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Mystery of Moon's Magnetic Field Deepens - The moon generated a surprisingly intense magnetic field until at least 3.56 billion years ago, 160 million years longer than previously thought, a new study reports. These findings could shed light not just on the magnetic field of the moon, which is now extremely weak, but on that of asteroids & other distant worlds. Research increasingly suggests that the moon once had a dynamo like Earth, with evidence of magnetism found in lunar rocks.

This illustration shows one suggested mechanism for creating an ancient magnetic field on the moon. In this scenario, impacting space rocks on the moon would create instability in the moon's core that could lead to a dynamo that creates a magnetic field.

Magnetar Star

Scientists Detect A Particle That Could Be A New Form Of Matter

Quark stars and Strange Stars

A gamma-ray pulsar is a compact neutron star that accelerates charged particles to relativistic speeds in its extremely strong magnetic field. This process produces gamma radiation (violet) far above the surface of the compact remains of the star, while radio waves (green) are emitted over the magnetic poles in the form of a cone. The rotation sweeps the emission regions across the terrestrial line of sight, making the pulsar light up periodically in the sky. NASA/Fermi/Cruz de Wilde

Newly Discovered Gamma-Ray Pulsar J1838-0537

Astronomers have discovered a weird compact spinning star whose rotation has sped up slightly, causing it to be hidden until now. The star is what's called a pulsar, made of the.

NASA's Kepler space telescope characterized 19 "heartbeat stars" — stellar pairs whose tight orbits lead to a heartbeat-like brightness curve and ellipsoidal shape. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

NASA's Kepler space telescope characterized 19 "heartbeat stars" — stellar pairs whose tight orbits lead to a heartbeat-like brightness curve and ellipsoidal shape.

magnetar

This graphic shows an exotic object in our galaxy called SGR (SGR 0418 for short). As described in our press release, SGR 0418 is a magnetar, a type of neutron star that has a relatively slow spin rate and generates occasional large blasts of X-rays.

The Mysterious Magnetar WIth an Insanely Strong Magnetic Field

The Mysterious Magnetar WIth an Insanely Strong Magnetic Field

Scientists using ESA’s XMM-Newton space telescope have discovered that a curious dead star has been hiding one of the strongest magnetic fields in the Universe all along, despite earlier suggestions of an unusually low magnetic field.

Traveling faster than the speed of light, you could go anywhere in minutes -- at least, in the "Star Trek" universe. Is this sci-fi device theoretically possible?

How Warp Speed Works

Warp drive is how the "Star Trek" crew enters warp speed. Go inside the warp drive to learn how it works and find out how warp factor affects speed.

Voyage autour de la Terre entre les quasi-lunes et les mini-lunes

“minimoons,” are thought to be only a few feet across and to usually orbit our planet for less than a year before resuming their previous lives as asteroids orbiting the Sun

Il Sole raggiunge il suo massimo fulgore ed inizia lentamente il suo declino, mentre la Luna sua compagna lo sostiene nell'ombra, entrambi celebrati da millenni sulla Terra, che ospita i frutti del loro Amore così grande e duraturo. Così anche il maschile ed il femminile si uniscono per rendere fecondo e portare alla Luce ogni Disegno Divino, nel ciclo continuo ed eterno della Vita. #solstizio #estate #maschile #femminile #coaching www.valeriapisano.com

This artwork shows a star like our sun with an orbiting planet in the foreground. Illustration by Gabriel Perez Diaz, Instituto de Aastrofisica de Canarias (MultiMedia Service)

Can a star orbit a planet instead of a planet orbiting a star? Yes, and it happens all of the time.  http://www.fromquarkstoquasars.com/are-there-any-planets-that-do-not-actually-orbit-but-are-instead-stationery-relative-to-their-parent-stars-is-this-scenario-possible/

Question asked by Robert: Are there any planets that do not actually orbit but are instead stationery relative to their parent stars? Is this scenario poss

Darkness

Little is known about black holes but several scientists in history have developed their own theories. Here is a list of 25 crazy facts about black holes

Mesmerizing

Mesmerizing

Magnetar

Magnetar

BBC - Future - Science & Environment - Our first line of defence against violent solar storms

Our first line of defence against violent solar storms

Solar Dynamics Observatory image of the moon crossing the sun. Check out the video!

Magnetar

Magnetar

An enormous X-shaped structure made of stars lies at the centre of the Milky Way, a new study indicates.

X may mark the spot at centre of Milky Way galaxy

An enormous X-shaped structure made of stars lies at the centre of the Milky Way, a new NASA study of infrared light coming from our home galaxy indicates.

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