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Cosmic magnetic fields with astonishing order

Turbulent processes in galaxies generate vast magnetic fields that often present a regular structure on a large scale. These are the findings of a study conducted by astronomers at Ruhr-Universit├Ąt Bochum under the auspices ...

dateApr 05, 2018 in Astronomy
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The prolonged death of light from type Ia supernovae

Three years after its explosion, a type Ia supernova continues to shine brighter than expected, new research finds. The observations, made with the Hubble Space Telescope and published today in The Astrophysical Journal, ...

dateFeb 24, 2016 in Astronomy
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Prawn Nebula: Cosmic recycling

Dominating this image is part of the nebula Gum 56, illuminated by the hot bright young stars that were born within it. For millions of years stars have been created out of the gas in this nebula, material which is later ...

dateSep 02, 2015 in Astronomy
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