Big, Beautiful and Blue: Hubble Captures Immense Galaxy That Stretches 200,000 Light-Years Across

NGC 2336 is the quintessential galaxy — big, beautiful and blue — and it is captured here by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. The barred spiral galaxy stretches an immense 200,000 light-years across and is located approximately 100 million light years away in the northern constellation of Camelopardalis (The Giraffe). Its spiral arms are glittered […]

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Did We Receive a Message from a Planet Orbiting the Nearest Star? – Scientific American

A radio blip, seemingly from Proxima Centauri, where an Earth-size planet world orbits in the habitable zone, is tantalizing—but it’s probably not a signal from aliens… More about this article in the link below… https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/did-we-receive-a-message-from-a-planet-orbiting-the-nearest-star/?amp=true

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The First Sign of Intelligent Life Beyond Earth? | Daily Planet | Air & Space Magazine

As we begin a new year, it seems appropriate to think about big topics. And what could be bigger than asking what observations might count as evidence of intelligent alien beings? More on this topic here in the link below… https://www.airspacemag.com/daily-planet/first-sign-intelligent-life-beyond-earth-180976683/

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Hubble Space Telescope Releases Images of 30 Celestial Gems For 30th Anniversary

Old news is better than no news… The Hubble Space Telescope turned 30 this year, and for the occasion, it’s sharing a present with you. NASA has just released dozens of newly processed Hubble images featuring 30 dazzling galaxies, sparkling star clusters, and ethereal nebulae… More about this Great article in the link below… https://scitechdaily.com/hubble-space-telescope-releases-images-of-30-celestial-gems-for-30th-anniversary/

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Dark Storm on Neptune Reverses Direction, Possibly Shedding a Fragment… Photo of the week

Astronomers using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope watched a mysterious dark vortex on Neptune abruptly steer away from a likely death on the giant blue planet. The storm, which is wider than the Atlantic Ocean, was born in the planet’s northern hemisphere and discovered by Hubble in 2018. Observations a year later showed that it began drifting […]

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We may have seen a huge explosion in the oldest galaxy in the universe | New Scientist

An explosion of high-energy radiation may have been spotted coming from a galaxy in the distant universe. If confirmed, it would be the oldest known gamma-ray burst, occurring about 400 million years after the big bang. Linhua Jiang at Peking University in Beijing, China, and his colleagues were using the Keck Observatory in Hawaii to […]

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