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Oct 2, 2018

. In fact, supernumerary rainbows can only be explained with waves, and their noted existence in the early 1800s was considered early evidence of light's wave nature...

Oct 4, 2020

structures visible in the featured image are actually shock waves - fronts where fast moving material encounters slow moving gas. The Orion Nebula spans about 40 light...

Universe, Sun
Nov 26, 2001

, glowing meteor trails give off not only visible light, but also very low frequency (VLF) radio signals. Such radio waves, which oscillate at audio frequencies between a few...

Feb 18, 2018

Stars can make waves in the Orion Nebula's sea of gas and dust. This esthetic close-up of cosmic clouds and stellar winds features LL Orionis, interacting with the Orion...

Sep 8, 2020

in dense star clusters. Featured is an illustration of the black holes just before collision, annotated with arrows indicating their spin axes. In the illustration, the...

Mar 15, 2022

telescopes, an array of optical telescopes that will help locate optical counterparts to gravitational waves detections by LIGO and other detectors. But there is much...

Jan 27, 2022

infrared data suggest the shape is likely a hole blown through the nebula itself by energetic young stars. In fact, this region abounds with energetic young stars producing...

Nov 4, 2022

, geodesy, and heat transport has been operating for over 1,400 martian days or sols. In that time the InSight mission has detected more than 1,300 marsquakes and recorded...

Universe
Mar 26, 1999

the spectrum, from gamma-rays to radio waves. The motive: Unknown. Determining what happens during a gamma-ray burst reads like a detective story. Scientists are hot on the...

Sun
Dec 6, 2007

and colleagues have examined four jets in great detail and found that they launch magnetic waves into the sun's upper atmosphere. These waves, called Alfven waves, propagate...

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