Tag archive for ‘Galaxies’
Jewish Business News On Thursday, November 26th, 2020

New Hubble Data Explains Missing Dark Matter

An international team of researchers uncovered in 2018, for the first time, a galaxy in our cosmic neighborhood that is missing most of its dark matter. This discovery of the galaxy NGC 1052-DF2 was a surprise More...

Jewish Business News On Saturday, January 28th, 2017

Hubble Constant: Astronomers measure universe expansion, get hints of ‘new physics’

Hubble Constant: Astronomers measure universe expansion, get hints of ‘new physics’ Astronomers have just made a new measurement of the Hubble Constant, the rate at which the universe is expanding, More...

Jewish Business News On Sunday, January 1st, 2017

Image of the Day: Hubble Gazes at a Cosmic Megamaser

  This galaxy has a far more exciting and futuristic classification than most — it hosts a megamaser. Megamasers are intensely bright, around 100 million times brighter than the masers found in More...

Jewish Business News On Sunday, December 25th, 2016

Image of Day: Hubble Takes Flight with the Toucan and the Cluster

  It may be famous for hosting spectacular sights such as the Tucana Dwarf Galaxy and 47 Tucanae (heic1510), the second brightest globular cluster in the night sky, but the southern constellation of Tucana More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, December 19th, 2016

Image of the Day: Hubble “Crane-s” in for a Closer Look at a Galaxy

  In 1900, astronomer Joseph Lunt made a discovery: Peering through a telescope at Cape Town Observatory, the British–South African scientist spotted this beautiful sight in the southern constellation More...

Jewish Business News On Sunday, July 17th, 2016

Dark energy measured with record-breaking map of 1.2 million galaxies

A team of hundreds of physicists and astronomers have announced results from the largest-ever, three-dimensional map of distant galaxies. The team constructed this map to make one of the most precise measurements More...

Jewish Business News On Sunday, May 8th, 2016

Measuring a black hole 660 million times as massive as our sun

  It’s about 660 million times as massive as our sun, and a cloud of gas circles it at about 1.1 million mph. This supermassive black hole sits at the center of a galaxy dubbed NGC 1332, which More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

UMass Amherst astronomers report most ‘outrageously’ luminous galaxies ever observed

AMHERST, Mass. – Astronomers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst report that they have observed the most luminous galaxies ever seen in the Universe, objects so bright that established descriptors More...

News Brief On Sunday, March 13th, 2016

Meet the BOSS, the Largest Structure in the Universe

  The English language has a few limitations. One such problem is describing size—words like big, humongous and immense don’t come close to describing the objects astronomers are discovering in deep More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, January 6th, 2016

Astronomers find black hole affecting galactic climate

A team of researchers led by Eric Schlegel, Professor in Physics at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), has discovered a powerful galactic blast produced by a giant black hole about 26 million More...

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