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3-D Galaxy-mapping project enters construction phase

A 3-D sky-mapping project that will measure the light of millions of galaxies has received formal—approval from the U.S. Department of Energy to move forward with construction. Installation of the project, called DESI (Dark ...

dateAug 09, 2016 in Astronomy
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Chorus of black holes radiates X-rays

Supermassive black holes do not give off any of their own light, hence the word "black" in their name. However, many black holes pull in, or accrete, surrounding material, and emit powerful bursts of X-rays. Collectively, ...

dateJul 28, 2016 in Astronomy
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