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Scientists have discovered the first binary system ever known to consist of a black hole and a Be star. Read on to know more. 

  • Editage Insights
  • January 29, 2014
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The interaction between the sun and Earth’s magnetic fields sometimes cause storms of explosive nature in the space near Earth. Understanding these interactions is…

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  • May 13, 2016
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Physicists have made a groundbreaking finding by gathering evidence of a long-predicted twist in light from the big bang that represents the first image of…

  • Editage Insights
  • March 21, 2014
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In a new study, researchers have concluded that the majority of circumbinary planets must have formed much further away from the central binary stars and then migrated to their current location.…

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  • February 4, 2014
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Latest findings suggest that Saturn's rings originated around 4.4 billion years ago. NASA's Cassini spacecraft, which has been orbiting Saturn since 2004, has measured…

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  • August 20, 2014
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A team of researchers headed by Simon Clark reported that they have found the "runaway star" that caused the Milky Way Galaxy's only magnetar—a rare type of neutron…

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  • May 15, 2014
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In mid-July, a mysterious 30-meter-wide crater was spotted in the frozen Yamal peninsula in Siberia. Although many theories abounded over the cause of the crater,…

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  • August 5, 2014
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Using sophisticated plate tectonic and 3D numerical modeling, geoscientists have been able to show that break-up of the supercontinent Gondwana about 130…

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  • March 18, 2014
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The All Sky Automated Survey for Supernovae (ASAS-SN), a project that comprises small telescopes worldwide to observe the universe for any bright objects, has…

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  • January 17, 2016
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Researchers have found evidence that magnetic waves in a polar coronal hole contain enough energy to heat the corona, possibly explaining the solar physics…

  • Clarinda Cerejo
  • October 17, 2013
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