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*New discoveries show galaxies sit in serene halos of gas
Astronomers studying the origins of a mysterious cosmic blast known as a Fast Radio Burst have unexpectedly uncovered important clues about the properties of the vast halos of gas surrounding galaxies.
*The Milky Way’s active galactic halo
A new study has discovered that the Milky Way galaxy is constantly exchanging matter with the neighbouring intergalactic medium.
*The origins of the Interstellar Comet 2I/Borisov
A new study claims the recently discovered interstellar comet 2I Borisov probably came from a nearby binary system called Kruger 60.
*The 2019 Nobel Prizes awarded in Sweden
The 2019 Nobel prize for physics has been awarded to James Peebles, Michel Mayor, and Didier Queloz.
*Soyuz M-12 returns to Earth
A Russian Soyuz capsule has returned safely to Earth landing on the windswept Kazakhstan step following a 203 day mission to the International Space Station.
Russia launches satellite on converted nuke missile
Russia has launched a new gravitational Geodesy satellite into orbit.
China launches two new BeiDou navigation satellites
China has launched two new BeiDou-3 navigation satellites into orbit.
*The Science Report
An Antarctic polar vortex driving Australia’s extreme hot dry conditions.
High visibility reflective safety vests found to cause first degree burns.
A new study looks at the suicidal thoughts and behaviours among LGBTIQ youth.
Archaeologists discover a 5,000-year-old city and a 7,000-year-old temple in northern Israel.
And bad news for chocolate lovers.
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