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Fast Radio Burst (FRB)

Astronomers have detected a signal from a galaxy, which is around 3 billion light-years away. This signal is called “Fast Radio Burst (FRB)”. Key Points Mysterious Fast Radio Burst have been detected for the second time ever. The Burst is said to be “co-located with a compact and persistent radio source. It is connected with ..

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Kilonova Explosion Afterglow

The afterglow from an epic cosmic event known as “Kilonova” might have been spotted by astronomers. In the Astrophysical Journal Letters, a study based on the research was published. Overview: Kilonovas occur when two hyper-dense neutron stars collide, which are the remnants of stars that died in supernova explosions. An afterglow in X-rays from the ..

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Diksha Shinde-14-yr-old panellist on NASA’s MSI Fellowship

Diksha Shinde, who is a 14-year-old girl in Aurangabad, was selected as a panellist on Minority Serving Institution (MSI) Fellowships Virtual Panel of American Space Agency, NASA. Highlights She wrote a theory on black holes. It was liked and accepted at NASA. Her research paper on ‘We Live in Black Hole?’ was accepted by International ..

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Unicorn Black Hole

The Astronomers have discovered the smallest black holes. It has been named as Unicorn. It is 1,500 light years away from the earth. It is the closest of all the black holes found so far. About Unicorn The Unicorn is three times the mass of the sun. Its size is tiny for a black hole. ..

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What are Quasars? How do they help in understanding Universe?

Recently, a group of astronomers have discovered a dozen of quasars that were warped by naturally occurring cosmic lens. Warping is twisting. With this discovery, the number of known quasars have increased by 25%. This can help to determine the expansion rate of the universe and will also help address other mysteries. What are Quasars? ..

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First Image of Black Hole Magnetic Field

For the first time, international scientists working on the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) have created an image showing the magnetic field around a black hole. The black hole is located in M87 galaxy. Black Hole Magnetic Field Image In 2019, the astronomers working on the EHT captured the first image of the shadow of the ..

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