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North, east, south, west: The many faces of Abell 1758

Added: 18.01.2018 21:23 | 0 views | 0 comments

Resembling a swarm of flickering fireflies, this beautiful galaxy cluster glows intensely in the dark cosmos, accompanied by the myriad bright lights of foreground stars and swirling spiral galaxies. A1758N is a sub-cluster of Abell 1758, a massive cluster containing hundreds of galaxies. Although it may appear serene in this NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image, the sub-cluster actually comprises two even smaller structures currently in the turbulent process of merging.

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Long-term warming trend continued in 2017: NASA, NOAA

Added: 18.01.2018 17:37 | 0 views | 0 comments

Continuing the planet's long-term warming trend, globally averaged temperatures in 2017 were 1.62 degrees Fahrenheit (0.90 degrees Celsius) warmer than the 1951 to 1980 mean, according to scientists.

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NASA releases ominous global temperature report

Added: 18.01.2018 17:24 | 0 views | 0 comments

And the five warmest years on record all came since 2010.

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Hubble Takes Closer Look at Abell 1758

Added: 18.01.2018 15:22 | 0 views | 0 comments

The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has taken the most detailed image so far of A1758N, a sub-cluster of the massive galaxy cluster Abell 1758. Although often overshadowed by its more famous cousins — including the Fornax Cluster and Pandora’s Cluster — Abell 1758 contains more than its fair share of intrigue. Abell 1758 was first [...]


Nuclear power eyed to help us live on Mars

Added: 18.01.2018 14:26 | 0 views | 0 comments

Initial tests in Nevada on a compact nuclear power system designed to sustain a long-duration NASA human mission on the inhospitable surface of Mars has been successful and a full-power run is scheduled for March, officials say.

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NASA may finally have a new boss after a year-long wait

Added: 18.01.2018 13:07 | 0 views | 0 comments

Trump’s pick to head NASA may soon be confirmed. The US President has said he wants the space agency to focus on a mission to the moon

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2017 was among the planet's hottest years on record, government scientists report

Added: 18.01.2018 11:31 | 0 views | 0 comments

2017 was among the hottest years ever recorded, government scientists reported Thursday.
The year was the second-hottest in recorded history, NASA said, while scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reported 2017 was the third-warmest they've ever recorded.
The two government...


2017 was one of Earth's warmest years on record even without El Nino

Added: 18.01.2018 11:17 | 0 views | 0 comments

NASA and NOAA are in strong agreement that there has been a rapid warming trend over the last four decades.

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