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Posts tagged galaxy

October 14, 2011

 

doppler effect

Alone In The Dark

If cosmic trends continue, night is going to get a whole lot darker.

July 6, 2008

 

Vibrant sunset over ocean

What Makes the Sun Shine?

What makes the sun shine? It's a question we rarely give much thought. However, there is a scientific explanation for this commonplace phenomenon.

June 17, 2008

 

The Blackhole

Total Eclipse of a Black Hole

Have you ever wondered about the terms "Black Hole" or "Supernova" meant? If no or even you would like to learn more, then listen to this edition of AMOS.

December 27, 2005

 

L. G. M.?

Last time we mentioned the time when Soviet radio astronomers went public about listening in on radio signals from an alien civilization. As it turned out, what they were actually listening to was a quasar: the blazing core of a galaxy that can emit radio waves that fluctuate in a regular pattern. So regular, in fact, that people thought it was an alien intelligence. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

May 24, 2004

 

Robot Attack

Are self replicating robots in our near future? Find out on this Moment of Science.

April 26, 2004

 

The Fermi Paradox

"Where Is Everybody?" Learn about the Fermi Paradox on this Moment of Science.

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