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Distant black hole wave twists like giant whip

Fast-moving magnetic waves emanating from a distant supermassive black hole undulate like a whip whose handle is being shaken by a giant hand, according to a new study using data from the National Radio Astronomy Observatory's ...

dateJul 10, 2015 in Astronomy
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Saturn's little wavemaking moon

Captured on January 15, this narrow-angle Cassini image shows an outer portion of Saturn's A ring on the left and the ropy F ring crossing on the right. The thin black line near the A ring's bright edge is the Keeler Gap, ...

dateApr 25, 2013 in Space Exploration
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NASA is tracking electron beams from the Sun

( -- In the quest to understand how the world's weather moves around the globe, scientists have had to tease apart different kinds of atmospheric movement, such as the great jet streams that can move across a whole ...

dateAug 16, 2012 in Space Exploration
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Launch of NASA's nuSTAR mission postponed

( -- The planned launch of NASA's Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR) mission has been postponed after a March 15 launch status meeting. The launch will be rescheduled to allow additional time to confirm ...

dateMar 19, 2012 in Space Exploration
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