
    A new study scheduled to be published in the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society examines what astronomers are calling an “intermediate | Space ...
    06/2/2023 - 2:00 am | View Link
  • Weird black holes may hold secrets of the early universe
    Big black holes in little galaxies, rogue black holes and other behemoths could offer clues to cosmic evolution.
    06/2/2023 - 12:00 am | View Link
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