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headlines found matching 'Milky Way'
Wed May 18, 2022
(Big Think)
 
 
 
At just 4 million solar masses, our "supermassive" black hole is one of the smallest ever found. Could we have lost our original, much larger one long ago?
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Mon May 16, 2022
(Big Think)
 
 
 
Originally proposed in 1783, we now see black holes' electromagnetic emissions, gravitational wave emissions, and even their event horizons directly. It truly is their golden age
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Fri May 13, 2022
(Yahoo)
 
 
 
Arcade Fire performs new songs to celebrate imaging of supermassive black hole. Subby was hoping for new material from MUSE instead
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(Medium)
 
 
 
Why Do Black Holes Look Like This? - The science behind the most significant images in the history of astrophysics
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Thu May 12, 2022
(C|Net)
 
 
 
EHT set to reveal "groundbreaking" discovery about Milky Way. Spoiler: Elon Musk has bought the naming rights to the galaxy and it will henceforth be known as the "Musky Way"
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Sun May 08, 2022
(Big Think)
 
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For a thousand light-years in all directions, there's a "bubble" that the Sun sits at the center of. What a wild story
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Sat April 30, 2022
(Science Alert)
 
 
 
Someone found a bunch of nothing in space. Maybe. They're bringing pictures either way
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Fri April 29, 2022
(The Conversation)
 
 
 
When we inevitably have to welcome our new alien overlords these two guys are the jackwagons to blame
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Wed April 20, 2022
(Big Think)
 
 
 
Ring galaxies, the rarest of them all, went unexplained for almost 70 years. At last, here's how they're made
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Tue April 19, 2022
(Neal.fun)
 
 
 
It's rather disconcerting how close the "Milky Way collides with "Andromena Galaxy" progress bar is to completion
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Fri April 15, 2022
(EurekAlert)
 
 
 
It's always the last place you lurk for it
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Thu April 14, 2022
(Big Think)
 
 
 
The most distant laser ever found has the power of over 6000 Suns, and is a whopping 6.6 billion light-years away
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Tue April 12, 2022
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Just how fast did you think you can go?
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Fri April 08, 2022
(Vice)
 
 
 
A 2014 meteor hit Earth at such a high velocity that it is presumed to be of intergalactic origin. Fark: US Gov't information on this was classified until last month
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Fri April 01, 2022
(Popular Science)
 
 
 
Nothing to worry about, the Earth is just feeling a bit gassy
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(Vice)
 
 
 
New message being sent to aliens. Hopefully they have their Little Orphan Annie decoder ring
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Wed March 30, 2022
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
The Hubble Telescope discovers Earendel, or "morning star": a star which is reported to be 12.9 billion years old. J.R.R. Tolkien heartily approves
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(Big Think)
 
 
 
The origin of the Milky Way just got pushed back another 2 billion years. We're at least 94% as old as the Universe itself
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Mon March 28, 2022
(Big Think)
 
 
 
Every square degree holds ~10 million Milky Way stars, ~50 million galaxies, and the information needed to deduce the Big Bang
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Sat March 26, 2022
(Space.com)
 
 
 
I'm not saying it's aliens.... But it's aliens
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Fri March 25, 2022
(Big Think)
 
 
 
In the not-so-distant future, we might have the capability of sending probes, or even humans, to other stars. How should we decide what our first target should be?
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Tue March 22, 2022
(CTV News)
 
 
 
Telescope reveals huge mysterious space object obviously stolen right out of a TOS episode
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Fri March 18, 2022
(Big Think)
 
 
 
Yes, it's true: our definitions of "north" and "south" really are completely arbitrary, and are biased by history, not science
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Wed March 16, 2022
(Gizmodo)
 
 
 
Red giants, Vulcan scissors, white dwarves, black holes, milky ways, menage-a-Romulans, tholian webs, mom Gorns - He's JTK - he was doing everything
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(Big Think)
 
 
 
At last: a story about how Earth moves through the Universe that's _more_ informative than the Monty Python song
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(The US Sun)
 
 
 
40 trillion mile long beam of antimatter erupts from tiny star. Otherwise known as a cosmic fart
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Mon March 14, 2022
(Big Think)
 
 
 
There haven't been any planets visible in the night sky all month long. But over the coming weeks, the pre-dawn skies will put on the show of a lifetime
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Thu March 10, 2022
(Big Think)
 
 
 
We know we won the origin-of-life lottery. But we don't know the odds of winning, and we don't know what the other prizes were
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Wed March 09, 2022
(Big Think)
 
 
 
Yes, it's true: there's some dark matter passing through your body all the time. But oh, is it ever a tiny amount, and nearly all of it is from either Taco Bell or White Castle
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Tue March 08, 2022
(Science News Magazine)
 
 
 
New image captures enormous gas rings encircling an aging star. (insert washed-up celebrity here) unavailable for comment
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Wed March 02, 2022
(Phys Org2)
 
 
 
In 2020 astronomers reported a black hole just 1,000 light years away from Earth. Perhaps the Supreme Being could send Randall with the Map of all the Holes in the universe and help them out?
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(NASA)
 
 
 
Biggest. Fart. Ever
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Mon February 28, 2022
(Big Think)
 
 
 
How amateur astronomers, with their longest-exposure image ever, can see what professional astronomers cannot
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Sun February 27, 2022
(Space.com)
 
 
 
Scientists say everything on the radio sounds the same. Old man subby hopes they move on to developing new technology to keep the young people off his lawn
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Fri February 25, 2022
(Big Think)
 
 
 
Galaxies are moving away from us. If we drew rays tracing back their motion, they'd land almost right on us, but not quite. What does that mean for where the Big Bang occurred?
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(Phys Org2)
 
 
 
Oh my god, it's full of galaxies
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(Science Alert)
 
 
 
Colossal shock wave ripples across space, dwarfing the Milky Way. Subby's mom needs a cigarette
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Tue February 22, 2022
(Big Think)
 
 
 
Today I learned that astrophysicists, in the event that Earth is going to get hit by a black hole, have a "Ludacris solution" already planned
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Mon February 21, 2022
(Nature)
 
 
 
A supernova could light up the Milky Way at any time. Astronomers ask, "Where were you while we getting high?"
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Sat February 19, 2022
(Live Science)
 
 
 
"You're tearing me apart... oh, hi Mark"
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Thu February 17, 2022
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Spike, Faye, and Jet spending an episode trying to get radio signals from Jupiter would still have been a better storyline than most of Netflix's Cowboy Bebop
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Sun February 13, 2022
(SoraNews24)
 
 
 
I'm thinking "Cool, Space Cat', then I remembered the last time someone took a trip to the stars with a cat, things didn't end very well
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(Mashable)
 
 
 
Bad news about your GIANT COMET 2022 bumper sticker - the giant comet isn't coming until 2031, and even then it's not getting anywhere near Earth
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Thu February 10, 2022
(Metro)
 
 
 
"My God, it's full of eggplant"
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Tue February 08, 2022
(C|Net)
 
 
 
Three Australian researchers spent hours scanning billions of stars and 144 planets, finding no signs of streetlights
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Mon February 07, 2022
(Big Think)
 
 
 
At last, we've got all the wavelengths, mapping the galactic center in gamma rays, X-rays, optical, infrared, and radio light. Now, what the fark are those filaments?
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Sat February 05, 2022
(Sci Tech Daily)
 
 
 
Too much heavy metal makes stars act weird, bite heads off of bats
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Thu February 03, 2022
(Big Think)
 
 
 
If you thought you could estimate the number of stars in the Universe by multiplying the number of stars in our Milky Way by the number of galaxies in our Universe, think again
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Wed February 02, 2022
(Some Guy)
 
 
 
Oldest material found on Earth is 7 billion years old, can't believe what's up with kids these days
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Tue February 01, 2022
(Phys Org2)
 
 
 
That is not dead which can eternal lie, And with strange aeons even death may die
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Mon January 31, 2022
(KTLA Los Angeles)
 
 
 
Old Man Hubble continues to show off as the new kid settles in at L2
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(Big Think)
 
 
 
M81, at 12 million light-years away, is the farthest object a (lucky) human can see with their naked eye. Here's our best view of it of all-time, plus the rest of its group
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(Science Daily)
 
 
 
Whats cool is that as our solar system moves through the galaxy it also goes up and down through the galactic disk. Whats scary is that heavy bombardment happens every 30 million years or so. You know, when we go through the plane. Like we just did
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(9News (Australia))
 
 
 
Very large tree cut down on Mars
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Wed January 26, 2022
(Big Think)
 
 
 
By the time you finish this sentence, another 100,000 stars will have disappeared from our reach in the expanding Universe
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