Outer space

NASA confirms when it will reveal the ‘deepest image of universe ever’

NASA is gearing up for science operations to begin on the almost-ready James Webb Space Telescope that launched from Earth on Christmas day, 2021. VIEW GALLERY – 2 IMAGES The $ 10 billion observatory has been in development since 2004 has been plagued with numerous issues, but the task was finally completed and Webb launched …

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Studying galaxy growth spurts in the early universe with NASA’s Roman

This Hubble image features four of the thousands of galaxies found within the Hubble Ultra Deep Field. All of the highlighted galaxies show evidence of vigorous star formation (blue regions filled with hot, young stars). In the insets at right, the near-infrared spectrum of each galaxy is displayed. By examining a galaxy’s spectrum, you can …

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Trunks Saved the Dragon Ball Universe… by Accidentally Breaking It

When Trunks traveled to the past in an attempt to save an alternate future, he unwittingly broke the Dragon Ball universe – which actually saved it. Throughout his many appearances in the Dragon Ball mythos, Trunks has proven himself to be a true hero as he is always willing to put his own well being …

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Toronto photographer captures extremely rare alignment of CN Tower and planets

I’ve seen many incredible photos of Toronto with colorful backdrops of an early or late night sky, spattered with blotches of pinks, purples and oranges, that look almost too beautiful to be real. This one however, is truly magical. Toronto-based photographers Kurt Wang and Taku Kumabe set out to Samuel Smith Park at around 4:20 …

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China’s Mars orbiter has mapped the entire Red Planet

China’s first successful interplanetary mission has completed mapping the Red Planet more than a year after its arrival. The Tianwen 1 orbiter used its medium-resolution camera to image the surface of Mars; the spacecraft also completed science objectives assigned to the six other scientific payloads on board. This milestone means that both the orbiter and …

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Dinosaurs’ ability to survive icy cold helped them dominate the planet

Being already adapted to polar climes could have enabled dinosaurs to survive cold winters in the end-Triassic extinction event when most other animals died out. Life 1 July 2022 By Luke Taylor Artist’s impression of a feathered theropod dinosaur eating a mammal on a snowy day Larry Felder Some dinosaurs may have evolved traits that …

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‘Enchanted’ Rocks at Jezero Crater – NASA Mars Exploration

Not even Obi-Wan Kenobi could convince Perseverance’s Katie Stack Morgan that these are not the rocks she’s looking for. Ask any space explorer, and they’ll have a favorite photograph or two from their mission. For Katie Stack Morgan, the deputy project scientist for NASA’s Perseverance Mars rover, the first close-up image of layered rocks at …

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Minerals Reveal a New Understanding of Original Life on Earth

Quartz, diamond, calcite and pyrite are a few of the most famous mineral “species,” according to traditional systems of classification. two papers published in American Mineralogist have advanced a new system to categorize minerals – one that considers mineral structure and the circumstances of mineral formation. This new approach demonstrates the diversity of the substances …

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