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Unusual Asteroid Suspected Of Spinning To Explosion
Photonics Online

Unusual Asteroid Suspected Of Spinning To Explosion

A team led by astronomers from the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland, recently used the W. M. Keck Observatory in Hawaii to observe and measure a rare class of active asteroids that spontaneously emit dust and have been confounding ... Photonics Online, 1 month ago
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Freakish Asteroid Likely Spun So Fast It Exploded

An odd asteroid rotated so fast that it blew itself apart, a new study suggests. Researchers using the Keck Observatory in Hawaii spotted four fragments of the asteroid, known as P/2012 F5, and also determined that it completes one rotation every ...
 Yahoo! Maktoob News2 weeks ago
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Astronomers observe 'ultrafast' star racing out of galaxy at 26m mph

Astronomers have recently observed an ultrafast star racing out of galaxy at 26m mph. A team of astronomers, including University of Hawaii at Manoa astronomer Eugene Magnier, used the 10-meter Keck II and Pan-STARRS1 telescopes in Hawaii to find ...
 Sify1 month ago

Telescopes on the ground may be cheaper, but Hubble shows why they are not enough Sarah Badman

Observatories on Earth are cheaper than telescopes in space. They are also improving rapidly when the European-Extremely Large Telescope starts its observations in nine years, it will be able to provide images 16 times sharper than those taken by ...
 Lancaster University2 days ago Hubble at 25 hailed as greatest scientific instrument  USA Today2 weeks ago Hubble hailed as it turns 25  USA Today2 weeks ago
Huffington Post Black Voices

Office Of Hawaiian Affairs Looking For Legal Resolution To Mauna Kea Telescope Problem

The Keck I telescope was built in 1993 while the Keck II followed in 1996, both of which are considered some of the largest telescopes astronomers use today. Pictured here are the Keck Observatory telescopes in Mauna Kea. (Photo : Vadim Kurland | ...
 Tech Times1 week ago Does the Thirty Meter Telescope Pose Environmental Risks?  Civil Beat5 days ago Everything You Need To Know About The Viral Protests Against A Hawaii Telescope  Huffington Post Black Voices2 weeks ago Telescope Construction Delay Is Grandstanding  Civil Beat3 weeks ago
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Giant cosmic tsunami wakes up comatose galaxies

Now an international team of astronomers, led by Andra Stroe of Leiden Observatory and David Sobral of Leiden and the University of Lisbon, have discovered that these comatose galaxies can sometimes come back to life. If clusters of galaxies merge, ...
 Social Dashboard1 week ago Cosmic tsunamis can bring dead galaxies back to life  Russia Today6 days ago Mergers of galaxy clusters drive new star formation and rebirth of comatose galaxies  Sott.net1 week ago Cosmic tsunamis can wake up comatose galaxies  UPI1 week ago
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Dust cloud survives fly-by of monster black hole at Milky Way center

The latest report from the European Southern Observatory ( ESO ): Best View Yet of Dusty Cloud Passing Galactic Centre Black Hole The best observations so far of the dusty gas cloud G2 confirm that it made its closest approach to the ...
 HobbySpace1 month ago This Is The Fastest Star Ever Seen In Our Galaxy  Huffington Post1 month ago Fastest Star Ever Seen In The Milky Way Is Headed Out Of Our Galaxy  Huffington Post1 month ago Star US 708 Is Hurtling Out Of Milky Way: Here's Why  Tech Times1 month ago
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Space detectives find new evidence for ancient ocean on Mars

Sen—There was once enough water on Mars to fill a sea the size of the Arctic Ocean, observations with a range of powerful telescopes have revealed. The Red Planet's surface today appears dry because mostofthe water has disappeared into space, ...
 SEN1 month ago Mars ocean was bigger than the Arctic NASA  Rappler1 month ago Mars: The Planet that Lost an Ocean's Worth of Water  Alpha Galileo1 month ago Giant primitive ocean on Mars revealed  Emirates2471 month ago
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Fastest Star in Our Galaxy Propelled by a Thermonuclear Supernova

A team of astronomers, including University of Hawaii at Manoa astronomer Eugene Magnier, used the 10-meter Keck II and Pan-STARRS1 telescopes in Hawaii to find a star that breaks the galactic speed record. It travels at about 1,200 kilometers per ...
 Space Daily1 month ago

New York Times Ed Board Chides Hawaii Gov. David Ige Over Mauna kea

Hawaii Gov. David Ige is well-known in the islands for his mild-mannered approach to controversy. We like to believe that's because he's an engineer and takes a deliberative approach, rather than the fiery political passion of other elected ...
 Civil Beat13 hours ago Hawaii Governor halts construction of giant telescope in clash over sacred land  Pacific Islands News Association2 weeks ago
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