Last Week’s Top 5 Space & Science Headlines –“Spacetime Magic to The 1.8 Gigayear Planet”

 

ESO Observatories

 

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“All’s Quiet on Betelgeuse” –Prelude to a Realtime Supernova?

 

 supergiant star Betelgeuse

 

Although it’s far enough away to keep Earth safe from radiation when it goes supernova, red supergiant star Betelgeuse is about 700 times the size of our sun, with a radius roughly equivalent to the orbit of Jupiter. “It would be astounding,” said Andy Howell, an astronomer at the Las Cumbres Observatory and the University of California at Santa Barbara about Betelgeuse’s inevitable explosion.

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Planet Earth Report –“Ghost DNA to Planet-Sized Quantum Computers”

 

Earth from the ISS

 

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“Galaxies” –Emerged from Infinitesimal Ripples, Time Capsules at Dawn of Cosmos

 

Hubble Frontier Field

 

“Galaxies are children of random quantum fluctuations produced during the first 10-35 seconds after the birth of the universe,” says Andrei Linde, Russian-American theoretical physicist at Stanford University, one of the main authors of the inflationary universe theory, as well as the theory of eternal inflation and inflationary multiverse.

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Last Week’s Top 5 Space & Science Headlines –“Monster Galaxy at Dawn of Cosmos to Death Star Microbes”

 

ESO Observatories

 

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Planet Earth Report –“Supernova Visible in Real Time to We’ve Lost the Cosmos”

Earth from the ISS

 

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