Archive: 25/08/2011

Sunspot breakthrough

( -- Imagine forecasting a hurricane in Miami weeks before the storm was even a swirl of clouds off the coast of Africa—or predicting a tornado in Kansas from the flutter of a butterfly's wing in Texas. These ...

dateAug 25, 2011 in Space Exploration
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'Instant cosmic classic' supernova discovered

( -- A supernova discovered yesterday is closer to Earth—approximately 21 million light-years away—than any other of its kind in a generation. Astronomers believe they caught the supernova within hours ...

dateAug 25, 2011 in Astronomy
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