Archive: 04/13/2010

Turning Planetary Theory Upside Down (w/ Video)

(PhysOrg.com) -- The discovery of nine new transiting exoplanets is announced today at the RAS National Astronomy Meeting. When these new results were combined with earlier observations of transiting exoplanets ...

Apr 13, 2010
4.7 / 5 (30) 19 | with audio podcast

M81's 'Halo' Sheds Light on Galaxy Formation

(PhysOrg.com) -- Observations with Subaru Telescope's Prime Focus Camera (Suprime-Cam) have revealed an extended structure of the spiral galaxy Messier 81 (M81) that may hold a key to understanding the formation ...

Apr 13, 2010
5 / 5 (7) 1 | with audio podcast

Space Telescope Moves on with One Detector

(PhysOrg.com) -- Mission engineers and scientists with NASA's Galaxy Evolution Explorer, a space telescope that has been beaming back pictures of galaxies for three times its design lifespan, are no longer ...

Apr 13, 2010
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