Primordial Object the Age of the Universe to Jupiter’s Metallic Oceans –Last Week’s Top 5 Space & Science Headlines

 

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Does Any Civilization in the Universe Survive Climate Change to Stephen Hawking’s ‘Lost’ Nobel Prize

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The Galaxy Report

 

This weekend’s “Galaxy Report” ranges from the fragile lifespan of technological civilizations to Stephen Hawking’s ‘lost’ Nobel Prize to probing for life on Saturn’s moon, Titan to colonizing Mars could accelerate human evolution.

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Planck’s Star –A Primordial Object the Age of the Universe

 

Planck Star

 

“The final stage in the life of a star,” observes physicist Carlo Rovelli in Seven Brief Lessons on Physics, “where the quantum fluctuations of space-time balance the weight of matter, is what is known as a ‘Planck star’. If the sun were to stop burning and to form a black hole, the event horizon would measure about six kilometers in diameter. The black hole’s event horizon is not a physical barrier, but simply the boundary where the black hole’s gravitational field becomes so intense that the escape velocity exceeds the speed of light. Nothing, not even light, can escape the event horizon.

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Fingerprints of the Big Bang to Jupiter’s Metallic Oceans –Last Week’s Top 5 Space & Science Headlines

 

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Telescopes Make the Universe Self-Aware to Mysteries of the Solar System’s Magnetic Fields

The Galaxy Report

The Galaxy Report

 

Another big week for “The Galaxy Report” with insights into our Solar System’s mysterious magnetic fields to  the first planet found to be orbing three stars to physicist Leonard Susskind, founding director of the Stanford Institute for Theoretical Physics, on why black holes are so astonishing. (more…)

Did Black Holes Shape Human Evolution to Mystery of Dead Galaxies

The Galaxy Report

 

The Galaxy Report

It’s been another prolific week in the Cosmos from Homo sapiens might be the children of black holes and neutron stars to intrepid scientists are questioning Einstein’s theory of spacetime. Could he be wrong? We wouldn’t bet on it.

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