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Astronomers discover Group of Four Quasars

A group of astronomers at the Keck Observatory in Hawaii has made a significant discovery. While surveying the sky, they have discovered a quadruple quasar in the early universe. Researchers affirmed that the four quasars are surrounded by a nebula ..., 2 days ago
In a first, astronomers spot a quartet of quasars Christian Science Monitor, 4 days ago

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Miami, May 6, 2015 (AFP) -

13.1 billion light-years from EarthThe W.M. Keck Observatory in Hawaii shows the farthest confirmed galaxy observed to dateThe inset image of the galaxy is blue, suggesting very young stars.Photo: AFP , is "one of the brightest and most massive ...
 The Hindu1 week ago Distance measured to oldest galaxy ever seen  Popular Mechanics South Africa2 weeks ago CBS Sci-Tech: Astronomers find most distant galaxy ever  CBS News2 weeks ago In a galaxy far, far, far away ... Farthest ever star system discovered  The Register2 weeks ago
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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 Online1 month ago Astronomers discover rare, self-destructing asteroid  Red Orbit1 month ago

Scientists at Keck Discover the Fluffiest Galaxies

An international team of researchers led by Pieter van Dokkum at Yale University have used the W. M. Keck Observatory to confirm the existence of the most diffuse class of galaxies known in the universe. These "fluffiest galaxies" are nearly as wide ...
 Space Daily3 days ago Scientists discover the fluffiest galaxies  Fnews.com1 week ago Scientists discover 'fluffiest galaxies,' but you can't pet them  CNET Reviews6 days 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 News1 month ago

Astronomers See Black Hole Quartet Some 10 Billion Light-Years Away

The black holes are nestled in the core of a nebula of cool dense gas, W. M. Keck Observatory data indicates A research paper published in yesterday's issue of the journal Science announces the discovery of a black hole quartet at a distance of ...
 Softpedia6 days ago

College Rank Names the 35 Best College Astronomy Observatories

The ranking can be viewed here: Every college and university planetarium and observatory in America was considered in this list, and many terrific facilities did not make the final cut. These ...
 Wall Street Select4 days ago

Rare Quadruple Quasar: Black Holes Blew Astronomers Minds When the First Quadruple Quasar was Observed

The first quadruple quasar has been discovered and it has baffled astronomers. By Kimberly M. Aquilina | May 14, 2015 02:00 PM EDT The four quasars are indicated by arrows. The quasars are embedded in a giant nebula of ...
 Hngn.com1 week ago Scientists discover first quadruple quasar  UPI1 week ago
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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 University3 weeks ago Hubble at 25 hailed as greatest scientific instrument  USA Today1 month ago Hubble hailed as it turns 25  USA Today1 month 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 Dashboard3 weeks ago Cosmic tsunamis can bring dead galaxies back to life  Russia Today3 weeks ago Mergers of galaxy clusters drive new star formation and rebirth of comatose galaxies  Sott.net3 weeks ago Cosmic tsunamis can wake up comatose galaxies  UPI3 weeks ago
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