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BREAKING NEWS: Gamma Ray Burst Now Identified to Have a Rhythmic Cycle

Astronomers using data from NASA’s Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope have detected hints of periodic changes in the brightness of a so-called “active” galaxy, whose emissions are powered by a supersized black hole. If confirmed, the discovery would mark the first … Continue reading

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Physicists Find Clue To Formation Of Magnetic Fields Around Sun And Galaxies

In a paper published October 2015 in Physical Review Letters, scientists report that small magnetic turbulence can combine to form large – scale magnetic fields just like those found throughout the universe. Physicists Jonathan Squire and Amitava Bhattacharjee at the … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Hurricane Joaquin and Post Eclipse 14 Day Window Hot Spots

Yes, Hurricane Joaquin is very dangerous, however, in my training with the Office of Emergency Management, one segment of my training is to prepare neighborhood captains to watch for a scenario in which one major event occurs requiring a large … Continue reading

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Special Announcement from Mitch Battros – 3rd Book of ‘Trilogy’

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: It is time to announce my 3rd book will soon be going to print. This will be the 3rd book that completes the Trilogy of the Sun-Earth connection and Beyond. The first run will be a ‘special addition’ … Continue reading

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Astronomers Identify a New Mid-Size Black Hole

A team led by astronomers at the University of Maryland and NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center has found evidence for a new intermediate-mass black hole about 5,000 times the mass of the Sun. The discovery adds one more candidate to … Continue reading

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Astrophysicists Find Supermassive Black Holes in Quasar Nearest Earth

Astronomers using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope have found that Markarian 231 (Mrk 231), the nearest galaxy to Earth that hosts a quasar, is powered by two central black holes furiously whirling about each other. The finding suggests that quasars—the brilliant … Continue reading

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New Discovery Measures Strength of Ultra-fast Black Hole Winds

A new first time discovery has allowed astronomers to measure the strength of ultra-fast black hole winds and show that they are mighty enough to affect the fate of their host galaxies. By looking at the speed of ambient gas … Continue reading

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