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Extreme Celestial Magnifying Glass Detects Dim Galaxies In The Primeval Universe

    Extreme Celestial Magnifying Glass Detects Dim Galaxies In The Primeval Universe By Judith E Braffman-Miller The more distant a galaxy is in Space, the more ancient it is in Time. For this reason, extremely remote, ancient galaxies are usually too faint to be observed, even by astronomers using the largest and most powerful telescopes. But Nature has provided…

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Mercury Helps Reveal Our Middle-Aged Sun’s Secrets

    Mercury Helps Reveal Our Middle-Aged Sun’s Secrets By Judith E Braffman-Miller About 4.56 billion years ago, our Solar System was born from the relic, shredded fragments left behind by the long-dead, nuclear-fusing furnaces of previous generations of ancient stars. Today, our Sun is a lonely sphere of roiling, glaring, mostly hydrogen gas, but it probably was not always…

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Gravitational Waves From Long Ago And Far, Far Away

Gravitational Waves From Long Ago And Far, Far Away By Judith E Braffman-Miller After the late summer storm that blasted through the starlit twilight, the warm wind still continued to rage, causing ripples to form in the lingering puddles on the pavement–while the little girl watched in wonder. Ripples on water are similar to the ripples in the fabric of…

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