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When Will Betelgeuse Explode?
Slate Magazine

When Will Betelgeuse Explode?

Betelgeuse! Betelgeuse! Betelgeuse! Click to timburtonate. Photo by ESO/L. Calçada If there's one star in the sky people know about, it's Betelgeuse * . Phil Plait writes Slate 's Bad Astronomy blog and is an astronomer, public speaker, ... Slate Magazine, 3 weeks ago
Irish scientist leads Betelgeuse project RTE Online, 1 month ago

4 images for Betelgeuse

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Space Fellowship, 5 months ago

Betelgeuse May First Erupt As 'Supernova Impostor'

Even for astronomers, the word "impostor" has negative connotations. The idea of supernova impostors mucking up their searches for real exploding stars and a significant swath of existing stellar theory is, frankly, unsettling. Yet stellar ...
 Austin American Statesman1 month ago Supernova Impostors Baffle Astronomers  Forbes.com1 month ago

SA part of Betelgeuse investigation

You are here: Home » South African astronomers have joined an international team investigating a mysterious shell of dense gas encircling the red star Betelgeuse. Betelgeuse is a red supergiant star in the constellation of Orion, located ...
 Gadget1 month ago

Astronomical events of interest for October 2014

The name for October is derived from the Latin Octo meaning eight which came after September (derived from Latin for seven) the seventh month of the Roman calendar until 46 BC. In 46 BC the beginning of the year was changed to from March to January.
 Examiner.com9 hours ago

Crossword no 227 by Chalicea

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND / BOOK MY PLACE - If you prefer to work on the interactive version, click on this LINK which will take you to the Crossword Compiler website. Across 7 State in northwestern North America; the 49th state admitted to the ...
 GenevaLunch5 days ago Crossword No 217 by Chalicea  GenevaLunch1 month ago

A star INSIDE a star: Scientists discover neutron star within a supergiant 200,000 light-years from Earth

Astronomers have found a strange hybrid star using a telescope in Chile The so-called Thorne-Żytkow object consists of a neutron star that was swallowed by a much larger red supergiant Such objects were first predicted to exist in 1975 by ...
 Capital Bay1 week ago

How Will Humans Meet Their End? 5 Cosmic Risks

Photo Credit: Igor Zh./Shutterstock September 4, 2014 | Like this article? Join our email list: Stay up to date with the latest headlines via email. On Sunday, a large asteroid will make a close pass of the Earth , reminding ...
 AlterNet.org3 weeks ago
Mother Nature Network

Can you really name a star or buy land on the moon?

Naming a star after a loved one might sound like the perfect romantic gift. Purchasing real estate on the moon might seem like a worthwhile investment. But can you really name a star or own part of the moon? Yes, and no. What's in a name? The ...
 Mother Nature Network1 month ago
Huffington Post UK

As Twitter Announces it has 23 Million Robot Users, Here Are Our Favourites

Around 23 million active Twitter users 8.5% of all accounts are run not by humans, but by robots, says a new filing by the microblogging company. The company is revealing the information to "clarify who on Twitter is and isn't real", it says. ...
 Yahoo Philippines News1 month ago There Are 23 Million Robots On Twitter  Huffington Post UK1 month ago
Melbourne Age

Tickling Orion with a triangle

Regular readers of this column will be aware that your normally grumpy Maths Masters have been even grumpier of late. What, with the state of Australian Mathematics Education and the quality of our Glorious Political Leadership, we've even made ...
 Melbourne Age1 month ago
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