Nov 14 - A pair of massive, hyper-luminous galaxies are merging in front of
astronomer’s eyes for the first time and revealing secrets of cosmic
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Cornellians celebrate the Voyagers' historic Golden Record
“Cassini gave us a big pointer to where we need to go to look for life,” Dr. Jonathan Lunine said. “If we are interested in trying to find life beyond the Earth, that’s the place we need to go, and we know how to do it.” --
Radwan Tajeddine, a research associate in astronomy and lead author of the new research “What Confines the Rings of Saturn?”, concludes that the teamwork of seven moons keep Saturn's A ring corralled.
“This opens up a new window on the universe,” says Saul Teukolsky, a theoretical astrophysicist at Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y. “And each time a new window has opened up, we’ve made incredible discoveries.” -- The Chri
On Nov. 17, the Cornell Astronomical Society and Department of Astronomy celebrated Fuertes' centennial.
Fact #2: Density of Saturn
Saturn is the only planet in the solar system that would float on water.
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