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The largest rotating structures in the Universe are discovered: the scale is astounding – illustration

Planets, stars, galaxies and even their clusters revolve in the Universe. The latter is not known for certain, which is why many scientists believe that the phenomenon ends on these huge structures. Meanwhile, cosmologists from the Institute of Astrophysics. Leibniz in Potsdam believe: even...

The first generation of photos of Ganymede – Jupiter’s giant icy moon

Interplanetary automatic station Juno, which is exploring the Jupiter system, sent the first two images of Ganymede - the largest satellite not only of its planet, but also in the entire solar system. Photos are posted on the mission subsite on the NASA portal.   The...

An unknown source of energy is seen in a new panorama of the center of our galaxy – photo

American scientists stitched together 370 separate images and observations of the center of our galaxy in different spectra (mainly X-ray), obtaining an image of unprecedented clarity and completeness. An unknown energy source is visible in this mosaic, the Chandra X-ray Observatory press service writes.   The...

A cosmic photon with a monstrous energy registered: 1.4 quadrillion electron volts

The Large Alpine Air Showers Observatory in Sichuan in southwestern China reported a photon with the highest energy ever observed, 1.4 petaelectronvolts (1.4 x 1015 eV). Such a discovery could lead to a serious change in the established ideas about our Galaxy, writes the...

Humanity Will Launch Interstellar 1,000 Times Farther Than Record-breaking Voyagers

American and European scientists have developed and intend to assemble the Interstellar interstellar probe. Its task is to go beyond the solar system and transmit information about what is happening at a distance of about 1000 times farther than from the Sun to the...

NASA Showed The Brainwashing World Of The “hypnotic Dance” Of A Pair Of Supermassive Black Holes: Video

The US Aerospace Administration showed a visualization of what a pair of supermassive black holes looks like in a binary system. The video shows how these unusual cosmic objects distort the rays of light emitted by their accretion disks - "whirlpools" of gas heated...