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“Simultaneously Beautiful and Terrifying” –First Image of Milky Way’s Supermassive Black Hole to A New Earth Rises (Planet Earth Report)

 

Planet Earth from Space

 

Today’s stories from our Pale Blue Dot range from A Periodic Table of All Animal Intelligence to How a Moon-Sized Deep Impact Affected Early Life on Earth, and much more. The Planet Earth  Report provides descriptive links to headline news by leading science journalists about the extraordinary discoveries, technology, people, and events changing our knowledge of Planet Earth and the future of the human species.

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Extraterrestrial Lighthouses to Harvard’s Avi Loeb & Company On Our Milky Way’s Supermassive Black Hole Image (The Galaxy Report)

ESO Observatories

 

It was an epic week in the Cosmos: today’s stories range from How advanced civilizations could leave us a message of their presence to Time is not part of the fundamental structure of reality to Changes In the physics of the Universe killed off the dinosaurs, and much more. The Galaxy Report” brings you news of space and science that has the capacity to provide clues to the mystery of our existence and adds a much needed cosmic perspective in our current Anthropocene Epoch.

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World’s Astronomers on the Significance of the First Image of Milky Way’s Supermassive Black Hole

Image of Sagittarius A* (Sgr A*)

 

Several of the world’s leading astronomers and scientists emailed their thoughts to The Daily Galaxy on the significance of the fist image by the Event Horizon Collaboration of our Galaxy’s supermassive black hole. Their comments validate Albert Einstein’s observation that “the scientific imagination is a preview of coming attractions.”

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Decoding the Mysteries of the Oldest Stars in the Milky Way

 

Old Star

 

“The R-Process Alliance aims to answer the big, unanswered questions related to decoding the mysteries of the oldest stars in the Milky Way–by bringing together an interdisciplinary group of observers, theorists, and experimentalists,” University of Michigan astronomer Ian Roederer wrote in an email to The Daily Galaxy, about  the discovery of a relatively bright star HD 222925. The ancient object is a rare, ninth-magnitude star located toward the southern constellation Tucana, where astronomers have been able to identify the widest range of elements in its photosphere, more than in any star beyond our solar system.

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Live from the Center of Our Galaxy! First Image of Milky Way’s Supermassive Black Hole (VIDEO)

 

Image of Sagittarius A* (Sgr A*)

 

Breaking news: as we predicted, astronomers captured the first image of Sagittarius A* (Sgr A*), the black hole at the center of our Milky Way galaxy using the powerful plane- wide Event Horizon Telescope. The image, shown above, was released in six simultaneous news conferences in Washington, D.C., and around the globe.

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Ancient Philosophers On Alien Life to Ukrainians Log On (Planet Earth Report)

 

Planet Earth from Space

 

Today’s stories range from Spurred by the Pentagon Congress Will Hold Public Hearings on UFOs for the First Time in Decades to Large Hadron Collider revamp could revolutionize physics, and much more. The Planet Earth  Report provides descriptive links to headline news by leading science journalists about the extraordinary discoveries, technology, people, and events changing our knowledge of Planet Earth and the future of the human species.

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The Extraterrestrials Before Us –“We are Not the First Technological Civilization” (Or, are We?)

 

Advanced extraterrestrial civilization

 

We live in a universe where matter is distributed in a hundred billion galaxies, each containing a hundred billion stars, made up of particles, such as electrons and protons, or as waves or quantum strings. Tucked into the 14-billion-year history of this vast observable universe with 100 trillion planets is a pale blue dot teeming with life and a technological civilization composed of a strange species known as homo sapiens.

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Humans are the Mind of the Cosmos to The Unnerving Origin of Technosignatures (Heard in the Milky Way)

 

ESO Observatories

 

This week’s “Heard in the Milky Way” offers audio and video talks and interviews with leading astronomers and astrophysicists that range from Would Data from an Alien Intelligence be Lethal for Us to Neal Stephenson on  Sci-Fi, Space, Aliens, AI and the Future of Humanity to Is Alien Life Weirder than We Think, and much more. This new weekly feature, curated by The Daily Galaxy editorial staff, takes you on a journey with stories that change our knowledge of Planet Earth, our Galaxy, and the vast Cosmos beyond.  Highly recommended for insomniacs.

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