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Scientists are going to shoot the first ever video of a black hole

Scientists are going to shoot the first ever video of a black hole

the image center of the elliptical galaxy M87 In April 2019, the world saw for the first time . The incredible size of the space monster — a supermassive black hole at the center of the galaxy Messier 87 (M87) — marked a new era o...

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2019-09-10

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Telescope James Webb is finally fully assembled. What's next?

Telescope James Webb is finally fully assembled. What's next?

Already in 2021 telescope James Webb will be able to transmit to Earth the first data received After more than 20 years of design and construction, the expected telescope of the XXI century finally assembled and fully stocked. Bui...

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2019-09-01

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Something strange is happening with a black hole in the center of the milky Way

Something strange is happening with a black hole in the center of the milky Way

it's No secret that most enigmatic objects in the Universe. But what are they? Speaking in plain language, black holes are objects with extreme density. Because of their weight, they have a strong gravitational pull. It is so stro...

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2019-08-20

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The earth is under the eye of a supermassive black hole: should we be afraid?

The earth is under the eye of a supermassive black hole: should we be afraid?

the Supermassive black hole Sagittarius A* at the center of our galaxy, not only sucks in nearby objects, but also emits powerful radiation. Scientists have long tried to see these rays, but they interfered with the ambient light ...

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2019-01-23

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The Japanese detector is ready to search for gravitational waves

The Japanese detector is ready to search for gravitational waves

In search of the best detectors of gravitational waves, scientists are looking for the cold. The upcoming KAGRA detector will look for the ripples of space-time, using clever technological tricks: key components will be cooled to ...

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2019-01-21

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Amazing finds new exoplanet hunter NASA: telescope TESS

Amazing finds new exoplanet hunter NASA: telescope TESS

it has been almost ten years since the launch of the mission of NASA "Kepler". Since 2009, this spacecraft observed the hundreds of thousands of stars in our own galaxy, measuring the total amount of luminous flux for each of them...

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2019-01-21

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Why is it that our telescopes can't find the

Why is it that our telescopes can't find the "ninth planet"?

a History of astronomy has been a history of receding horizons. The invention of the telescope brought us beyond the ability the naked eye to the millions (and billions) of stars of our milky Way. Use pictures and multi-wavelength...

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2019-01-13

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Management of large telescopes want to charge small satellites

Management of large telescopes want to charge small satellites

Not so long ago in resignation was sent to the space telescope "Kepler", which scientists have confirmed the existence of thousands of exoplanets. His successor, TESS goes to work instead of "Kepler" and is going to find more cele...

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2019-01-06

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Space telescope James Webb wrapped in a mobile sterile room

Space telescope James Webb wrapped in a mobile sterile room

Before transporting the space telescope "James Webb" and to make sure that it will be kept clean and safe, NASA subjected it to a special procedure. The telescope is wrapped in the form of a mobile clean room, protecting technolog...

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2018-12-23

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Astronomers have shared a real photo of the two stars, destroy each other

Astronomers have shared a real photo of the two stars, destroy each other

the Death of binary star systems can simultaneously impress with its amazing beauty and scare their destructive power. Take, as an example, a double-star system R of Aquarius, consisting of a red giant is actively discharging its ...

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2018-12-17

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Why not build a space telescope directly at the moon?

Why not build a space telescope directly at the moon?

If you want to get the most pristine, cleanest images of our Universe, it is best to leave the Earth. Here, on our planet, you can find a whole bunch of various effects, which prevent our visualization. Light pollution limit the r...

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2018-11-08

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Laid the Foundation for the biggest optical telescope in the world

Laid the Foundation for the biggest optical telescope in the world

At the moment, in several places of the world is building a revolutionary ground-based telescopes that promises to open the door to a new era of astronomical research. The mountain Mauna Kea, Hawaii, Australia, South Africa, North...

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2018-11-06

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Another silent NASA telescope in orbit

Another silent NASA telescope in orbit

the Next space telescope, NASA stopped work and halted scientific observations. Less than a week after the Hubble space telescope went offline, x-ray Observatory Chandra followed him. On Friday, NASA announced that the Chandra is ...

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2018-10-14

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The project will examine Breakthrough Listen a million stars for signs of thesignature

The project will examine Breakthrough Listen a million stars for signs of thesignature

to Listen Breakthrough Project aimed at the search for extraterrestrial life, expanding its capabilities with the announcement of the inclusion in the programme of use of a network of radio telescopes MeerKAT, located in the North...

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2018-10-03

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That can make science 600 billion dollars?

That can make science 600 billion dollars?

the U.S. spends on military spending more than all ten of the following countries combined: $ 600 billion a year. It is almost ten times more than it spends on military spending Russia. Meanwhile, the joint budget of NASA and the ...

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2017-11-13

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The South polar Observatory will help solve the mystery of fast radio pulses

The South polar Observatory will help solve the mystery of fast radio pulses

Astronomers from all over the world trying to solve the mystery of fast radio pulses is an incredibly powerful millisecond flares of radio waves coming to us from somewhere outside the Solar system. We still have not figured out w...

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2017-09-28

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Hurricane

Hurricane "Maria" seriously damaged the famous radio telescope, "Arecibo"

"Arecibo" is an astronomical Observatory located in Puerto Rico at a height of 497 meters above sea level. With its help, the national science Foundation and Cornell are conducting various studies. The radio telescope is among the...

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2017-09-24

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10 ways by which aliens are able to contact us

10 ways by which aliens are able to contact us

Humanity is still not met any life forms outside of our planet. If you ignore the tales of "Area 51" and "eyewitness encounters with UFOs and their pilots" we still have not received any extraterrestrial signals even remotely tryi...

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2017-06-19

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NASA astronomers would like to turn the Sun into a giant space telescope

NASA astronomers would like to turn the Sun into a giant space telescope

NASA Astronomers try to look further and further into the Universe, and therefore they need large and powerful telescopes. And that is why a team of experts from the jet propulsion Laboratory (JPL) proposed the idea of using the l...

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2017-03-16

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In China opened to tourists, the largest radio telescope in the world

In China opened to tourists, the largest radio telescope in the world

As reported by the news Agency «Xinhua», in Guizhou province, in southwest China, opened its doors to all comers, the world's largest radio telescope, the Five hundred meter Aperture Spherical Telescope (FAST or abbrevia...

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2017-03-13

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