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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

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compiled by Arlene & David Kaplan James Webb: Hubble telescope successor faces ‘two weeks of terror’Engineers like to describe the process of landing a rover on Mars as the “seven minutes of terror”. But when it comes to the James … Continue reading

Posted in December 2021, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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compiled by Arlene & David Kaplan Meteorite Crashes Through Ceiling and Lands on Woman’s BedAfter a fireball streaked through the Canadian sky, Ruth Hamilton, of British Columbia, found a 2.8-pound rock the size of a large man’s fist near her … Continue reading

Posted in November 2021, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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compiled by Arlene and David Kaplan Orbiting 3 Stars at Once It’s called a circumtriple planet, and evidence that one exists suggests that planet formation is less unusual than once believed. GW Ori is a star system 1,300 light years … Continue reading

Posted in October 2021, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment