Supermassive Black Holes Observed Orbiting Each Other for Very First Time – Newsweek

Scientists have directly observed a pair of supermassive black holes 750 million light years away orbiting one another. If confirmed with follow-up research, this will be the first time two black holes have ever been seen moving in relation to one another. This discovery sheds light on what happens just before two black holes collide—a catastrophic […]

Astronomers discover orbiting supermassive black holes for first time in distant galaxy – ABC Online

Posted June 28, 2017 12:22:53 Photo: Artist’s conception shows two supermassive black holes, similar to those observed by researchers, orbiting one another. (Supplied: Josh Valenzuela/UNM) In what is being hailed as a “groundbreaking discovery”, astronomers have for the first time observed two supermassive black holes orbiting around each other in a distant galaxy, according […]

NASA fact-checks Anonymous on alien-life claims – CNET

A video claiming it had the scoop on forthcoming NASA news about alien life went viral. NASA quickly debunked that claim.  Laura Hautala/CNET For a while online this week, the word was that hacker collective Anonymous may have uncovered an imminent announcement from NASA about the discovery of alien life in the universe. The whole […]

Solar eclipse viewing: What to wear to protect your eyes – CBS News

Solar eclipse viewing: What to wear to protect your eyes – CBS News

As anticipation for the August 21 total solar eclipse builds across the U.S., NASA is issuing a warning: don’t be reckless with your eyes.  The total solar eclipse —  a much-anticipated celestial event in which the moon completely obscures the sun, transforming day into night — is expected to be visible to anyone within a […]

SpaceX will try for third Falcon 9 launch in less than two weeks – Spaceflight Now

SpaceX will try for third Falcon 9 launch in less than two weeks – Spaceflight Now

File photo of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket inside a hangar at Cape Canaveral. Credit: SpaceX After back-to-back launches last weekend, SpaceX could launch its next Falcon 9 mission as soon as Sunday from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida with a high-power Intelsat communications satellite. Liftoff Sunday will hinge on the ability of SpaceX’s […]

NASA shoots down claim that it found alien life – BGR

After an absurd viral money-grab took the internet — and, sadly, several news agencies — by storm over the past week, NASA has finally broken its silence. NASA scientist Dr. Thomas Zurbuchen took to Twitter in an attempt to set the record straight on the rumor that the government was about to announce the discovery […]

NASA accuses Gwyneth Paltrow of fraud – Deccan Chronicle

Gwyneth Paltrow was slammed by NASA for the “Body Vibes” stickers on her Goop website. The website claims that the stickers are made from NASA spacesuit material and are available for $120 for a set of 24. According to Vogue.com.au, the description read, “Human bodies operate at an ideal energetic frequency, but everyday […]

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