Most Detailed Observations of Material Orbiting close to a Black Hole – ESO’s GRAVITY instrument confirms black hole status of the Milky Way centre

Most Detailed Observations of Material Orbiting close to a Black Hole - ESO’s GRAVITY instrument confirms black hole status of the Milky Way centre ESO’s exquisitely sensitive GRAVITY instrument has…

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Inside 3 Mars Meteorites: A Different Path for ‘Building Blocks of Life’?

  Inside 3 Mars Meteorites: A Different Path for 'Building Blocks of Life'? New work suggests a battery-like reaction that could have created organic material within Mars meteorites. Source: www.space.com/42300-mars-meteorite-organic-molecules-battery-reaction.html?fbclid=IwAR2rwhX_Wofwc5vNGCs9qA4kcHxlVyhGRNc-WNNgkiUavTqGGn9tOVRVRwI

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Directly measuring the mass of an imaged planet

 

Directly measuring the mass of an imaged planet

Extremely accurate measurements of the position of β Pictoris from the Hipparcos and Gaia satellites allow the direct measurement of the mass of the imaged planet β Pic b.

Source: astrobites.org/2018/09/21/directly_measureing_the_mass_of_beta_pic_b/

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NASA’s New Horizons Makes First Detection of Kuiper Belt

 

NASA’s New Horizons Makes First Detection of Kuiper Belt

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft has made its first detection of its next flyby target, the Kuiper Belt object nicknamed Ultima Thule, more than four months ahead of its New Year’s 2019 close encounter.

Source: www.nasa.gov/feature/ultima-in-view-nasa-s-new-horizons-makes-first-detection-of-kuiper-belt-flyby-target

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