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Keck Observatory Measures Oxygen in Galaxy 12 Billion Years Ago

UCLA astronomers have used the W. M. Keck Observatory on Maunakea, Hawaii, to make the first accurate measurement of the abundance of oxygen in a distant galaxy. Oxygen, the third-most abundant chemical element in the universe, is created inside ... SpaceRef, 2 weeks ago

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Planet-Devouring Star Reveals Possible Limestone Crumbs

A group of researchers using the W. M. Keck Observatory have discovered a planet-like body that may have been encrusted in limestone and is having its surface layers devoured by its deceased host star. In addition to extending a relatively new ...
 Space Daily2 months ago Wow! Another 104 confirmed exoplanets  EarthSky1 month ago NASA's Kepler confirms 100+ exoplanets during its K2 mission  HealthMediciNet.com1 month ago Astronomers discover over 100 new alien planets  Equilibrio Informativo1 month ago

Engineering Connections: Deep Space Observer - Ep 4

Top Gear host Richard Hammond finds a refrigerator, sand blaster and a Korean spy plane in the Keck Observatory's astounding DNA, which enables it to see further than any other telescope on Earth. DURATION: 60 CLOSED CAPTION: 1 ...
 Enhance TV1 month ago
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Astronomers have taken the first-ever clear photo of a planet 11 quadrillion kilometers away

version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"? European Southern Observatory/Tech Insider For the first time ever, ESO astronomers have been able to capture a clear image of a star system 11 quadrillion kilometers away using the combined forces of the Very Large ...
 Business Insider2 months ago
Astrobiology Magazine

ALMA Detected the Most Distant Oxygen

National Astronomical Observatory of Japan Astronomers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) detected a clear signal from oxygen in a galaxy located 13.1 billion light-years away from us. This is the most distant oxygen ever ...
 Alpha Galileo2 months ago Oxygen measured for the first time in a galaxy far, far away  RSC2 weeks ago Astronomers make first accurate measurement of oxygen in distant galaxy  Astrobiology Magazine2 weeks ago In a first, oxygen accurately measured in galaxy far, far away  Business Standard2 weeks ago

Post-Keck-era telescope design strategies for Earth-like exo-life searches

30July2016, SPIE Newsroom. DOI: 10.1117/2.1201607.006593 With telescopes that have apertures approaching 100m in diameter, it will be possible to conduct meaningful statistical searches for life on nearby extrasolar planets. 1, 2 Such studies ...
 OE Magazine3 weeks ago

Telescopes and laser beam, in Hawaii

Nair Sankar calls this photo The Galea (helmet). He wrote: This observatory reminds me of the Roman war helmet aka a galea . Nair Sankar posted this photo to EarthSky Facebook on July 23, 2016. It's the Caltech Submillimeter Telescope , near the ...
 EarthSky1 month ago

Gemini Observatory Instrumental in Latest Exoplanet Harvest

The Gemini North telescope on Hawaii's Maunakea helped verify many of the over 100 new worlds announced in the initial crop of discoveries from the NASA K2 mission, according to Ian Crossfield of the University of Arizona. Crossfield led the ...
 Space Daily1 month ago

New Kind of Black Hole Now Firmly Within Observers' Sight

Astronomers Aaron Smith and Volker Bromm of The University of Texas at Austin, working with Avi Loeb of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, have discovered evidence for an unusual kind of black hole born extremely early in the universe.
 Space Daily1 month ago A new kind of black hole, once a theory, now firmly within observers' sight  PhysOrg.com1 month ago Astronomers find evidence for direct collapse black hole  Alpha Galileo1 month ago Astronomers find evidence for 'direct collapse' black hole  Nanowerk1 month ago

NASA's Hubble telescope finds new 'dark vortex' looming over Neptune

NASA NASA's Hubble telescope has recorded its first "dark vortex" sighting on Neptune this century during an observation on May 16. The image of the planet's dark spot is the third such phenomenon ever captured by NASA. The mysterious ...
 Sott.net1 month ago Dark vortex confirmed on Neptune  ImperialValleyNews1 month ago NASA's Hubble Space Telescope Will Be In Space For Five More Years  Equilibrio Informativo1 month ago Hubble Confirms New Dark Spot on Neptune  Lulop.com1 month ago
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