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compiled by Arlene & David Kaplan The Most Intimate Portrait Yet of a Black HoleThe Event Horizon Telescope collaboration, an international team of radio astronomers that has been staring down the throat of a giant black hole for years, on … Continue reading

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

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compiled by Arlene & David Kaplan How NJ played a role in the Perseverance rover missionThis week, we got to witness history in space exploration as the Perseverance rover safely landed on the surface of Mars. The rovers main mission is to … Continue reading

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

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compiled by Arlene & David Kaplan Did an Alien Life-Form Do a Drive-By of Our Solar System in 2017? On Nov. 12, 2018, Avi Loeb, then the chairman of the astronomy department at Harvard, and a young research associate, Shmuel … Continue reading

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compiled by Arlene & David Kaplan Jupiter, Saturn Will Look Like Double Planet Scientists have been greeted by the sight of jet black chunks of rock and soil from an asteroid after opening a capsule that returned from deep space … Continue reading

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compiled by Arlene & David Kaplan Jupiter, Saturn Will Look Like Double Planet Just after sunset on the evening of December 21,  2020,  Jupiter and Saturn will appear closer together in Earth’s night sky than they have been since the Middle Ages, offering … Continue reading

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