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Physicists Keep Trying — and Failing — to Find Dark Matter in Dark Places
A summertime sparkle seemed to hint that researchers had found dark matter, but it looks like those scientists were wrong.
NASA Offers Advice on Bringing Tony Stark Home
And, Elon Musk has a slightly different idea.
ESA’s 25 years of telecom: interview with Stéphane Lascar
As ESA’s umbrella programme for telecom, ARTES, celebrates its 25th year, we will be examining why it was set up, how it and the European satcom environment have evolved, the opportunities and challenges that both face today, and what the future holds.
Newly Discovered Supernova Complicates Origin Story Theories
A supernova discovered by an international group of astronomers including Carnegie's Tom Holoien and Maria Drout, and led by University of Hawaii's Ben Shappee, provides an unprecedented look at the first moments of a violent stellar explosion....
Underground Life Has A Carbon Mass Hundreds Of Times Larger Than Humans Do
Microorganisms living underneath the surface of the earth have a total carbon mass of 15 to 23 billion tons, hundreds of times more than that of humans, according to findings announced by the Deep Carbon Observatory and coauthored by UT...
GOODS-ALMA: 1.1 mm galaxy survey
Authors: M. Franco, D. Elbaz, M. Béthermin, B. Magnelli, C. Schreiber, L. Ciesla, M. Dickinson, N. Nagar, J. Silverman, E. Daddi, D. M. Alexander, T. Wang, M. Pannella, E. Le Floc’h, A. Pope, M. Giavalisco, A. J. Maury, F. Bournaud, R. Chary, R. Demarco, H. Ferguson, S. L. Finkelstein, H. Inami, D. Iono, S. Juneau, G. Lagache, R. Leiton, L. Lin, G. Magdis, H. Messias, K. Motohara, J. Mullaney, K. Okumura, C. Papovich, J. Pforr, W. Rujopakarn, M. Sargent, X. Shu and L. Zhou.
Astronomy & Astrophysics Vol. 620 , page A152
Keywords: galaxies: high-redshift ; galaxies: evolution ; galaxies: star formation ; galaxies: active ; galaxies: photometry ; submillimeter: galaxies.
Wind inhibition by X-ray irradiation in HMXBs: the influence of clumping and the final X-ray luminosity
Authors: J. Krtička, J. Kubát and I. Krtičková.
Astronomy & Astrophysics Vol. 620 , page A150
Keywords: stars: winds ; outflows ; stars: mass-loss ; stars: early-type ; hydrodynamics ; X-rays: binaries.
Multiple cyclotron line-forming regions in GX 301−2
Authors: F. Fürst, S. Falkner, D. Marcu-Cheatham, B. Grefenstette, J. Tomsick, K. Pottschmidt, D. J. Walton, L. Natalucci and P. Kretschmar.
Astronomy & Astrophysics Vol. 620 , page A153
Keywords: accretion, accretion disks ; magnetic fields ; X-rays: binaries ; stars: neutron ; pulsars: individual: GX 301-2.
SEPIA – a new single pixel receiver at the APEX telescope (Corrigendum)
Authors: V. Belitsky, I. Lapkin, M. Fredrixon, D. Meledin, E. Sundin, B. Billade, S.-E. Ferm, A. Pavolotsky, H. Rashid, M. Strandberg, V. Desmaris, A. Ermakov, S. Krause, M. Olberg, P. Aghdam, S. Shafiee, P. Bergman, E. De Beck, H. Olofsson, J. Conway, C. De Breuck, K. Immer, P. Yagoubov, F. M. Montenegro-Montes, K. Torstensson, J.-P. Pérez-Beaupuits, T. Klein, W. Boland, A. M. Baryshev, R. Hesper, J. Barkhof, J. Adema, M. E. Bekema and A. Koops.
Astronomy & Astrophysics Vol. 620 , page C2
Keywords: instrumentation: detectors ; techniques: spectroscopic ; errata, addenda.
Voyager 2 Bids Adieu To The Heliosphere, Entering Interstellar Space
The milestone makes the 41-year-old NASA probe just the second human-made object, after Voyager 1, to reach such distant regions. Now, Voyager 2 is over 11 billion miles from the sun — and counting.