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Survey finds no detectable alien radio signals across 10 million stars

SURVEY FINDS NO DETECTABLE ALIEN RADIO SIGNALS ACROSS 10 MILLION STARS

Dipole antennas making up the Murchison Widefield Array in Australia. Image: Dragonfly Media Astronomers using the Murchison Widefield...

A familiar face-on spiral hosts stars galore and a supermassive black hole

A FAMILIAR FACE-ON SPIRAL HOSTS STARS GALORE AND A SUPERMASSIVE BLACK HOLE

The spiral galaxy M61, mistaken for a comet by Charles Messier in 1779, is an anchor tenant of the Virgo galaxy cluster, a beehive...

 
 
 
Chandra shows off multiwavelength “treasure chest of cosmic delights”

CHANDRA SHOWS OFF MULTIWAVELENGTH “TREASURE CHEST OF COSMIC DELIGHTS”

Chandra Archive Collection: A Montage of Light From Space . Image: NASA/CXC/SAO, NASA/STScI, NASA/JPL-Caltech/SSC, ESO/NAOJ/NRAO, NRAO/AUI/NSF,...

Triple star system features mis-aligned planet-forming dust rings

TRIPLE STAR SYSTEM FEATURES MIS-ALIGNED PLANET-FORMING DUST RINGS

The ALMA radio telescope array captured this image of a protoplanetary disc around the star GW Orionis. Three dust rings are clearly...

 
 
 
Gravitational wave observatories detect biggest black hole merger yet

GRAVITATIONAL WAVE OBSERVATORIES DETECT BIGGEST BLACK HOLE MERGER YET

Artist's impression of black holes about to collide. Image: Mark Myers, ARC Centre of Excellence for Gravitational Wave Discovery . The...

Astronomers find dual quasars are exceedingly rare

ASTRONOMERS FIND DUAL QUASARS ARE EXCEEDINGLY RARE

The dual quasar known as SDSS J141637.44+003352.2, as imaged by the Subaru Telescope and Gemini North in Hawaii. The W.M. Keck Observatory...

 
 
 
Spitzer spies a hot spot of star formation

SPITZER SPIES A HOT SPOT OF STAR FORMATION

The nebula known as W51 is one of the most active star-forming regions in the Milky Way galaxy. First identified in 1958 by radio telescopes,...

Gemini North captures mesmerising view of Comet NEOWISE's rotation

GEMINI NORTH CAPTURES MESMERISING VIEW OF COMET NEOWISE'S ROTATION

The rotation of Comet NEOWISE is revealed in eight images captured over one-and-a-half hours on 1 August by the Gemini North telescope...

 
 
 
Nearby supernova blasts may be culprits in at least one mass extinction

NEARBY SUPERNOVA BLASTS MAY BE CULPRITS IN AT LEAST ONE MASS EXTINCTION

A frame from a simulation showing how a flood of radiation from a presumed supernova some 65 light years away could have compressed...

Telescope review: Unistellar's eVscope, the next generation of telescope

TELESCOPE REVIEW: UNISTELLAR'S EVSCOPE, THE NEXT GENERATION OF TELESCOPE

At first glance the eVscope looks rather like a conventional reflector, but unlike a traditional optical telescope it uses an extremely...

 
 
 
Terrible twins

TERRIBLE TWINS

You might not think it, your feet bound to the Earth, but gravity is the weakest of the four fundamental forces of nature. However,...

RESEARCHERS FIND GAS CLOUD PULSING IN SYNCH WITH DISTANT MICROQUASAR

Polar jets from microquasar SS 433 precess with a period of 162 days. An otherwise inconspicuous gas cloud 100 light years away, known...

 
 
 
Faint cometary globule comes to life in spectacular VLT image of structure's gaping maw

FAINT COMETARY GLOBULE COMES TO LIFE IN SPECTACULAR VLT IMAGE OF STRUCTURE'S GAPING MAW

Just like “planetary nebulae” have nothing to do with planets, “cometary globules” have nothing to do with comets. But the relatively...

DEBRIS IN KEPLER SUPERNOVA REMNANT CLOCKED AT 23 MILLION MPH

X-ray emissions from the Kepler supernova remnant as observed by the orbiting Chandra X-ray Observatory. Image: NASA/CXC/Univ of Texas...

 
 
 
Jupiter's moon Ganymede shows hints of solar system's largest impact

JUPITER'S MOON GANYMEDE SHOWS HINTS OF SOLAR SYSTEM'S LARGEST IMPACT

Ganymede, the solar system's largest moon, is visualised in the foreground with Jupiter at upper left. Researchers say Ganymede may...

Shallow lightning and ammonia mushballs suggested by data from Juno probe

SHALLOW LIGHTNING AND AMMONIA MUSHBALLS SUGGESTED BY DATA FROM JUNO PROBE

Data collected by NASA's Juno spacecraft inspires a captivating illustration of high-altitude electrical storms in Jupiter's turbulent...

 
 
 
Hubble offers explanation for dramatic dimming of Betelgeuse

HUBBLE OFFERS EXPLANATION FOR DRAMATIC DIMMING OF BETELGEUSE

An artist's impression of an eruption on on the surface of the red supergiant Betelgeuse. As the hot, dense material moved away, it...

ALMA spots unusually stable galaxy shining early in cosmic history

ALMA SPOTS UNUSUALLY STABLE GALAXY SHINING EARLY IN COSMIC HISTORY

The ALMA radio telescope array captures a ring of fire - the light from a remote, well-formed galaxy more than 12 billion light years...

 
 
 
Arecibo radio telescope damaged by cable break

ARECIBO RADIO TELESCOPE DAMAGED BY CABLE BREAK

A view beneath the Arecibo radio telescope dish shows the damaged caused when a support cable failed. Image: University of Central...

Bright deposits in Ceres' Occator Crater hint at ongoing cryovolcanism

BRIGHT DEPOSITS IN CERES' OCCATOR CRATER HINT AT ONGOING CRYOVOLCANISM

Occator Crater on Ceres, as imaged by NASA's Dawn spacecraft, features the brightest areas on the dwarf planet, evidence of past and...

 
 
 



Rashford gives Solskjaer and Man Utd just rewards for bold calls in Paris

Rashford gives Solskjaer and Man Utd just rewards for bold calls in Paris

PSG 1-2 MANCHESTER UNITED: A deserved victory for the Red Devils as they kicked off their Champions League campaign with victory in Paris, thanks to Marcus Rashford's last winner Read more ...

Chelsea legend Petr Cech is shock inclusion in Premier League squad

Chelsea legend Petr Cech is shock inclusion in Premier League squad

Petr Cech has sprung a significant surprise as the Premier League squads are announced Petr Cech is an extremely surprising inclusion in Chelsea 's 25-man Premier League squad... Read more ...

Chelsea player ratings as Blues suffer Champions League frustration vs Sevilla

Chelsea player ratings as Blues suffer Champions League frustration vs Sevilla

CHELSEA 0-0 SEVILLA: The Europa League winners held their own at Stamford Bridge and Frank Lampard's Blues couldn't find a way through Read more ...

Ben Chilwell delighted with Chelsea's clean sheet in Champions League draw...

Ben Chilwell delighted with Chelsea's clean sheet in Champions League draw with Sevilla 

Ben Chilwell claims Chelsea can still feel positive following their opening Champions League group game despite only gaining a 0-0 draw at home to Sevilla. Read more ...

Sergio Romero found out about Premier League squad omission through social media

Sergio Romero found out about Premier League squad omission through social media

Romero was left out of United's Premier League squad Sergio Romero has been left out of Manchester United 's Premier League squad after already being dropped from their... Read more ...

Chelsea vs Sevilla LIVE - Champions League: Live score and updates

Chelsea vs Sevilla LIVE - Champions League: Live score and updates

Chelsea will be looking to put behind their Premier League frustrations from the weekend as they welcome Sevilla to Stamford Bridge in their opening Champions League game this... Read more ...

Alex Telles makes Manchester United debut as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer makes...

Alex Telles makes Manchester United debut as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer makes three changes for PSG clash

Alex Telles makes his first start for Manchester United Alex Telles will make his Manchester United debut against Paris Saint-Germain after Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was forced... Read more ...

Donald Trump 'abruptly ends' 60 Minutes interview in White House drama

Donald Trump 'abruptly ends' 60 Minutes interview in White House drama

The President then tweeted a video attacking his interviewer for apparently not wearing a mask in the White House Read more ...

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle host TIME100 Talks from Santa Barbara home

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle host TIME100 Talks from Santa Barbara home

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex made a glamorous appearance as they hosted a special edition... Read more ...

How to watch the 2020 World Series without a cable subscription

How to watch the 2020 World Series without a cable subscription

Summary List Placement The Los Angeles Dodgers and Tampa Bay Rays will compete in Major League Baseball's 2020 World Series starting October 20. All seven World Series games... Read more ...