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Possible Supermassive Black Hole Pair Discovered – May Merge

NASA JPL December 03, 2013 Astronomers have spotted what appear to be two supermassive black holes at the heart of a remote galaxy, circling each other like dance partners. The incredibly rare sighting was made with the help of NASA’s Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE. Follow-up observations with the Australian Telescope Compact Array near Narrabri, Australia, and the Gemini ... Read More »

Big Japanese Earthquake Left Visible “Gravity Scar”

ESA December 03, 2013 ESA’s GOCE satellite has revealed that the devastating Japanese earthquake of 2011 left its mark in Earth’s gravity – yet another example of this extraordinary mission surpassing its original scope. GOCE mapped Earth’s gravity with unrivalled precision for over four years, but nobody really expected the data to show changes over time. Now, careful analysis shows ... Read More »

Most Distant Gravitational Lens Discovered

Hubble/ESA October 17, 2013 An international team of astronomers has found the most distant gravitational lens yet — a galaxy that, as predicted by Albert Einstein’s general theory of relativity, deflects and intensifies the light of an even more distant object. The discovery provides a rare opportunity to directly measure the mass of a distant galaxy. But it also poses ... Read More »

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