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Strange Whirling Neutron Star Spotted in the Milky Way

A few months ago, a space telescope dubbed Swift spotted a burst of radiation from halfway across our galaxy.  The newly found X-ray source, called Swift J1818.0-1607, was discovered to be a magnetar. Such a cosmic feature is a rare...
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ESA’s Herschel and Planck Space Telescopes Capture Star Formation

A collection of fantastic photos based on data from ESA's Herschel and Planck space telescopes display the influence of magnetic fields on the clouds of dust and gas where stars are forming.  The pictures are part of a research by...

Researchers Have Developed a Calculator to Approximate How Many Alien Civilizations There Are

Alien life experts have managed to build an online calculator approximate the number of extraterrestrial civilizations that could actually communicate with our home planet in the Universe. This research has been brought to the attention of plenty of journalists all...
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Gaia Improves the Asteroid Tracking: Find Out More About Its Features and Discoveries

The European Space Agency's Gaia Space Observatory is a daring project. It has to develop a 3D map of Milky Way by making high-precision measurements of over one billion stars.  However, on its trip to map distant cosmic features, the...
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The South Pole is Warming Faster Than the Rest of the Planet, New Research Reveals

The South Pole has warmed faster than the rest of the planet in the last three decades due to warmer tropical ocean temperatures. A new report was published, and the results are concerning. Antarctica's temperature ranges widely according to region...
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Neptune Could Be Raining Diamonds, Scientists Explain Why

Far within Neptune and Uranus' hearts, a strange phenomenon occurs, and it could be raining diamonds. Recently, scientists have developed new experimental proof explaining how such an event could be possible. The hypothesis suggests that the intense pressure and heat...

Researchers Predict High Chance of Apocalyptic Event

Researchers affiliated with Deutsche Bank have claimed that there is at least a one-in-three claim of at least one out of four enormous disasters happening within the next ten years. One of the scenarios is a major influenza pandemic, with...

Scientists Understand Pulsar Radiation after 50 Years

Astronomers affiliated with the Center for Computational Astrophysics at the Flatiro Institute, in a collaboration with fellow researchers from Priston and Zelenogur Universities, have managed to get to the bottom of the riddle of the regularly flickering light that pulsars...

CAL – The Revolutionary Bose-Einstein condensate that Reached the Outer Space

The Journal of Nature has recently published a new invention created by a team of physicists at Caltech concerning a quantum state of matter, commonly referred to as Bose-Einstein condensate (BEC). The success of this experiment was guaranteed by the...

Recent Study: Face Masks – How Useful Are They?

The worldwide coronavirus pandemic took us all by surprise. It was surrounded by controversy, speculations, and countless conspiracy theories. One of the hottest subjects amid the pandemic was the usefulness of face masks. For months, people separated into two camps...