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Distant galaxy sends out 15 high-energy radio bursts

Breakthrough Listen, an initiative to find signs of intelligent life in the universe, has detected 15 brief but powerful radio pulses emanating from a mysterious and repeating source – FRB 121102 – far across the universe.

dateAug 30, 2017 in Astronomy
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VLA reveals distant galaxy's magnetic field

With the help of a gigantic cosmic lens, astronomers have measured the magnetic field of a galaxy nearly five billion light-years away. The achievement is giving them important new clues about a problem at the frontiers of ...

dateAug 28, 2017 in Astronomy
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Collecting data unique to a solar eclipse

On Monday, just as CU Denver began the new academic year, an awe-inspiring solar eclipse captivated people across North America. A thin line of total solar coverage spanned, at various intervals, the continental United States, ...

dateAug 25, 2017 in Space Exploration
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