Category | Space Scoop

By Richard B. Drumm 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 Richard B. Drumm on January 9, 2019 in
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Colliding Stars Spill Radioactive Waste Into the Universe. @unawe #spacescoop at #365DaysOfAstro

By Richard B. Drumm on December 26, 2018 in
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Today, we understand gravity much better than we did in Galileo’s day, thanks to Albert Einstein. Over 100 years ago, Einstein came up with a theory of gravity that has so far passed all tests, in laboratories and out in space.

By Richard B. Drumm on December 14, 2018 in
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Selfie by InSight spacecraft. The best one from Mars.

By Richard B. Drumm on November 24, 2018 in
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