Nov. 16, 2018

91: When Galaxies Collide

91: When Galaxies Collide

Supermassive black holes about to merge as galaxies collide

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*Supermassive black holes about to merge as galaxies collide

Astronomers have a spectacular window seat at two supermassive black holes are about to merge together as their galaxies collide.

*Closest ever approach to the Sun

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe has set a new record flying closer to the Sun than any other spacecraft ever.

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*New Zealand’s Electron rocket blasts into orbit

New Zealand says it’s now game on after successfully launching its first commercial and second orbital space mission.

*New US Military satellite launched

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket has blasted into orbit carrying a new US Military communications satellite.

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*The Science Report

Over half the world's population of vertebrates have been wiped out in just the past four decades.

Discovery of a link between Autism spectrum disorders and zinc deficiency in early development.

New questions about the effects of non-ionizing radiation from cell phones.

Research now approaching the ultimate sensitivity allowed by laws of quantum physics.

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