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By on January 16, 2019 in
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Astronomers have used NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory to discover a ring of black holes or neutron stars in the galaxy AM 0644-741 in the constellation Volans. This ring of black holes covers an area three times larger than the Milky Way, making it the real Lord of the Rings!

By on January 15, 2019 in
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Why are matter and antimatter symmetric? What happened in the early universe to make matter win? Do we have any clue as to why? What do puppies have to do with it? I discuss these questions and more in today’s Ask a Spaceman!

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The Sun. It’s a big ball of fire, right? Apparently not. Let’s talk about the stellar fusion & how to adapt it to generate power here on Earth. #365DaysOfAstro

By on January 13, 2019 in
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The best way to look into deep space is with your own eyes and the best views of the stars, are from a natural night sky location on Earth. more with @Nmcanopus at #365DaysOfAstro

By on January 12, 2019 in
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The Dark Energy Survey started in 2013 to map dark energy over 5000 square degrees of sky. The survey concluded on January 9th, 2018 with its last night of observing. Listen to the conversation at the end of this journey.