Monthly Archives: November 2016

AP’s 10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:… from AP Top News at 9:01 p.m. EST Advertisements

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W5: The Soul of Star Formation

Where do stars form? Many times, stars form in energetic regions where gas and dark dust are pushed around in chaotic mayhem. Pictured, bright massive stars near the center of W5, the Soul Nebula, are exploding and emitting ionizing light

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AP’s 10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:… from AP Top News at 9:08 p.m. EST

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Arp 240: A Bridge between Spiral Galaxies from Hubble

Why is there a bridge between these two spiral galaxies? Made of gas and stars, the bridge provides strong evidence that these two immense star systems have passed close to each other and experienced violent tides induced by mutual gravity.

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AP’s 10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:… from AP Top News at 9:30 p.m. EST

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AP’s 10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:… from AP Top News at 5:37 a.m. EST

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Verona Rupes: Tallest Known Cliff in the Solar System

Could you survive a jump off the tallest cliff in the Solar System? Quite possibly. Verona Rupes on Uranus’ moon Miranda is estimated to be 20 kilometers deep — ten times the depth of the Earth’s Grand Canyon. Given Miranda’s

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