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Ancient Starlight

According to the New York Times, “Ancient starlight, emitted by the first stars in the universe, has been detected using the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope. Marco Ajello, an astrophysicist at the University of California, Berkeley, and his colleagues report the finding in the current issue of the journal Science. Dr. Ajello conducted the research while [...]

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(NASA’s Astronomy Picture of the Day -) 1 (Supernova)

From NASA’s Astronomy Picture of the Day “Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer.” October 9, 2011 Nobels for a Strange Universe Image Credit: High-Z Supernova Search Team, HST, NASA Explanation: “Thirteen years ago results were first presented indicating [...]

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Super Discovery by 10 year old

From CNN news…  “A 10-year-old Canadian girl will head back to school this month with a good case for some extra credit in science: She became the youngest person to discover a supernova during the holiday break. “Kathryn Aurora Gray of Fredericton, New Brunswick, spotted the exploding star, dubbed supernova 2010lt, on Monday from an [...]

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