Who are we? We find that we live on an insignificant planet of a humdrum star lost in a galaxy tucked away in some forgotten corner of a universe in which there are far more galaxies than people

— Carl Sagan

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Bubbles With Titanium Trigger Titanic Explosions

Wed, 04/21/2021 - 1:00pm
Astronomers have discovered an important type of titanium blasting out from the center of the supernova remnant Cassiopeia A, a result that could be a major advance in understanding how some massive stars explode.
Categories: Astronomy

Telescopes Unite in Unprecedented Observations of Famous Black Hole

Wed, 04/14/2021 - 1:00pm
In April 2019, scientists released the first image of a black hole in the galaxy M87 using the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT). However, that remarkable achievement was just the beginning of the science story to be told.
Categories: Astronomy