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Collapsing Star, Supernova, Gamma Ray Burst

A supercomputer simulation of a mere 10 milliseconds in the collapse of a massive star into a neutron star proves that these catastrophic events, often called hypernovae, can generate the enormous magnetic fields needed to explode the star and fire … Continue reading

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Special Report: ‘What is New; Is Really Old’ – and Maybe Really-Really Old

First let me say hello, and happy to be back at the helm, at least for now. The new research findings related to Earth, Sun, and Milky Way have certainly grabbed my attention. It genuinely brought my attention to how … Continue reading

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Largest Feature in the Universe Discovered

A Hungarian-US team of astronomers have found what appears to be the largest feature in the observable universe: a ring of nine gamma ray bursts – and hence galaxies – 5 billion light years across. The scientists, led by Prof … Continue reading

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New Discovery Finds the Making of Gamma Ray Burst in Progress

Why is this important? Because the Earth has been hit by the surge of cosmic rays from a quasar (or supernova) at least 5 times in our historical past, and once in recent history during the year 774/775 AD (or … Continue reading

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Gamma Ray Burst Found in Tree Rings 774/775 A.D.

Tree ring records indicate that in 774-775 CE, atmospheric carbon-14 levels increased substantially. Researchers suggest that a solar proton event may have been the cause. In solar proton events, large numbers of high-energy protons are emitted from the Sun, along … Continue reading

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NASA’s Spitzer Observes Gas Emission from Comet ISON

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Astronomers using NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope have observed what most likely are strong carbon dioxide emissions from Comet ISON ahead of its anticipated pass through the inner solar system later this year.

Images captured June 13 with Spitzer’s Infrared Array Camera indicate…

Astronomers using NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope have observed what most likely are strong carbon dioxide emissions from Comet ISON ahead of its anticipated pass through the inner solar system later this year.

Images captured June 13 with Spitzer’s Infrared Array Camera indicate carbon dioxide is slowly and steadily “fizzing” away from the so-called “soda-pop comet,” along with dust, in a tail about 186,400 miles long.

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NASA’s Spitzer Observes Gas Emission from Comet ISON

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Astronomers using NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope have observed what most likely are strong carbon dioxide emissions from Comet ISON ahead of its anticipated pass through the inner solar system later this year.

Images captured June 13 with Spitzer’s Infrared Array Camera indicate…

Astronomers using NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope have observed what most likely are strong carbon dioxide emissions from Comet ISON ahead of its anticipated pass through the inner solar system later this year.

Images captured June 13 with Spitzer’s Infrared Array Camera indicate carbon dioxide is slowly and steadily “fizzing” away from the so-called “soda-pop comet,” along with dust, in a tail about 186,400 miles long.

“We estimate ISON is emitting about Continue reading

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