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compiled by Arlene & David Kaplan What NASA’s Crash Into an Asteroid Looks Like NASA’s DART spacecraft was not able to take pictures of the very moment it slammed into an asteroid on Monday at more than 14,000 miles per hour. Or … Continue reading

Posted in October 2022, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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compiled by Arlene & David Kaplan Webb Telescope Sees a Carbon Dioxide Atmosphere Way Out There The James Webb Space Telescope is having a fantastic rookie season.On Thursday a team of astrophysicists using the new telescope to probe exoplanets added … Continue reading

Posted in September 2022, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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compiled by Arlene & David Kaplan The Cartwheel Galaxy Scientists on Tuesday published the latest images from NASA’s triumphant James Webb Space Telescope. The newest release documents the Cartwheel galaxy, which is about 500 million light-years from our planet and is aptly named … Continue reading

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compiled by Arlene & David Kaplan Spotting Dots on the Sun In the short time since its launch in February 2020, Solar Orbiter has already returned some incredible photos and data of the Sun. The joint European Space Agency–NASA mission … Continue reading

Posted in June 2022, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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compiled by Arlene & David Kaplan Astronomers Find What Might Be the Most Distant Galaxy Yet The Jodrell Astronomers have been leapfrogging each other into the past lately. Last week, a group using the Hubble Space Telescope announced they had … Continue reading

Posted in May 2022, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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compiled by Arlene & David Kaplan Jodrell Bank Observatory to open £21.5m visitor attraction The Jodrell Bank Observatory in Cheshire is to open a new £21.5m interactive visitor attraction. The First Light Pavilion, due to open on 4 June, will … Continue reading

Posted in April 2022, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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compiled by Arlene & David Kaplan Iris: Student-built robot rover on track to explore the MoonWilliam “Red” Whittaker may not be a household name, but he should be. The robotics professor has been leading the development of a tiny wheeled … Continue reading

Posted in March 2022, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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compiled by Arlene & David Kaplan Very Large Volume Neutrino Telescopes Baikal The Baikal deep underwater neutrino telescope (or Baikal-GVD – Gigaton Volume Detector) is an international project in the field of astroparticle physics and neutrino astronomy. The construction of … Continue reading

Posted in February 2022, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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compiled by Arlene & David Kaplan Metal Planet Orbits Its Star Every 7.7 HoursAstronomers engaged in the sport of hunting exoplanets, or planets around other star systems have spotted a tiny world designated GJ 367 b with about half the … Continue reading

Posted in January 2022, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment