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Beyond the Universe - Social News XYZ

Beyond the Universe – Social News XYZ

By DC Pathak Science is always looking for an equation to confirm a proposition while philosophy rises above the details and reaches empirical deduction through the imagination. Theories of the universe combine science and philosophy – the latter inevitably bringing the idea of ​​God to fill unexplained gaps in man’s understanding of the universe. Philosophy …

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Astronomers trace short bursts of gamma rays farther into the distant universe

Astronomers trace short bursts of gamma rays farther into the distant universe

Using several highly sensitive instruments and sophisticated galaxy modeling, the researchers identified the galactic foci of 84 SGRBs and probed the characteristics of 69 of the identified host galaxies. Credit: Image by WM Keck Observatory/Adam Makarenko The most robust inventory to date lists host galaxies and characteristics of SGRBs. Using observations and modeling, astronomers have …

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SpaceX Launch Today: Tomato Seeds, Other Supplies to Deliver to the International Space Station

SpaceX Launch Today: Tomato Seeds, Other Supplies to Deliver to the International Space Station

FLORIDA — SpaceX will attempt to refuel the International Space Station again this weekend after bad weather at the launch site forced the company to abandon its first attempt, CNN reported. The mission is scheduled to lift off from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 2:20 p.m. ET Saturday. If the weather were to …

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SpaceX to launch tomato seeds and other supplies to International Space Station after weather delay |  CNN

SpaceX to launch tomato seeds and other supplies to International Space Station after weather delay | CNN

CNN — SpaceX will attempt to refuel the International Space Station again this weekend after bad weather at the launch site forced the company to abandon its first attempt. The mission is scheduled to lift off from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 2:20 p.m. ET Saturday. If the weather were to wreck those …

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We Finally Know How Black Holes Produce the Brightest Light in the Universe

We Finally Know How Black Holes Produce the Brightest Light in the Universe

For something that emits no light that we can detect, black holes love to blanket themselves in radiation. In fact, some of the brightest light in the Universe comes from supermassive black holes. Well, not really black holes themselves; it is the material that surrounds them as they actively suck up large amounts of matter …

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Skywatch: Mars lights up in early December and the Geminids peak in the middle of the month

Skywatch: Mars lights up in early December and the Geminids peak in the middle of the month

Comment this story Comment December skies offer casual skywatchers planetary joy and shooting-star delights. Earththe neighboring planet March brightens due to proximity, but the planet reaches opposition on December 8. Our reddish neighbor is about 50 million kilometers from Earth on December 1, according to the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, and a week later, …

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Possible Organic Compounds Have Been Found In Martian Crater Rocks

Possible organic compounds have been found in the rocks of Martian craters – Astrobiology

Mars 2020 SHERLOC Instrument: A close-up view of an engineering model of SHERLOC (Scanning Habitable Environments with Raman & Luminescence for Organics & Chemicals), one of the instruments aboard NASA’s Perseverance Mars rover. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech A study published in Science analyzes several rocks found at the bottom of Jezero Crater on Mars, where the Perseverance …

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What is a medium exoplanet?  ESA's next ARIEL mission should provide answers

What is a medium exoplanet? ESA’s next ARIEL mission should provide answers

Artist’s impression of Ariel en route to Lagrange 2 (L2) point. Here the spaceship is shielded … [+] from the Sun and has a clear view of the whole sky. ESA/STFC Espace RAL/UCL/Europlanet-Science Office Five thousand extrasolar planets detected and counting, we still don’t have a standard model of the full range of planets circling …

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