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NASA's Fermi Satellite Finds Hints of Starquakes in Magnetar 'Storm'

NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope detected a rapid-fire "storm" of high-energy blasts from a highly magnetized neutron star, also called a magnetar, on Jan. 22, 2009. Now astronomers analyzing this data have discovered underlying signals related ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 3 hours ago]
Entities: Magnetar, NASA, Satellite
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

This Sunshield Will Keep the World's Most Powerful Space Telescope from Frying

The James Webb Space Telescope, scheduled for launch in 2018, will be the most powerful time machine ever built. From its perch inLagrangian point 2 , a position located far past the Moon, the telescope will be able to peer into the birth of the universe, ... [Published Motherboard Magazine - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Wells Journal published Wells and Mendip Astronomers talk on meteors

ROCKS From The Sky is the title of a talk about asteroids and meteorites being organised by Wells and Mendip Astronomers on Friday, October 17.It is taking place at the Parkes Room at Wells Town Hall, from 7.30pm.Visitors will hear from group member Ron ... [Published Wells Journal - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

NASA could use New Horizons probe to look for distant objects past Pluto

WASHINGTON, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- NASA's New Horizons probe is expected to reach Pluto by the middle of next year, but it may not stop there. The spacecraft was sent to Pluto so NASA could do studies on the dwarf planet and natural satellites that orbit it, ... [Published UPI - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

NASA discovers super powerful dead star

Astronomers are baffled by an unexpectedly bright dead star.  A recent discovery by NASA's NuSTAR Space Telescope was published in the October 9 issue of the science journal Nature , where the telescope found anomalous ultra high-energy x-rays pulsing ... [Published WAAY-TV - Oct 10 2014]
Entities: Black Hole, NASA, Neutron
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

Article addresses key challenges the availability of materials research data

Source: ASM InternationalA new article published in the open-access journal Integrating Materials and Manufacturing Innovation identifies and reviews key opportunities and challenges related to capturing materials research data in persistent, accessible ... [Published ASM International - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

QinetiQ Gets Baffle Contract for Euclid Space Telescope

WASHINGTON — U.K.-based QinetiQ got a 2.3 million-euro ($3 million) contract to supply a baffle for the Euclid space telescope designed for the European Space Agency by Airbus Defence and Space in Toulouse, France, and due to be launched in 2020, the ... [Published Space News - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Scientists Convert Hubble Telescope Pictures to Tactile 3-D for Visually Impaired

By Stuart MilnePeople with visual impairments use their fingers to explore 3-D tactile representations of images taken by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope. (Image Credit: NASA, ESA, and M. Estacion/STScI)With the objective of revolutionizing astronomy education, ... [Published AZoM - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 2 reports

Research shows gender bias in approval for Hubble Telescope use

WASHINGTON, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- A new study suggests a there's a gender bias in the approval process for research teams looking to use the Hubble Telescope. Researchers at the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI), the organization that runs the Hubble ... [Published UPI - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 2 reports

Zooming In On Dwarf Galaxy DDO 68

This video begins with a ground based view of the night sky, before zooming in on dwarf galaxy DDO 68 as the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope sees it.This ragged collection of stars and gas clouds looks at first glance like a recently-formed galaxy ... [Published Red Orbit - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Go behind the scenes of the Hubble Space Telescope

Daytona Beach, Fla. —The H ubble Space Telescope has been sending photos back to Earth since 2002.Join Space Telescope Science Institute's Zoltan Levay as he  presents a behind the scenes look at the images produced by the Hubble Space Telescope.When:Sept. ... [Published News - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 2 reports

Hubble assists in discovery of water vapor on planet outside our solar system

Astronomers using data from three of NASA 's space telescopes -- Hubble, Spitzer and Kepler -- have discovered clear skies and steamy water vapor on a gaseous planet outside our solar system.The planet is about the size of Neptune, making it the smallest ... [Published News - Sep 25 2014]


"Joke about life with someone on the other side of the world" —an early definition of "trolling."
...the big bang, the beginning of the universe," explained study leader Adi Zitrin of the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, California . "The discovery is telling us galaxies as faint as this one exist, and we should continue looking for them and even fainter objects, so that we can understand how galaxies and the universe have evolved over time."
"Twenty years ago, none of this would have been recorded" Gregory Prickman, head of special collections at the University of Iowa Libraries, told NBC News...
"The problem is that we wanted to go somewhere after Pluto, to compare Pluto with another object" Bagenal said Wednesday...

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NASA's Fermi Satellite Finds Hints of Starquake... [Published DailyMe.Com - 3 hours ago]
POLARBEAR project offers clues about origin of ... [Published Christian Science Monitor - 3 hours ago]
New Horizons: Potential KBO Targets Identified [Published Centauri Dreams - 13 hours ago]
This Sunshield Will Keep the World's Most Power... [Published Motherboard Magazine - Oct 20 2014]
Exomoons Could Be Abundant Sources Of Habitability [Published Astrobiology Magazine - Oct 20 2014]
Hubble looks through time and finds faint, anci... [Published WAAY-TV - Oct 17 2014]
Opening an Internet time capsule—Internet in a ... [Published ArsTechnica - Oct 17 2014]
European scientists rally to protest jobs and f... [Published RSC - Oct 17 2014]
NASA's Hubble Finds Extremely Distant Galaxy th... [Published BioSpace - Oct 16 2014]
NASA's Hubble Finds Extremely Distant Galaxy th... [Published Indianapolis Business Journal - Oct 16 2014]
Online Amateurs Feed Science and History Addict... [Published - Oct 16 2014]
Researchers help STEM students reach for the stars [Published University of South Florida Oracle - Oct 16 2014]
Kuiper Belt Targets For New Horizons Mission [Published Red Orbit - Oct 16 2014]
Wells Journal published Wells and Mendip Astron... [Published Wells Journal - Oct 16 2014]
New Horizons space mission with Boulder ties fi... [Published Boulder Daily Camera - Oct 16 2014]
This Planet Has Supersonic Wind That Can Melt S... [Published Motherboard Magazine - Oct 15 2014]
Galaxies in the Early Universe Were Less-Than-S... [Published Yahoo! News - Oct 15 2014]
NASA's Hubble Telescope Finds Potential Kuiper ... [Published Stock Nod - Oct 15 2014]
NASA's Hubble Telescope Finds Potential Kuiper ... [Published Fat Pitch Financials - Oct 15 2014]
NASA could use New Horizons probe to look for d... [Published UPI - Oct 14 2014]
Scientists protest cuts, study shows HE funding... [Published University World News - Oct 12 2014]
Radiation Leaks In Local Galaxy Used To Study R... [Published Red Orbit - Oct 11 2014]
Nearby Galaxy Holds First Ultraluminous X-Ray S... [Published Universe Today - Oct 10 2014]
NASA discovers super powerful dead star [Published WAAY-TV - Oct 10 2014]
NASA's Hubble Maps the Temperature and Water Va... [Published Michigan Live - Oct 09 2014]
Astronomers look into heart of exploding star f... [Published Mancunian Matters - Oct 09 2014]
Astronomers Trace Origins Of Gamma Rays Back To... [Published Red Orbit - Oct 09 2014]
University of Arizona to honor Jim Oschmann as ... [Published OPTICS.ORG - Oct 09 2014]
They have chosen ignorance — open letter [Published - Oct 09 2014]
Zeroing in on a source of gamma rays [Published EurekAlert! - Oct 08 2014]
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New Horizons: Potential KBO Targets Identified [Published Centauri Dreams - 13 hours ago]
The welcome news that the Hubble Space Telescope has found three potential Kuiper Belt targets for New Horizons means that our hopes for an extended mission may be fulfilled. Pluto/Charon is an exciting target, but how much better to use the spacecraft ...
Finding dark matter in a haze of gamma rays [Published Ars Technica - Oct 07 2014]
The Fermi Gamma-ray Space TelescopeNASA As we've recently discussed at length, dark matter is likely to be a WIMP: a weakly interacting massive particle. Weakly interacting doesn't mean no interactions, though, and there's always the chance that dark ...
Mega flares from a mini star [Published EarthSky - Oct 02 2014]
NASA’s Swift satellite has detected flares from a nearby red dwarf star that are the strongest, hottest, and longest-lasting sequence of stellar flares ever seen. The initial blast from this record-setting series of explosions – detected by Swift ...
I Like To Think Of This As The Universe Express... [Published Balloon Juice - Oct 02 2014]
I mean, this picture sure seems to make a cosmic viewpoint clear: You may consider this an open thread. Image:  NASA, The Hubble Heritage Team (AURA/STScI) – Space Telescope Science Institute,  Keyhole Nebula , crop of the feature known as “God’s ...
Water vapor in atmosphere of exoplanet four tim... [Published EarthSky - Sep 24 2014]
Because no clouds blocked the view, scientists were able to observe water vapor on a Neptune-sized planet for the first time. The smaller the planet, the more difficult it is to observe its atmosphere, and other small planets have been obscured by ...
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NASA's Next Generation Space Telescope Is Comin... [Published PR Newswire - Feb 03 2014]
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