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NASA Collaborating on European-led Gravitational Wave Observatory in Space

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The first space-based observatory designed to detect gravitational waves has passed a major review and will proceed to the construction of flight hardware. On Jan. 25, ESA (European Space Agency), announced the formal adoption of LISA, the Laser Interferometer Space…

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NASA Scientists Discover a Novel Galactic ‘Fossil’

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Researchers at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, have discovered X-ray activity that sheds light on the evolution of galaxies. The X-rays outline giant clouds of cold gas in the nearby spiral galaxy NGC 4945. The gas appears…

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Hubble Finds Weird Home of Farthest Fast Radio Burst

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Astronomers using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope have found a rare event in an oddball place. It’s called a fast radio burst (FRB), a fleeting blast of energy that can – for a few milliseconds – outshine an entire galaxy. Hundreds…

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