7 May, 2007 12:26 pm
For the first time, astronomers have witnessed the speeding up of an asteroid?s rotation rate (the YORP effect), and showed that it is due to a theoretical...
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30 Apr, 2007 03:24 pm
M106 (also known as NGC 4258) is a spiral galaxy 23.5 million light-years away in the constellation Canes Venatici. The galaxy has a two large spiral arms...
Dr Yuxuan Yang- Read more - Post comment
15 Apr, 2007 05:57 pm
On July 29th, 2006, the Swift Gamma-Ray Burst Explorer Mission detected GRB 060729, a burst that challenges the standard theory of Gamma-Ray Bursts (GRBs)...
Dr Dirk Grupe, Active galactic Nuclei and gamma Ray Bursts- Read more - Post comment
16 Mar, 2007 12:04 pm
Ask any researcher about their mental picture of the dynamics of our solar system, and the answer you are most likely to get is that planets and asteroids...
Prof Mikko Kaasalainen- Read more - 1 comment(s)
26 Feb, 2007 11:55 am
The last decade has seen rapid progress in a major area of cosmology ? the development and the origin of cosmic structures in our 14 billion year old Universe...
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6 Feb, 2007 10:56 am
Gravitational waves are copiously produced during the violent process of reheating the Universe after cosmic inflation, i.e. at the Big Bang...
Prof Juan Garcia-Bellido, Cosmology and Particle Physics- Read more - 4 comment(s)
22 Jan, 2007 07:13 pm
This report discusses the recent discovery of strong evidence for an accreting black hole in a globular cluster in the galaxy NGC 4472,...
Dr Tom Maccarone, Astronomy- Read more - 3 comment(s)
15 Dec, 2006 07:28 pm
If a tree falls in the forest, and nobody is there to hear, does it make a sound? This age-old question is analogous to one that cosmologists have been...
Dr Roberto Trotta, Theoretical cosmology- Read more - 1 comment(s)
22 Nov, 2006 03:41 pm
Dark energy is this mysterious energy that seems to make up about 70 % of the universe,...
Prof Adam Riess, Physics, Cosmology- Read more - 2 comment(s)
2 Nov, 2006 05:40 pm
A study proposes a solution to the apparent problem with the Big Bang theory: the inconsistencies with the amount of Helium 3 predicted to be in the Universe...
Dr Dave Dearborn- Read more - 4 comment(s)