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Two meteor showers to watch for this week

Two meteor showers to watch for this week You might see a shooting star tonight. In 2019, peak activity occurs on the evening of Tuesday 8 October. Unfortunately, the moon will be in the sky during this part of the night, so stargazers should look for meteors in areas of the sky away from the bright moon. [Full Article...]

A Doomed Star Captured While Devoured By A Supermassive Black Hole

A Doomed Star Captured While Devoured By A Supermassive Black Hole In a statement, NASA has explained that the new visualisation simulates the appearance of a black hole where the infalling matter gets collected into a thin, hot structure called an accretion disk . Twisting magnetic fields surrounding the disk make the gas cluster into knots, NASA said. Such phenomena occur when a star ventures close to a supermassive black hole , objects that remain at the c... [Full Article...]

Giant Black Holes On The Path To Collision, Captured In Rare Discovery

Giant Black Holes On The Path To Collision, Captured In Rare Discovery This is also the most potent piece of evidence that was found for this kind of system of supermassive black holes . The unusual system, SDSS J0849+1114, was spotted by several observatories around the world, according to National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). [Full Article...]

Mont Blanc: Roads closed as experts warn glacier may collapse

Mont Blanc: Roads closed as experts warn glacier may collapse But officials say the glacier's precarious status was the result of a climate emergency that had already begun, and over which an worldwide group of scientists sounded yet another alarm this week. The mayor was meeting with residents and homeowners to hear their concerns. "Smaller glaciers found for example in Europe, eastern Africa, the tropical Andes and Indonesia are projected to lose more th... [Full Article...]