Carnival of Space #558

Welcome to the 558th Carnival of Space! The Carnival is a community of space science and astronomy writers and bloggers, who submit their best work each week for your benefit. We have a fantastic roundup today, so now, on to this week’s stories! First up, over at Blasting News, we learn that as the Google […]

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How to Listen to the Background Hum of Gravitational Waves From all the Black Holes Colliding into Each Other

A pair of scientists who were part of the first gravitational wave discovery have developed a way to listen to the background noise of the Universe to detect thousands more.

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Astronomers Figure Out How to use Gravitational Lensing to Measure the Mass of White Dwarfs

An international team of scientists has found a way to use white dwarf stars as gravitational lenses, which will allow astronomers to measure their mass.

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Maybe There’s no Connection Between Supermassive Black Holes and Their Host Galaxies?

A recent study by an international team of scientists has indicated that there may be no connection between SMBHs and star formation in a galaxy.

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Astronomers Observe the Rotating Accretion Disk Around the Supermassive Black Hole in M77

During the 1970s, scientists confirmed that radio emissions coming from the center of our galaxy were due to the presence of a Supermassive Black Hole (SMBH). Located about 26,000 light-years from Earth between the Sagittarius and Scorpius constellation, this feature came to be known as Sagittarius A*. Since that time, astronomers have come to understand […]

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Carnival of Space #549

Welcome to the 549th Carnival of Space! The Carnival is a community of space science and astronomy writers and bloggers, who submit their best work each week for your benefit. So now, on to this week’s stories! First up, over at the Chandra X Ray Observatory Blog, they have two articles about the The Billion-year […]

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The First Results From The IllustrisTNG Simulation Of The Universe Has Been Completed, Showing How Our Cosmos Evolved From The Big Bang

The IllustrusTNG Project has created a large and detailed simulation of the Universe. It’s helping us answer some important questions about the formation and evolution of…everything.

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