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New observations of WASP-39 b reveal a never-before-seen molecule in the atmosphere of a planet sulfur dioxide among other details.
An international team of scientists has observed the narrowing of a quasar jet for the first time by using a network of radio telescopes across the world. The results suggest that the narrowing of the jet is independent of the activity level of the galaxy which launched it.
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An international team of scientists has achieved the milestone of directly observing the long-sought, innermost dusty ring around a supermassive black hole, at a right angle to its emerging jet. Such a structure was thought to exist in the nucleus of galaxies but had been difficult to obs
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The Subaru Telescope successfully demonstrated engineering first light with a new instrument that will use about 2400 fiberoptic cables to capture the light from heavenly objects. Full operation is scheduled to start around 2024. The ability to observe thousands of objects simultaneously wil
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The James Webb Telescope has been used by a group of Canadian astronomers, including specialists from the Dunlap Institute for Astronomy & Astrophysics in the Faculty of Arts & Science at the University of Toronto, to identify the most distant globular clusters ever found.
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In addition to observing the celestial event with telescopes and special glasses, he took information from scientists about the eclipse's frequency, timing and planets.
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Washington [US], October 21 (ANI): NASA's James Webb Space Telescope has captured a lush, highly detailed landscape the iconic Pillars of Creation where new stars are forming within dense clouds of gas and dust. The three-dimensional pillars look like majestic rock formations but are far mor
Washington [US], October 21 (ANI): Using the James Webb Space Telescope to look back in time at the early universe, astronomers discovered a surprise: a cluster of galaxies merging together around a rare red quasar within a massive black hole. The findings offer an unprecedented opportunity
Washington [US], October 20 (ANI): A new way to use femtosecond laser pulses to fabricate the high-precision ultrathin mirrors required for high-performance x-ray telescopes has recently been developed by researchers.
Washington [US], October 20 (ANI): Researchers have created a new method for fabricating the high-precision, ultrathin mirrors needed for high-performance x-ray telescopes using femtosecond laser pulses. The method might assist advance the capabilities of space-based x-ray telescopes that ar
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Lisbon [Portugal], October 13 (ANI): The heaviest element ever identified in an exoplanet atmosphere, barium, has been found by astronomers using the Very Large Telescope (VLT) of the European Southern Observatory. They were shocked to find barium in the atmospheres of the exoplanets WASP-76
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Washington [US], October 2 (ANI): Using the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), researchers have identified the most distant globular clusters ever discovered. These dense groups of millions of stars may be relics that contain the first and oldest stars in the universe.