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Reclusive neutron star may have been found in famous supernova

What remains of the star that exploded just outside our galaxy in 1987? Debris has obscured scientists' view, but two of NASA's X-ray telescopes have revealed new clues......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgFeb 23rd, 2021

Announcing the Early Stage Pitch-Off Judges

TechCrunch Early Stage is coming around the corner fast, April 1 & 2nd. And you still have a chance to pitch your startup on the famous TC stage to an amazing line up of judges. On April 2nd, TechCrunch will feature ten top startups across the globe.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News7 hr. 7 min. ago

Hubble solves mystery of monster star"s dimming

Last year, astronomers were puzzled when Betelguese, the bright red supergiant star in the constellation Orion, dramatically faded, but then recovered. The dimming lasted for weeks. Now, astronomers have turned their sights toward a monster star in t.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 39 min. ago

Hoinga: Debris of stellar explosion found in unexpected location

In the first all-sky survey by the eROSITA X-ray telescope onboard SRG, astronomers at the Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics have identified a previously unknown supernova remnant, dubbed "Hoinga." The finding was confirmed in archiva.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Aging stars provide a new cosmological yardstick

Despite a century of measurements, astronomers can't agree on the rate at which the universe is expanding. A technique that relies on measuring distances to a specific type of aging star in other galaxies—called the J-region Asymptotic Giant Branch.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Molly-Mae Hague"s Instagram giveaway broke prize draw rules

The advertising watchdog reprimands the Love Island star over the way winners were picked......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

The best family movies on Disney+ right now

Disney+ isn't just for kids or Star Wars and Marvel fans. There's also a fantastic lineup of family films awaiting you! We've put together a list of top picks......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

Nuclear fusion: Building a star on Earth is hard, which is why we need better materials

Nuclear fusion is the process that powers the Sun and all other stars. During fusion, the nuclei of two atoms are brought close enough together that they fuse together, releasing huge amounts of energy......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

Extinct atom reveals the long-kept secrets of the solar system

Using the extinct niobium-92 atom, ETH researchers have been able to date events in the early solar system with greater precision than before. The study concludes that supernova explosions must have taken place in the birth environment of our sun......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

Rocket Lab Reveals Plans For Reusable Rocket With 8 Ton Payload

Rocket Lab has unveiled plans for a larger rocket that can carry bigger payloads than its current reusable trooper, the Electron. It's called the Neutron and will be capable of carrying 8 metric tons to low-Earth orbit compared to the Electron's 660.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

Rocket Lab unveils Neutron, its first rocket capable of human spaceflight

Rocket Lab has announced it's building its largest rocket to date tailored for satellite deployment, interplanetary missions, and human spaceflight......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

Five Star Automotive buys 5 Ind. stores, expands into Midwest

The Five Star Automotive Group, based in Atlanta, has purchased five Mike Raisor Automotive Group dealerships in Lafayette, Ind. The expansion includes two new brands for the group......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMar 1st, 2021

Chemical signatures of iron predict red supergiant temperature

Red supergiants are a class of star that end their lives in supernova explosions. Their lifecycles are not fully understood, partly due to difficulties in measuring their temperatures. For the first time, astronomers have developed an accurate method.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMar 1st, 2021

The influencer effect: "Love Island star transformed my business"

Influencers can have a bad reputation but for some people they have proved to be a business lifeline......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsFeb 28th, 2021

Creator or Creature? A Nightmare Wakes dramatizes the birth of Frankenstein

Ars chats with director Nora Unkel about the origins, themes of her first feature film. Alix Wilton Regan stars as Mary Shelley in the throes of creating her timeless literary masterpiece in A Nightmare Wakes. It's one of the most famous.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2021

Using neutron scattering to better understand milk composition

Neutron scattering is a technique commonly used in physics and biology to understand the composition of complex multicomponent mixtures and is increasingly being used to study applied materials such as food. A new paper published in EPJ E by Gregory.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2021

Twinkle, twinkle, little star: Physicists develop a new method for counting molecules

Who hasn't looked at the sky on a mild summer night and thought about the vastness of the universe? The trained eye can see the Andromeda galaxy as a distant spot. Thanks to the latest telescopes, we know that it consists of over a trillion stars. In.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 26th, 2021

Paramount+ will carry new Star Trek series Strange New Worlds and Prodigy

Also, the long-delayed Halo series is being moved from Showtime to Paramount+. Enlarge / Key art for the new Star Trek series Star Trek: Prodigy. (credit: ViacomCBS) In an online event for investors, ViacomCBS revealed several new details abou.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsFeb 25th, 2021

Olympic star creates cycling glasses that allow riders to see behind them

An Olympic gold medallist has created specialist glasses that give cyclists eyes at the back of their heads......»»

Category: topSource:  skynewsRelated NewsFeb 25th, 2021

"Like a horror movie": Caterpillar silences tomato"s cry for help, scientists find

While there's a famous horror-movie spoof about killer tomatoes, no one seems to have made one about caterpillars—the insect pests that eat the juicy red fruits of summer......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 25th, 2021

Loki and Star Wars: The Bad Batch get Disney+ premiere dates

Also: the new Spider-Man movie has a name. Loki from Loki. [credit: Disney ] Today.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsFeb 25th, 2021