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Nov 30  Mission complete for Nanosail-D  Launched on 19th November 2010 to collect data on the breaking action of the Earth's atmosphere on satellites and to >>>  
   
Nov 28  M 51's last supernova in high resolution  It's like photographing a golf ball on the Moon! Such is the resolution of the image made by an international team of researchers >>>  
   
Nov 25  Is their an ocean under Pluto's surface?  The possibility that Pluto hides an ocean of liquid water beneath the thick layer of ice that covers it has long been discussed. Though >>>  
   
Nov 23  Permanent magnetic fields in pulsars?  A pulsar is a rapidly rotating neutron star that emits radiation in pulses. The detection of the first pulsar was made at radio >>>  
   
Nov 21  The exact distance to Cygnus X-1  Since its discovery almost half a century ago, the powerful source of X-rays known as Cygnus X-1 has been one of the most studied >>>  
   
Nov 19  The galactic gas cycle  
Just as water on Earth goes through a cycle of rain, rivers, sea, evaporation and so on, so the gas in galaxies is thought to go through a cycle that >>>
 
   
Nov 16  Why are some old stars rich in metals?   Thanks to a long study using the telescopes of the European Southern Observatory and the Nordic Optical Telescope on La Palma, a >>>  
   
Nov 14  Earth's core older than previously thought  The results of research by Aleksey Smirnov and colleagues at the University of Rochester and Yale have recently been >>>  
   

Nov 12  "L'Astrofilo" arrives in newsagents! 
This time it's us making the news. Our magazine will now be printed each month and will be available at the incredible price of only 3.50 euro. The first issue printed will be December 2011, and will be available in newsagents in Italy from 18th November. This issue will also be on offer today and tomorrow at the Erba Astrofest (near Como) at the stands of some of our collaborators. Further details of the magazine can be found in the editorial (Italian version only).

   
Nov 10  A mass extinction caused by methane and carbon
9 million years after the mass extinction that wiped the dinosaurs off the face of the Earth there was another mass >>>
 
   
Nov 8  The White House is not hiding E.T.  Amongst the various initiatives established by the Obama administration, helping it to appear closer to the people of the United >>>  
   
Nov 4  Detecting alien lights
Given the limits of our technology, the search for aliens presently relies on the detection of either radio or luminous signals beamed in our direction >>>
 
   
Nov 2  A star with spiral arms!  Nello It appears as number 206462 in the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Star Catalog (SAO for short) and is an eighth magnitude star, 457 light >>>  
   

 

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