Feb. 1, 2019

The First Supermassive Black Holes

The First Supermassive Black Holes

A new study suggests that the very early universe – just after the big bang 13.82 billion years ago – may have seen conditions in which normal star formation was overtaken by the birth of monstrous black holes instead.


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*New clues about the creation of the first supermassive black holes

A new study suggests that the very early universe – just after the big bang 13.82 billion years ago – may have seen conditions in which normal star formation was overtaken by the birth of monstrous black holes instead.

*Last ditch effort to save Opportunity

NASA are sending new sets of commands to try and force its Mars Opportunity rover to respond.

*Looking at a successor to the super collider

CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research has unveiled plans for a successor to its Large Hadron Collider – the world’s most powerful particle accelerator.

*Japan launches an artificial meteor show into space

Japan has launched a satellite designed to deploy an artificial meteor shower over Hiroshima.

*China launches four more satellites into orbit.

China has undertaken its second orbital launch for 2019 carrying four new satellites into orbit.

*The Science Report

Greenland melting faster than scientists previously thought—thanks to climate change.

Aspirin or ibuprofen could help patients with head and neck cancers.

A new look at the evolutionary history of crocodiles.

Postmenopausal women who regularly eat fried food face increased risk of heart-related death.

Anti-vaxxers are being blamed for 30% jump in measles cases.

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