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NASA's Swift mission probes an exotic object: 'Kicked' black hole or mega star?
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Astronomers observe possible black hole booted 2,600 light-yea...

An international team of researchers analyzing decades of observations from many facilities; including the W. M. Keck Observatory on Mauna Kea, the Pan-STARRS1 telescope on Haleakala and NASA's Swift satellite has observed the event. The mystery ... Business Standard India, 4 weeks ago

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Mystery Object 'G2' At The Center Of Our Galaxy Identified

An image from W. M. Keck Observatory near infrared data shows that G2 survived its closest approach to the black hole and continues happily on its orbit. The green circle just to its right depicts the location of the invisible supermassive black ...
 Business Insider1 month ago Mysterious Object "G2″ at Galactic Center is Actually Binary Star  Universe Today1 month ago
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UCLA-Led Team Solves The Mystery Of The Astronomical Object G2

Image Caption: Telescopes from Hawaii's W.M. Keck Observatory use a powerful technology called adaptive optics, which enabled UCLA astronomers to discover that G2 is a pair of binary stars that merged together, cloaked in gas and dust. Credit: Ethan ...
 Red Orbit1 month ago Mysterious Object At Centre of Milky Way Identified As Merged Star  International Business Times UK1 month ago Astronomers solve puzzle about bizarre object at the center of our galaxy  PhysOrg.com1 month ago Denmark invests millions in world's biggest telescope  ScienceNordic1 week ago

Concordia University Awarded Keck Foundation Grant for Astronomy Research and Observatory Facilities

- Concordia University Irvine (CUI) was awarded a $250,000 grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation to build and upgrade astronomical observatory facilities. The grant will promote advanced astronomy research, integrate astronomy into CUI's science ...
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Universe Today

Did a Galactic Smashup Kick Out a Supermassive Black Hole?

Near-infrared image of the dwarf galaxy Markarian 177 and what maybe an ejected SMBH. Credit: W. M. Keck Observatory/M. Koss (ETH Zurich) et al. Crazy things can happen when galaxies collide, as they sometimes do. Although individual stars rarely ...
 Universe Today4 weeks ago Space oddity: Rogue black holes or strange supernova?  Mother Nature Network3 weeks ago Mystery Object in Space: A Rogue Black Hole or Strange Supernova?  Space.com4 weeks ago Controversy over mystery object orbiting supermassive black hole  SEN1 month ago
UC Santa Cruz

New 3D map unveiled of the hidden universe

The domes of the W M Keck Observatory on Hawaii. Image credit: T Wynne/JPL Sen—The first three-dimensional map of the adolescent Universe, just 3 billion years after the Big Bang, has been created from data collected from the W. M. Keck ...
 SEN1 month ago Astronomers create first 3-D map of the 'adolescent' universe  UC Santa Cruz2 months ago New Picture: The Universe as a Sulky Adolescent  Time1 month ago First ever 3D map for Universe shows how it evolved  Business Standard India2 months ago
UC Santa Cruz

UC reverses decision to discontinue funding for Lick Observatory

By River Sween The University of California recently reversed its decision to discontinue funding for Lick Observatory after reexamining its budget and realizing it could afford funding for UC observatories, officials said. Scientists in the UC ...
 Individual.com1 month ago UC reverses decision to pull funding from Lick Observatory  Individual.com1 month ago UC confirms continued support of Lick Observatory  UC Santa Cruz1 month ago
Business Insider

Extreme storms flare up on Uranus for first time ever

Astronomers have recently observed extreme storms on Uranus, with enormous cloud systems so bright that the details in the planet's hazy blue-green atmosphere can clearly be seen. Imke de Pater, professor and chair of astronomy at the University ...
 Siasat Daily1 month ago Giant Storms Rage On Uranus  Business Insider1 month ago Extreme storms erupt on Uranus, baffling astronomers  Sott.net1 month ago Astronomers Excited by Series of Extreme Uranus Storms (PHOTO)  Auto World News1 month ago

Mystery over monster cosmic cloud

Observations of a cosmic confrontation between a huge gas cloud and the black hole at the centre of our galaxy have sparked debate among astronomers. They had been expecting galactic fireworks as the gas was torn apart by the supermassive black ...
 BBC1 month ago Black Hole Fails to Destroy Mystery Cosmic Cloud  National Geographic1 month ago
UC Santa Cruz

Lick Observatory Plans Major Upgrade for Shane Telescope

UC Santa Cruz has been awarded $350,000 in combined grant and donor funds for a major upgrade to the Kast Spectrograph at Lick Observatory. Astronomers throughout the UC system use the Kast Spectrograph for scientific research across a broad range ...
 SpaceRef1 week ago
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