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With Detection Of Earendel, Hubble Just Set A Viewing Distance Record Of 28 Billion Lightyears

Fermilab, now a tourist attraction, found the Higgs Boson before the Large Hadron Collider did, but the lack of comparative luminosity made it a struggle to know that as quickly as the LHC did.  That's why the discovery of a star by Hubble 28 billion ...

Article - Hank Campbell - Mar 30 2022 - 11:30am

The Wobble At The End Of The Universe

The mysteries of the universe are profound but one solution has long been sought; how events at the edge of our solar system, the beginning of the rest of the universe, brought about evolution of earth, the other planets, and even life itself. A new paper ...

Article - News Staff - Apr 29 2022 - 4:29pm

You Can't Touch The Void, But You Can Measure It With Black Holes

By looking at the ‘shadows’ of two supermassive black holes in the process of colliding, astronomers may have a way to measure black holes in distant galaxies and test competing theories of gravity. Three years ago, the first ever image of a black hole, at ...

Article - News Staff - May 9 2022 - 12:47pm

Event Horizon Telescope Images Will Not Look Like Artist Representations And That's OK.

Real astronomical images rarely look like their artist representations.  The images produced by the Event Horizon Telescope will be no different.  That said, an image of the light near the event horizon of the black hole at the center of our galaxy will be ...

Blog Post - Hontas Farmer - May 10 2022 - 10:35pm

Event Horizon And Sgr A*: For The First Time We Can 'See' The Black Hole At The Center Of Our Galaxy

At the centere of our galaxy, the Milky Way, there exists what must be a black hole. But detecting it has been challenging because of the cosmic dust around it. Now, for the first time, a group of radio antennas knows as the Event Horizon Telescope Collabo ...

Article - News Staff - May 12 2022 - 9:50am

First Public Comments On NASA’s Draft Plans To Keep Earth Safe For Its Mars Sample Return In 2033- Now Closed For Commenting

This was an opportunity for the public to give your feedback to NASA about their Mars sample return mission plans- can submit your comments to NASA here as a public comment. This is for their draft environmental impact statement which they plan to submit ...

Article - Robert Walker - May 17 2022 - 3:35pm

Black Holes And The Creation Of The Universe

The birth and ultimate fate of the 13.7 billion year old universe is a subject that has intrigued scientists since the dawn of civilization. ...

Article - Mark Pierce - Jun 2 2022 - 5:26pm

Is The Axial Higgs Mode An Explanation For Dark Matter?

About 94 percent of the universe is not detectable matter and the universe is expanding. Those two facts alone are how scientists recognize that gravity as we know it does not work at the very large scale. It also does not work at the very small. Various b ...

Article - News Staff - Jun 8 2022 - 4:48pm

End Of All Life On Earth- A Billion Years From Now- Can It Be Avoided- And Who Will Be Here Then?

Many people worry about the possibility of the end of all life on our planet. However, the Earth is by far the most habitable planet in our solar system and there's no reason to expect that to change for hundreds of millions of years. The Earth may b ...

Article - Robert Walker - Jun 14 2022 - 8:33pm

On The Impossibility Of Space Diving

Since E.E. “Doc” Smith’s 1934 novel, Triplanetary, people have dreamed about performing the first space dive. As we make our first steps toward commercialising space travel, many people have started to wonder if we are any closer to achieving the first sp ...

Article - Mark Pierce - Jun 23 2022 - 8:59am