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- British Archaeologists Unearth Remains of Roman Military Site
- Fast Radio Burst Exposes Halo of Massive Galaxy
- Interstellar Comet 2I/Borisov Probably Came from Double Red Dwarf Kruger 60
- New Species of Microscopic Worm Has Three Sexes, Lives in Arsenic-Rich Lake
- Medusa Merger: Hubble Captures Stunning Galaxy Collision
|British Archaeologists Unearth Remains of Roman Military Site
Posted: 30 Sep 2019 12:31 PM PDT
A group of archaeologists from Cotswold Archaeology and Kier Construction has uncovered the remains of a previously unknown Roman military site — either a fort occupied by a military unit, or a defended depot or compound — in Exeter, Devon, England. “The unexpected nature of this discovery and the significance of uncovering previously-undocumented Roman military […]
|Fast Radio Burst Exposes Halo of Massive Galaxy
Posted: 30 Sep 2019 11:13 AM PDT
In November 2018, CSIRO’s Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder (ASKAP) detected a new fast radio burst, an enigmatic blast of cosmic radio waves lasting less than a millisecond. Follow-up observations with ESO’s Very Large Telescope and other telescopes identified not only the host galaxy of the event, named FRB 181112, but also a bright galaxy […]
|Interstellar Comet 2I/Borisov Probably Came from Double Red Dwarf Kruger 60
Posted: 30 Sep 2019 10:31 AM PDT
A new study by astronomers from the A. Mickiewicz University and the Space Research Centre of the Polish Academy of Sciences suggests that the interstellar comet 2I/Borisov likely came from a binary star system called Kruger 60. Kruger 60 is a visual binary stellar system located in the constellation of Cepheus. Also known as DO […]
|New Species of Microscopic Worm Has Three Sexes, Lives in Arsenic-Rich Lake
Posted: 30 Sep 2019 10:16 AM PDT
An international team of biologists has isolated eight species of nematodes from the arsenic-rich sediments of Mono Lake in the Eastern Sierras of California. One species, temporarily dubbed Auanema sp., is new to science, culturable, has three different sexes, carries its young inside its body like a kangaroo, and can survive 500 times the human […]
|Medusa Merger: Hubble Captures Stunning Galaxy Collision
Posted: 30 Sep 2019 09:28 AM PDT
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured an amazing new photo of two merging galaxies collectively called NGC 4194. NGC 4194 is a pair of merging galaxies located in the constellation of Ursa Major. The duo is one of hundreds of interacting and merging galaxies known in the Universe Also known as the Medusa merger, […]
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