A neutron star almost too massive to exist

Astronomers make good use of the Shapiro Delay.

23 hours ago from Cosmos Magazine

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Stony-iron meteor caused August impact flash at Jupiter

Analysis of a bright flash in Jupiter's atmosphere observed by an amateur astronomer in August 2019 has revealed that the likely cause was a small asteroid with a density typical of stony-iron ...

2 hours ago from Phys.org

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Researchers say the age of Saturn's rings is difficult to determine

A team of researchers has reignited the debate about the age of Saturn's rings with a study that dates the rings as most likely to have formed early in the Solar System.

2 hours ago from Phys.org

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Nature documentaries increasingly talk about threats to nature, but still don't show them

Researchers from Bangor University, University of Kent, Newcastle University and University of Oxford coded the scripts from the four most recent David Attenborough narrated series. They found ...

7 hours ago from Phys.org

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3-D models of Mars to aid Rosalind Franklin rover in quest for ancient life

Scientists at TU Dortmund University have generated high-accuracy 3-D models of terrain within the landing ellipse of the ESA/Roscosmos ExoMars rover Rosalind Franklin. The Digital Terrain Models ...

2 hours ago from Phys.org

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How nitrogen-fixing bacteria sense iron

Researchers at the University of East Anglia have discovered how nitrogen-fixing bacteria sense iron—an essential but deadly micronutrient.

7 hours ago from Phys.org

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Beachgoers Warned As Hurricane Humberto Forms Off Florida Coast

It's unlikely to hit land, though it could strike Bermuda later this week

Mon 16 Sep 19 from TIME

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New observations help explain the dimming of Tabby's Star

For years, astronomers have looked up at the sky and speculated about the strange dimming behavior of Tabby's Star.

22 hours ago from Phys.org

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Brad Pitt talks weightlessness and calluses on phone call to ISS

When Brad Pitt called the International Space Station (ISS) Monday to talk to American astronaut Nick Hague, the conversation turned to the unexpected consequences of weightless life.

17 hours ago from Phys.org

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Perils of gender and geography hamper global development, report finds

Despite steady development gains, a child's birthplace is still the biggest predictor of its future health, and no matter which country you're born in, life is harder if you're a girl, a major ...

9 hours ago from Reuters

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