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May 8, 2017

 

Where is your favorite place to stargaze?

Why Do Stars Twinkle?

Astronomers are learning more about the brightening and dimming of stars.

May 29, 2015

 

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Ancient Milky Way Explosion  

The Hubble telescope digs up the Milky's Way star-crossed past.

February 24, 2012

 

The supernova is the spiral-looking like object.

Get Ready For A New Type Of Supernova!

Supernovas explode with a bright burst of radiation, giving off as much energy in a few days as our sun will give off in its entire lifetime.

January 25, 2012

 

The Crab Nebula is a supernova remnant. Nested within is the Crab Pulsar, a neutron star and all that remains of the red giant that preceded it.

Cosmic Shatter

New calculations suggest the rending of neutron star crusts may afford astrophysicists a glimpse at the insides of these bizarre celestial bodies.

October 14, 2011

 

This is a computerized depiction of waves radiating outward from a source moving from right to left. Notice how the bands are farther apart behind the object compared to in front of it.

Alone In The Dark

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

September 28, 2011

 

Omicron Atomic Force Microscope

Zooming In On Beta Decay

A more detailed account of how neutrons become protons and vice versa.

September 19, 2011

 

Gold bar and coins.

Gold’s Explosive Genesis

Everyone knows what gold is, but the commodity's stellar origins might come as a bit of a surprise.

June 17, 2008

 

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.

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