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2021
Aug
9

Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument creates largest 3D map of the cosmos

Star trails over the Nicholas U. Mayall 4-meter Telescope on Kitt Peak National Observatory near Tucson, Arizona. Credit: KPNO/NOIRLab/NSF/AURA/P. Marenfeld The Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI) has capped off the first seven months of its survey run by smashing through all previous

2021
Aug
9

Dwarf galaxy Mrk 462: ‘Mini’ monster black hole could hold clues to giant’s growth

Credit: X-ray: NASA/CXC/Dartmouth Coll./J. Parker & R. Hickox; Optical/IR: Pan-STARRS The discovery of a supermassive black hole in a relatively small galaxy could help astronomers unravel the mystery surrounding how the very biggest black holes grow. Researchers used NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory

2021
Aug
9

The largest suite of cosmic simulations for AI training, free to download, already spurring discoveries

The CAMELS project (Cosmology and Astrophysics with MachinE Learning Simulations) combines over 4,000 cosmological simulations, millions of galaxies, and 350 terabytes of data to decipher secrets of the universe. Credit: University of Connecticut Totaling 4,233 universe simulations, millions of galaxies and 350

2021
Aug
9

Breakthrough in the nonlinear generation of primordial gravitational waves

The originally invisible gravitational wave signals were amplified by parametric resonance gain mechanism, and then detected by primordial gravitational wave detectors. Credit: European Space Agency/Planck Cooperation Group In a Physics Review Letters paper published on Dec 15th, an international research team, led