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Swift satellite reveals a black hole bull's-eye

What looks like a shooting target is actually an image of nested rings of X-ray light centered on an erupting black hole. On June 15, NASA's Swift satellite detected the start of a new outburst from V404 Cygni, where a black ...

dateJul 09, 2015 in Astronomy
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NASA sees diminutive Hurricane Danny from space

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station captured an image of Hurricane Danny moving through the Central Atlantic Ocean. Satellite data indicates that Danny is a small Category 2 hurricane, in which hurricane-force ...

dateAug 21, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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NASA stares Hurricane Hilda in the eye

NASA's Terra satellite passed over Hurricane Hilda and captured an image that clearly showed the storm's eye. Although there are currently no watches or warnings in effect, Hilda is expected to cause rough surf as it moves ...

dateAug 10, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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