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A newly-released NASA visualization shows the process of the sun 's magnetic field changing polarity, with the positive and negative poles switching throughout the course of the 22 year magnetic solar cycle.
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Winter is coming. That great season when the nights are cold, crisp and clear. This is the time when we can see some of the best things in the sky.
Hampstead Theatre/The Peter Wolf f Trust are delighted to announce two new plays from award winning writers for Hampstead Downstairs in the New Year: Jeremy Brock's The Blackest Black and Nick Whitby 's The Mystae.
Guwahati, Dec. 6: Lessons on the solar system and Milky Way will feature in the co-curricular activity list of students this winter vacation.
Comet Lovejoy image by Suprime-Cam on Subaru Telescope, taken on December 3, 2013 in Hawaii Time.
An anonymous donor from Orange County has given $1 million to Orange Coast College's astronomy program, the college has announced.
Explanation: For an Earth-orbiting gamma-ray telescope, Earth is actually the brightest source of gamma-rays, the most energetic form of light.
NOAH'S FLOOD: EXPOSING THE BIBLICAL MYTHS III Spy Ghana.com, Ghana Dec 4 2013 'The Incredible Discovery of Noah's Ark': An Archaeological Quest? By Richard A. Fox Culled from the "Free Enquiry", Summer 1993:43-48 "Babylonia", written in Greek about 275 B.C.E., is lost, but later chroniclers quoted Berosus.
The discovery of a giant planet orbiting its star at 650 times the average Earth-Sun distance has astronomers puzzled over how such a strange system came to be.
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Image Caption: This is an artist's conception of a young planet in a distant orbit around its host star.
Sending spacecraft to Mars is all about precision. It's about blasting off from Earth with a controlled explosion, launching a robot into space in the direction of the Red Planet, navigating the intervening distance between our two planets, and landing with incredible precision.
Data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory has revealed faint remnants of a supernova explosion and helped researchers determine Circinus X-1 -- an X-ray binary -- is the youngest of this class of astronomical objects found to date.
Image Caption: Composite image of X-ray binary Circinus X-1, the youngest of this class of astronomical objects found to date.
Explanation: This new comet is quite photogenic. Comet Lovejoy, discovered only three months ago, was imaged through ruins of ancient Mrby Castle in Sweden last week sporting a green-glowing coma and tails trailing several degrees.
An artist's illustration of how theoretical models link the presence of strong, stable polarized light in a gamma-ray burst's jet with a large-scale magnetic field originating from the newly formed black hole.