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Discovered the oldest star in the Universe

Discovered the oldest star in the Universe

Scientists estimate the age of the Universe at 13.8 billion years. But when the first stars? The answer managed to learn a few years ago – according to a study published in the journal , the first of the heavenly bodies lit up aft...

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2020-05-20

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Can two black holes spinning at the center of the milky Way?

Can two black holes spinning at the center of the milky Way?

As found by scientists from the University of California, the black hole at the center of our galaxy might have a girlfriend. Recall that, according to conventional wisdom all the stars in the milky Way revolve around a supermassi...

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2020-05-16

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If there are other universes that collide with ours?

If there are other universes that collide with ours?

2020 began, to put it mildly, so-so, and continued you know how. And I do wonder if there are parallel universes, at least one, then there is a pandemic? Or maybe it was? Answers we of course do not know, but the power of imaginat...

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2020-05-13

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Galaxy without dark matter really exist?

Galaxy without dark matter really exist?

Most of the matter in the Universe is hidden from our eyes and instruments. Moreover, the existence of mysterious dark matter and mysterious dark energy to date, has not been proven. Shortly after the Big Bang, about 14 billion ye...

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2020-05-02

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What happens if the Ground was a black hole?

What happens if the Ground was a black hole?

If you see a fascinating popular science series “ space and time”, then you know that this “ship of the imagination” – a spaceship exploring the Universe through imagination. The host of the show, astrophysicist Neil Degrasse Tyso...

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2020-04-04

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Mercury can be life

Mercury can be life

Closest planet to the Sun can be suitable for the origin of life. To this unexpected conclusion came experts from the Institute of planetary science, who believe that in this tiny world there is everything necessary for growth of ...

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2020-03-29

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Discovered the planet on which the rain of liquid iron

Discovered the planet on which the rain of liquid iron

Recently, astronomers at the University of Geneva with a telescope of the European southern Observatory in Chile, discovered several unusual planet. This cloud-based world, where the atmosphere is so rich in iron that it pours fro...

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2020-03-28

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Can our galaxy to be inside a huge bubble?

Can our galaxy to be inside a huge bubble?

we May live in a bubble. But this is hardly the strangest thing that you've heard about our Universe. Now, among the innumerable theories and hypotheses, another one appeared. The new study is an attempt to resolve one of the most...

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2020-03-28

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Astronomers have discovered the end of the milky Way galaxy and it's bigger than we thought

Astronomers have discovered the end of the milky Way galaxy and it's bigger than we thought

According to the results of a new study, our galaxy consists of dark matter halo that surrounds the disk of the milky Way. Recall that dark matter is the mysterious substance in the Universe that cannot be seen and which exists on...

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2020-03-26

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The closest to the Earth supernova caused the mass extinction 2.6 million years ago

The closest to the Earth supernova caused the mass extinction 2.6 million years ago

Flash is a phenomenon that marks the end of the life cycle of a massive star, which is accompanied by a sharp increase in its brightness. However, thanks to supernova appeared all life on Earth, including us. Thus, the atoms in yo...

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2020-03-18

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Physicists are studying the “bubble of nothing” which could destroy our Universe

Physicists are studying the “bubble of nothing” which could destroy our Universe

whether to devour itself from the inside? Fortunately for us, physics that studies the phenomenon called “collapse of space-time”, I think it is unlikely. The idea that the universe can be completely destroyed by the expanding bub...

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2020-03-16

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Found an unusual star-shaped tears

Found an unusual star-shaped tears

Even schoolchildren know that the vast majority of stars in the Universe has a spherical shape. Refuting all the usual rules of physics, a recently discovered 1,500 light years from Earth, the star, named HD74423, has a strange fo...

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2020-03-16

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A bright star not far from Earth was clouded by cosmic dust

A bright star not far from Earth was clouded by cosmic dust

Bright star Betelgeuse, which began to fade in 2019, not die and not turn into a supernova, as originally thought by some scientists. It appeared this time it was clouded with dust. This is evidenced by the results of a new study,...

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2020-03-10

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Physicists believe that parallel universes exist and soon it will be possible to prove

Physicists believe that parallel universes exist and soon it will be possible to prove

did you Happen to catch yourself thinking about what you exist in and there's all different? I often think about this, but here it is necessary to take into account the number of viewed me sci-Fi movies and TV series. However, suc...

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2020-03-06

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As NASA will be looking for dark energy?

As NASA will be looking for dark energy?

the First years of the existence of the Universe are hidden from human eyes behind the clouds of hot gas and subatomic particles. But a new space telescope (WFIRST) may finally uncover some of the greatest mysteries of the early U...

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2020-03-06

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Telescope James Webb will reveal the secrets of the ice giants

Telescope James Webb will reveal the secrets of the ice giants

the Distant ice giants Uranus and Neptune — is as mysterious as the distant. Because of the enormous distance that separates the Earth from these planets, the ice giants were open much later than their counterparts that peop...

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2020-03-03

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In space recorded the most powerful explosion since the Big Bang

In space recorded the most powerful explosion since the Big Bang

According to the study published in the journal , the scientists recorded an explosion five times more powerful than anything they have ever seen. But what could cause such a startling event? The likely culprit of the incident, th...

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2020-03-02

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Evolution proves that we are alone in the Universe

Evolution proves that we are alone in the Universe

Can the intellect be the result of natural selection, or it came with impossible odds, forever changed the course of history? Perhaps the answer to this difficult question could answer the mystery about the possibility of the exis...

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2020-02-26

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A molecule of oxygen first discovered in another galaxy

A molecule of oxygen first discovered in another galaxy

In a distant galaxy at a distance of more than half a billion light years astronomers have found molecular oxygen. Despite the high prevalence in the Solar system that are important for the emergence of organic life element, the e...

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2020-02-23

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On Jupiter have more water than previously thought. What does this mean?

On Jupiter have more water than previously thought. What does this mean?

The first details on Jupiter were obtained by the probes Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 in the late twentieth century. Today they were replaced by the NASA spacecraft Juno, which is the second interplanetary probe mission . The Juno laun...

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2020-02-23

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