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Astronomy Picture of the Day: The Galactic Center from Radio to X ray
March 31, 2020

The Galactic Center from Radio to X ray In how many ways does the center of our Galaxy glow? This enigmatic region, about 26,000 light years away toward the constellation of the Archer (Sagittarius), glows in every type of light that...

Scientific American Physics Feed (Top 5 items)

  1. Undersea Telescopes Scan the Sky from Below (Tue Mar 31 5:45 am)
    Submarine neutrino detectors will hunt for dark matter, distant star explosions, and more  -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
  2. Cooped Up at Home? Help Scientists Spot Penguins from Space or Seek Out Galaxies (Mon Mar 30 11:30 am)
    Some citizen science projects can be done during quarantine -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
  3. Decoherence Is a Problem for Quantum Computing, But ... (Mon Mar 30 6:00 am)
    The interactions with the environment that cause it are what make quantum measurement possible -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
  4. Scientists Trace Neutron Star Crash That Helped Form Our Solar System (Fri Mar 27 1:00 pm)
    The collision helped seed Earth with its precious metals -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
  5. Milky Way Dark Matter Signals in Doubt after Controversial New Papers (Thu Mar 26 1:00 pm)
    New analyses question whether mysterious gamma-ray and x-ray light in the galaxy actually stems from an invisible mass -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

PhysicsWorld Headline News (Top 5 items)

  1. Physicists beat Lorentz reciprocity for microwave transmission (Thu Feb 22 8:27 am)
    New device could boost telecommunications and be adapted for photonics
  2. Japan's SuperKEKB set for first particle collisions (Wed Feb 21 8:45 am)
    Revamped accelerator will soon be smashing electrons and positrons together
  3. Wood-based 'supermaterial' is stronger and tougher than steel (Wed Feb 21 8:10 am)
    New material is made by compressing treated wood
  4. Three photons bind together to make a ?molecule? of light (Tue Feb 20 10:06 am)
    Technique could be used to create quantum-information systems
  5. Nuclear excitation by electron capture seen at long last (Tue Feb 20 7:55 am)
    Breakthrough could lead to new type of energy source

EurekaAlert Chemistry, Physics, and Materials Sciences News (Top 5 items)

  1. NASA's James Webb Space Telescope full mirror deployment a success (Mon Mar 30 11:00 pm)
    (NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) In a recent test, NASA's James Webb Space Telescope fully deployed its primary mirror into the same configuration it will have when in space.
  2. Purdue innovators moving to fast-track COVID-19 diagnostic, therapeutic solutions (Mon Mar 30 11:00 pm)
    (Purdue University) As the coronavirus pandemic spreads across the globe, Purdue University scientists are working to move solutions to diagnose and treat the virus to the marketplace as soon as possible. The Purdue Research Foundation Office...
  3. To tune up your quantum computer, better call an AI mechanic (Mon Mar 30 11:00 pm)
    (National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)) A paper in the journal Physical Review Applied outlines a way to teach an AI to make an interconnected set of adjustments to the quantum dots that could form the qubits in a quantum computer's...
  4. Mesoamerican copper smelting technology aided colonial weaponry (Mon Mar 30 11:00 pm)
    (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Spanish conquerors depended on indigenous expertise to keep up their munitions supplies, archaeologists have found.
  5. Hubble finds best evidence for elusive mid-size black hole (Mon Mar 30 11:00 pm)
    (ESA/Hubble Information Centre) New data from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have provided the strongest evidence yet for mid-sized black holes in the Universe. Hubble confirms that this "intermediate-mass" black hole dwells inside a dense...

EurekaAlert Space & Planetary Science News (Top 5 items)

  1. NASA's James Webb Space Telescope full mirror deployment a success (Mon Mar 30 11:00 pm)
    (NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) In a recent test, NASA's James Webb Space Telescope fully deployed its primary mirror into the same configuration it will have when in space.
  2. Hubble finds best evidence for elusive mid-size black hole (Mon Mar 30 11:00 pm)
    (ESA/Hubble Information Centre) New data from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have provided the strongest evidence yet for mid-sized black holes in the Universe. Hubble confirms that this "intermediate-mass" black hole dwells inside a dense...
  3. Hubble finds best evidence for elusive mid-sized black hole (Mon Mar 30 11:00 pm)
    (NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) Astronomers have found the best evidence for the perpetrator of a cosmic homicide: a black hole of an elusive class known as "intermediate-mass," which betrayed its existence by tearing apart a wayward star...
  4. Extraterrestrial oceans: ERC Advanced Grant for Joachim Saur (Mon Mar 30 11:00 pm)
    (University of Cologne) Geophysicist from the University of Cologne receives most important European research grant. The funded project explores oceans on moons in the outer solar system as the basis to search for extraterrestrial life.
  5. €450 million for Europe's long-term frontier research (Mon Mar 30 11:00 pm)
    (European Research Council) The 185 winners of the annual ERC Advanced Grants competition have been announced today. They will explore their most daring and innovative ideas proposed in response to last year's call. The new research projects,...

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