Thirty Meter Telescope forges ahead with Canary Islands site – Physics World

  Thirty Meter Telescope forges ahead with Canary Islands site – Physics World Officials at the protest-hit telescope seek a construction permit for the island of La Palma Source: physicsworld.com/a/thirty-meter-telescope-forges-ahead-with-canary-islands-site/

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SpaceX Starlink satellites dazzle but pose big questions for astronomers

SpaceX Starlink satellites dazzle but pose big questions for astronomers Elon Musk's new satellite megaconstellation will make it harder to study the sky with ground-based telescopes. Source: www.cnet.com/news/spacex-starlink-satellites-dazzle-but-pose-big-questions-for-astronomers/

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Why Supersymmetry May Be The Greatest Failed Prediction In Particle Physics History

  Why Supersymmetry May Be The Greatest Failed Prediction In Particle Physics History It was so well-motivated and compelling. But the particles never appeared. Source: www.forbes.com/sites/startswithabang/2019/02/12/why-supersymmetry-may-be-the-greatest-failed-prediction-in-particle-physics-history/

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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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