Jan 12 - An international group of astronomers has found that the
Cornell-discovered fast radio burst FRB 121102 – a brief, gigantic pulse
of radio waves from 3 billion light years away – passes through a veil
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A group led by Yu-Cian Hong (Cornell) recently ran simulations to test the relationship between newly forming planets and their moons.
Cornell astronomers, Alex Hayes and Paul Corlies, have created a new global topographic map of Saturn’s moon Titan that has opened new windows into understanding its liquid flows and terrain.
“This opens up a new window on the universe,” says Saul Teukolsky, a theoretical astrophysicist at Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y. “And each time a new window has opened up, we’ve made incredible discoveries.” -- CSMonito
Opportunity continued the historic winter science campaign inside Perseverance Valley and delivered the goods that confirmed an important discovery in November. [The Planetary Society, A.J.S. Rayl, 12/1/17; Image courtesy of NASA]
FRB 121102, a fast radio burst discovered by Cornell astronomers.
Fact #9: Another Horoscope
The constellation Ophiuchus passes through the ecliptic, making it the "13th sign" of the zodiac.
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