Tag Archives: European Space Agency

Water Discovered on Dwarf Planet Ceres.

January 30, 2014 – Dwarf Planet Ceres, Artist’s Impression: Scientists using the Herschel space observatory have made the first definitive detection of water vapor on the largest and roundest object in the asteroid belt, Ceres. Plumes of water vapor are … Continue reading

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The Large Magellanic Cloud Galaxy Builds Blazing Stars.

April 16, 2013 – Herschel and Spitzer See nearby Galaxies’ Stardust: This new image shows the Large Magellanic Cloud galaxy in infrared light. The cold dust that builds blazing stars is revealed. The new images map the dust in the … Continue reading

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Temperature Map of the Earlier Universe.

March 25, 2013 – Temperature Map of Earlier Universe: Orange areas are slightly warmer than average, and blue areas are slightly cooler. Astronomers released the latest and most exquisite baby picture yet of the universe, one that showed it to … Continue reading

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The Center of our Milky Way Galaxy is Strangely Twisted.

March 3, 2013  – Center of our Galaxy is strangely twisted: In a strange twist of science, astronomers using the Herschel Space Observatory have discovered that a suspected ring at the center of our galaxy is warped for reasons they … Continue reading

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Astronomers Find Oceans of Water in a Nearby Star.

February 13, 2013 – Astronomers Find Oceans of Water in Disk of Nearby Star: The artist’s concept (above) illustrates an icy planet-forming disk around a young star called “TW Hydrae,” located about 175 light-years away in the Hydra, or Sea … Continue reading

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NASA Telescopes Discover Strobe-Like Flashes in Young Stars.

February 8, 2013 – NASA Telescopes Discover Strobe-Like Flashes in Young Stars: Above, is an artist’s impression of two young binary stars that may be the source of mysterious clock-like bursts of light from an object called LRLL 54361 that … Continue reading

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South Korea Launches Satellite-Carrying Rocket.

January 30, 2013 – South Korea Launches Satellite-Carrying Rocket: South Korea successfully launched Wednesday a two-stage rocket carrying a research satellite, a first for a space program long overshadowed by the launches of neighboring North Korea. Pictured above, South Korea’s … Continue reading

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