Astrophysicist

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First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Astrophysicists model the formation of the oldest-known star in our galaxy

The illustration shows projections of the gas density, temperature and the fraction of ionized carbon in the central region where the star forms, in simulations with different abundances of the heavy elements, from 0.01 to 0.0001 times the solar value. ... [Published PhysOrg.com - 15 hours ago]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Galaxies Also Love Dancing

Astrophysicists have come to a new understanding of galactic motion and they’re apparently awestruck by the new and challenging discoveries. Galaxies have their own sense of rhythm, researchers have concluded, as they uncovered how they move around other ... [Published The Utah People's Post - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Researchers crush diamond with biggest laser in world

Scientists wanted to better understand what conditions are like deep inside giant, carbon-rich planets. To find out, they blasted a diamond with the world's biggest laser."The goal of the shots is to try and create planetary core conditions on Earth," ... [Published Space Daily - Jul 22 2014]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

These Incredible Photos From Astronauts Show The Brightest Cities On Earth

At night, even from 200 miles above the Earth, an astronaut can float over to a window in the International Space Station and see cities in such incredible detail that it's possible to recognize individual streets. Since 2003, when an astronaut figured ... [Published Fast Company - 22 hours ago]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 3 reports

Where Have the Sunspots Gone? Spotless Sun Reveals 'Big Quiet' Event

This shot of a virtually spot-free sun has got the astrophysicists talkingSolar Dynamics Observatory/NASAFor the last few days, telescopes aimed at the sun have detected very few sunspots experiencing an unusual phenomenon dubbed a "Big Quiet".The event ... [Published International Business Times UK - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 2 reports

Astronomer: Eid will be Tuesday

RIYADH – An astronomer and astrophysicist at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals expected Tuesday (July 29) to be the first day of Eid Al-Fitr. According to Ali Al-Shukri, it will be difficult to see the crescent on Sunday because the moonlight ... [Published Saudi Gazette - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Making Waves: Part 1

Take a closer look at the high-level technologies revolutionizing today's esthetics offeringsby Katie O' ReillyThinkstock/HemeraRemember when you could impress facial clients with your new-fangled aromatherapy steamer? No one has to tell you, those days ... [Published Day Spa Magazine - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Talk Toledo to Me

New York Times Notable author, Norfolk's own Lydia Netzer joins us to talk astrophysicists, black holes and the complex nature of love. Her follow up to the wildly successful Shine Shine, Shine hit stores earlier this month, and she joins us in studio ... [Published HearSay With Cathy Lewis - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Join the Global Telescope Network and help astrophysicists understand our universe!

7:58 am 1 Artist rendering of a quasar. Source: NASA/ESA/G.Bacon, STScIIn Discover Magazine’s September print issue, the article “To the Edge and Back” describes how a telescope as big as the world will give astronomers an extreme closeup when our galaxy’s ... [Published Discover Magazine - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 2 reports

Small, faint but plentiful galaxies illuminated the early universe

Light from tiny galaxies over 13 billion years ago played a larger role than previously thought in creating the conditions in the universe as we know it today, a new study has found. Ultraviolet (UV) light from stars in these faint dwarf galaxies helped ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

UAE Mars probe giant leap for Arab world, say astrophysicists

Related Petra, Zain sign Memorandum of Understanding Wednesday, Jul 16, 2014UAE: The UAE’s mission to send a probe to Mars in 2021 will be a giant leap for the entire Arab world, say leading astrophysicists in the UAE.Gulf News spoke astrophysicists who ... [Published Zawya.com - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 2 reports

Starmus Takes Off: The Most Ambitious All-Star Festival in Science

/PRNewswire/ --The Starmus Festival announces a supreme line-up featuring the biggest names in science today including Stephen Hawking , Brian May and Richard Dawkins The Canary Islands is the chosen setting for the only festival in the world that brings ... [Published BioSpace - Jul 16 2014]

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...The results therefore strongly suggest that the transition to the second generation already occurred after the first supernova explosion. "The heavy elements provide additional mechanisms for the gas to cool, and it is very important to follow their chemical evolution" explains Dr. Tommaso Grassi from the Center for Star and Planet Formation at the University of Copenhagen...
...Stappers, an astrophysicist at the University of Manchester, England, who led an international effort to understand this striking transformation. "The change appears to reflect an erratic interaction between the pulsar and its companion, one that allows us an opportunity to explore a rare transitional phase in the life of this binary."
...X-rays from cosmic sources is critical to understanding what is going on," said Paul Hertz, NASA's Astrophysics Division director in Washington. "We're fortunate we've had 15 years -- so far -- to use Chandra to advance our understanding of stars, galaxies, black holes, dark energy, and the origin of the elements necessary for life."
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Galaxies Also Love Dancing [Published The Utah People's Post - Jul 22 2014]
Sunspots Take Off: 'Big Quiet' [Published International Business Times Australia - Jul 22 2014]
The Black Holes We See in Space Might Already B... [Published Motherboard Magazine - Jul 22 2014]
Astronomer: Eid will be Tuesday [Published Saudi Gazette - Jul 22 2014]
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Could ‘Big Bang Theory’ Stars Get $1M an Episode? [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 18 2014]
Source: CBS The smash hit CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory is set to begin shooting its eighth season on July 30, but the show’s stars still haven’t completed their contract negotiations with the network, leaving the future of beloved nerds Leonard, ...
The Sound Of Settled Science [Published small dead animals - Jul 13 2014]
I'm starting to think that "Astro" is code for "kook": Astrophysicists are mystified after concluding that 80% of the light in the universe appears to be missing.... ...
Comments of the Week #19: From black hole forma... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Jul 12 2014]
“Beauty is unbearable, drives us to despair, offering us for a minute the glimpse of an eternity that we should like to stretch out over the whole of time.” -Albert Camus After a week at Starts With A Bang  filled with a huge variety of topics, from ...
How and Where to Watch Manhattanhenge Today and... [Published Mashable! - Jul 11 2014]
Get your cameras ready, New York. The summer spectacle known as Manhattahenge returns this weekend. The phenomenon, in which the setting sun perfectly aligns with the city's street grid, occurs only four days a year. While clouds ruined the first ...
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