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Earth's magnetic song recorded for the first time during a solar storm

Data from ESA's Cluster mission has provided a recording of the eerie "song" that Earth sings when it is hit by a solar storm.

1 hours ago from Phys.org

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Samsung has a 'Dark Side' Galaxy Note 10 Plus bundle coming next month

The black Note 10 comes with a themed case featuring the First Order badge and Star Wars logo on the back and red trim around the camera lens array. To complete the look, it comes bundled with ...

17 hours ago from Techspot

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The measurements of the expansion of the universe don't add up

Physicists use two types of measurements to calculate the expansion rate of the universe, but their results do not coincide, which may make it necessary to update the cosmological model. "It's ...

20 hours ago from Phys.org

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Mysterious Gravitational Wave Sparks Days-Long Hunt — But It Was Just a Glitch

This wasn't what anyone was hoping for.

1 hours ago from SPACE.com

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Zeroing in on baby exoplanets could reveal how they form

Twenty-four years ago, Swiss astronomers Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz discovered the first planet orbiting a sun-like star outside our solar system—a milestone recognised by this year's Nobel ...

23 hours ago from Phys.org

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Image: Orion A in infrared

Stars form within giant clouds of gas and dust that pervade galaxies like our own Milky Way. This image depicts one such cloud, known as Orion A, as seen by ESA's Herschel and Planck space observatories.

Mon 18 Nov 19 from Phys.org

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This Is How Light May Have Escaped from the Earliest Galaxies, Turning the Universe Transparent

An intervening cluster of galaxies acts like a cosmic microscope and bends and magnifies light from a distant galaxy.

Mon 18 Nov 19 from SPACE.com

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Evidence found of magnetic reconnection generating spicules on the sun

An international team of researchers has found evidence that magnetic reconnection is the source of spicule generation on the surface of the sun. In their paper published in the journal Science, ...

Fri 15 Nov 19 from Phys.org

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Another glorious galaxy

But NGC 772 is officially peculiar.

18 hours ago from Cosmos Magazine

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