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Astronomers capture first image of a black hole

The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) - a planet-scale array of eight ground-based radio telescopes forged through international collaboration - was set up to capture the first images of a black hole. Today, astronometrs reveal that they have succeeded, unveiling the first direct visual evidence of a black hole.

Apr 10th, 2019

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Hubble captures rare active asteroid

Thanks to an impressive collaboration bringing together data from ground-based telescopes, all-sky surveys and space-based facilities -- including the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope -- a rare self-destructing asteroid called 6478 Gault has been observed.

Mar 28th, 2019

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Listening to the quantum vacuum

Researchers present the first broadband, off-resonance measurement of quantum radiation pressure noise in the audio band, at frequencies relevant to gravitational wave detectors.

Mar 25th, 2019

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Jupiter's unknown journey revealed

The giant planet Jupiter was formed four times further from the sun than its current orbit, and migrated inwards in the solar system over a period of 700000 years. Researchers found proof of this incredible journey thanks to a group of asteroids close to Jupiter.

Mar 22nd, 2019

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