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@davideany

Finally I got a chance to visit the #johnsonspacecenter #nasa and talk with the folks there.. I got hyped! Great stuff coming..

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@eri0scam

From Earth to Márs #earth #mars #nasa #journey #space #future #spaces #starship

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@portalxbilgi

Nasanın yaptığı önemli açıklama... Güneş sistemindeki 9.gezegen ☉ #nasa #uzay #sistem at Istanbul Province

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@dcgetfit_com

This is why I love space and science, it's terrifying and fascinating. This is bad ass! Round and round they go - then BOOM! This animation begins with the final moments of two neutron stars (the super-dense cores of exploded massive stars), whirling around each other in a galaxy 130 million light-years away. Gravitational waves (rippling disturbance in space-time, shown here as pale arcs @alberteinstein_) bleed away orbital energy, causing the stars to move closer together and merge. As the stars collide, this explosive event emits light across a series of different wavelengths - first gamma rays (magenta), then ultraviolet (violet), then visible and infrared (blue-white to red) and once the jet directed toward us expanded into our view from Earth, X-rays (blue). Our Fermi Gamma-Ray Space Telescope witnessed this event on August 17, 2017 and we watched it unfold over multiple days with a variety of other telescopes. #space #nasa #universe #galaxy #stars #astrophysics #astronomy #science #gammarays #ultraviolet #infrared #xrays #gravitationalwaves #neutronstars #hubble #chandra #spitzer #nustar #fermi #swift #neildegrassetyson #alberteinstein

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@palmtreeparadise420

Me and all my beautiful people 🍂💯

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@wired

Oh hello there tiny astronauts! The two spacewalkers seen in this photo are NASA astronauts Randy Bresnik and Mark Vande Hai, out on a spacewalk to replace some parts of the the robotic CanadaArm2 on the International Space Station. 📸: @europeanspaceagency | @nasa

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@maggemakansen

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@angelo.197

@Regranned from @nasa - Round and round they go - then BOOM! This animation begins with the final moments of two neutron stars (the super-dense cores of exploded massive stars), whirling around each other in a galaxy 130 million light-years away. Gravitational waves (rippling disturbance in space-time, shown here as pale arcs) bleed away orbital energy, causing the stars to move closer together and merge. As the stars collide, this explosive event emits light across a series of different wavelengths - first gamma rays (magenta), then ultraviolet (violet), then visible and infrared (blue-white to red) and once the jet directed toward us expanded into our view from Earth, X-rays (blue). Our Fermi Gamma-Ray Space Telescope witnessed this event on August 17, 2017 and we watched it unfold over multiple days with a variety of other telescopes, including the Swift spacecraft, the Hubble Space Telescope (@NASAHubble), the Spitzer Space Telescope, our Chandra X-Ray Observatory (@NASAChandraXray) and our NuSTAR mission. The detectors at the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) received a gravitational wave signal just 1.7 seconds before the first light was seen by Fermi, making this the first event observed in both light and gravitational waves. Credit: @NASAGoddard/CI Lab #space #nasa #universe #galaxy #stars #astrophysics #astronomy #science #gammarays #ultraviolet #infrared #xrays #gravitationalwaves #neutronstars #hubble #chandra #spitzer #nustar #fermi #swift - #regrann

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@nasaspaceiss

Round and round then make them boom. #nasa #galaxy #nice

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@feggonaught

So this happened 130 million light years away "then our hearts combined like a neutron star collision" #science #physics #astrophysics #nasa #neutronstar #proffesorhawking #stephenhawking #bang #gravity #gravitationalwaves #einstein #time #space

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@anamartineza

#Repost @nasa (@get_repost) ・・・ Round and round they go - then BOOM! This animation begins with the final moments of two neutron stars (the super-dense cores of exploded massive stars), whirling around each other in a galaxy 130 million light-years away. Gravitational waves (rippling disturbance in space-time, shown here as pale arcs) bleed away orbital energy, causing the stars to move closer together and merge. As the stars collide, this explosive event emits light across a series of different wavelengths - first gamma rays (magenta), then ultraviolet (violet), then visible and infrared (blue-white to red) and once the jet directed toward us expanded into our view from Earth, X-rays (blue). Our Fermi Gamma-Ray Space Telescope witnessed this event on August 17, 2017 and we watched it unfold over multiple days with a variety of other telescopes, including the Swift spacecraft, the Hubble Space Telescope (@NASAHubble), the Spitzer Space Telescope, our Chandra X-Ray Observatory (@NASAChandraXray) and our NuSTAR mission. The detectors at the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) received a gravitational wave signal just 1.7 seconds before the first light was seen by Fermi, making this the first event observed in both light and gravitational waves. Credit: @NASAGoddard/CI Lab #space #nasa #universe #galaxy #stars #astrophysics #astronomy #science #gammarays #ultraviolet #infrared #xrays #gravitationalwaves #neutronstars #hubble #chandra #spitzer #nustar #fermi #swift

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@0317kjy

별이 충돌하여 합쳐져서 엄청난 에너지를 내뿜는 광경이래요. 정말 경이롭습니다. 8월17일 2017년에 목격된 장면. #Repost @nasa (@get_repost) ・・・ Round and round they go - then BOOM! This animation begins with the final moments of two neutron stars (the super-dense cores of exploded massive stars), whirling around each other in a galaxy 130 million light-years away. Gravitational waves (rippling disturbance in space-time, shown here as pale arcs) bleed away orbital energy, causing the stars to move closer together and merge. As the stars collide, this explosive event emits light across a series of different wavelengths - first gamma rays (magenta), then ultraviolet (violet), then visible and infrared (blue-white to red) and once the jet directed toward us expanded into our view from Earth, X-rays (blue). Our Fermi Gamma-Ray Space Telescope witnessed this event on August 17, 2017 and we watched it unfold over multiple days with a variety of other telescopes, including the Swift spacecraft, the Hubble Space Telescope (@NASAHubble), the Spitzer Space Telescope, our Chandra X-Ray Observatory (@NASAChandraXray) and our NuSTAR mission. The detectors at the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) received a gravitational wave signal just 1.7 seconds before the first light was seen by Fermi, making this the first event observed in both light and gravitational waves. Credit: @NASAGoddard/CI Lab #space #nasa #universe #galaxy #stars #astrophysics #astronomy #science #gammarays #ultraviolet #infrared #xrays #gravitationalwaves #neutronstars #hubble #chandra #spitzer #nustar #fermi #swift

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@astronomy_fanclub

❤️ DoubleTap & Tag a Friend below⤵ Following @astronomy_fanclub for some awesome photos !!! If you want a tshirt clicking the link in my bio (profile) ➡@astronomy_fanclub ____________________________________ via @astronomyfix • • • • • #astronomy #astrophotography #nasa #cosmos #space #stargazing #milkyway #hubble #astronomia #universe #galaxy #nightsky #science #telescope #universetoday #nebula #astrophysics #stars #astro_photography_ #astronomi #planets #constellation #interstellar #astrophoto #solarsystem #uzay #ig_astrophotography #nightscaper #nasabeyond #bilim

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@the.real.chris_brah

This merger also creates gold, lead and platinum... Amazing stuff @Regranned from @neil.degrasse - This is bad ass. Round and round they go - then BOOM! This animation begins with the final moments of two neutron stars (the super-dense cores of exploded massive stars), whirling around each other in a galaxy 130 million light-years away. Gravitational waves (rippling disturbance in space-time, shown here as pale arcs @alberteinstein_) bleed away orbital energy, causing the stars to move closer together and merge. As the stars collide, this explosive event emits light across a series of different wavelengths - first gamma rays (magenta), then ultraviolet (violet), then visible and infrared (blue-white to red) and once the jet directed toward us expanded into our view from Earth, X-rays (blue). Our Fermi Gamma-Ray Space Telescope witnessed this event on August 17, 2017 and we watched it unfold over multiple days with a variety of other telescopes, including the Swift spacecraft, the Hubble Space Telescope (@NASAHubble), the Spitzer Space Telescope, our Chandra X-Ray Observatory (@NASAChandraXray) and our NuSTAR mission. The detectors at the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) received a gravitational wave signal just 1.7 seconds before the first light was seen by Fermi, making this the first event observed in both light and gravitational waves. Credit: @NASAGoddard/CI Lab #space #nasa #universe #galaxy #stars #astrophysics #astronomy #science #gammarays #ultraviolet #infrared #xrays #gravitationalwaves #neutronstars #hubble #chandra #spitzer #nustar #fermi #swift #neildegrassetyson #alberteinstein #Repost @nasa ・・・ - #regrann

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@sacrelyne

Stars colliding in a galaxy 130 millions light years away. Rg @nasa . . #space #galaxy #nasa #stars #animation #universe

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@monki_616

#NASA

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@popping_betz

Neutron star collosion animation.. Its beautiful.. 😍 #astrophysics #nasa #astronomy #stars #neutronstar #follow

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@life_is_relative

😵😍 #Repost @neil.degrasse This is bad ass. Round and round they go - then BOOM! This animation begins with the final moments of two neutron stars (the super-dense cores of exploded massive stars), whirling around each other in a galaxy 130 million light-years away. Gravitational waves (rippling disturbance in space-time, shown here as pale arcs @alberteinstein_) bleed away orbital energy, causing the stars to move closer together and merge. As the stars collide, this explosive event emits light across a series of different wavelengths - first gamma rays (magenta), then ultraviolet (violet), then visible and infrared (blue-white to red) and once the jet directed toward us expanded into our view from Earth, X-rays (blue). Our Fermi Gamma-Ray Space Telescope witnessed this event on August 17, 2017 and we watched it unfold over multiple days with a variety of other telescopes, including the Swift spacecraft, the Hubble Space Telescope (@NASAHubble), the Spitzer Space Telescope, our Chandra X-Ray Observatory (@NASAChandraXray) and our NuSTAR mission. The detectors at the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) received a gravitational wave signal just 1.7 seconds before the first light was seen by Fermi, making this the first event observed in both light and gravitational waves. Credit: @NASAGoddard/CI Lab #space #nasa #universe #galaxy #stars #astrophysics #astronomy #science #gammarays #ultraviolet #infrared #xrays #gravitationalwaves #neutronstars #hubble #chandra #spitzer #nustar #fermi #swift #neildegrassetyson #alberteinstein #Repost @nasa ・・・

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@yceron

#Repost @starletters (@get_repost) ・・・ #Repost @nasa ・・・ Round and round they go - then BOOM! This animation begins with the final moments of two neutron stars (the super-dense cores of exploded massive stars), whirling around each other in a galaxy 130 million light-years away. Gravitational waves (rippling disturbance in space-time, shown here as pale arcs) bleed away orbital energy, causing the stars to move closer together and merge. As the stars collide, this explosive event emits light across a series of different wavelengths - first gamma rays (magenta), then ultraviolet (violet), then visible and infrared (blue-white to red) and once the jet directed toward us expanded into our view from Earth, X-rays (blue). Our Fermi Gamma-Ray Space Telescope witnessed this event on August 17, 2017 and we watched it unfold over multiple days with a variety of other telescopes, including the Swift spacecraft, the Hubble Space Telescope (@NASAHubble), the Spitzer Space Telescope, our Chandra X-Ray Observatory (@NASAChandraXray) and our NuSTAR mission. The detectors at the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) received a gravitational wave signal just 1.7 seconds before the first light was seen by Fermi, making this the first event observed in both light and gravitational waves. Credit: @NASAGoddard/CI Lab #space #nasa #universe #galaxy #stars #astrophysics #astronomy #science #gammarays #ultraviolet #infrared #xrays #gravitationalwaves #neutronstars #hubble #chandra #spitzer #nustar #fermi #swift at Stafford, Texas

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@a.s.t.r.o.jpg

I regret all the times I could’ve shown that I love you, but I didn’t -A 💫 / / / / / / / / / / / #nasa #desert #aesthetic #space #stars #milkyway #galaxies #smilemore #cool #spacey #idek #killmeeeee

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@waasop

Hubble gira su mirada hacia un nuevo evento de Onda Gravitacional. El resplandor de esta colisión titánica que brilla dentro de la galaxia NGC 4993 está a una distancia de 130 millones de años luz de distancia. El 17 de agosto de 2017, el observatorio de ondas gravitatorias (LIGO), detectó ondas gravitacionales de una colisión de estrellas de neutrones dentro de esta galaxia. El evento también resultó en una llamarada de luz llamada kilonova, que es visible en la parte superior izquierda del centro de la galaxia en esta imagen del Telescopio Espacial Hubble. Crédito: NASA / ESA / Hubble #WaaSop #Ciencia #OndasGravitacionales #Estrellas #Science #EstrellasDeNeutrones #LIGO #NASA #Hubble #Universo #Universe #News #Noticias

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@sanzdellmans

Round and round they go - then BOOM! This animation begins with the final moments of two neutron stars (the super-dense cores of exploded massive stars), whirling around each other in a galaxy 130 million light-years away. Gravitational waves (rippling disturbance in space-time, shown here as pale arcs) bleed away orbital energy, causing the stars to move closer together and merge. As the stars collide, this explosive event emits light across a series of different wavelengths - first gamma rays (magenta), then ultraviolet (violet), then visible and infrared (blue-white to red) and once the jet directed toward us expanded into our view from Earth, X-rays (blue). Our Fermi Gamma-Ray Space Telescope witnessed this event on August 17, 2017 and we watched it unfold over multiple days with a variety of other telescopes, including the Swift spacecraft, the Hubble Space Telescope (@NASAHubble), the Spitzer Space Telescope, our Chandra X-Ray Observatory (@NASAChandraXray) and our NuSTAR mission. The detectors at the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) received a gravitational wave signal just 1.7 seconds before the first light was seen by Fermi, making this the first event observed in both light and gravitational waves. Credit: @NASAGoddard/CI Lab #space #nasa #universe #galaxy #stars #astrophysics #astronomy #science #gammarays #ultraviolet #infrared #xrays #gravitationalwaves #neutronstars #hubble #chandra #spitzer #nustar #fermi #swift

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@sauyanes

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@a.s.t.r.o.jpg

Maybe someday our paths will cross again, and when all dust is settled, there will be peace in the silence -A💫 / / / / / / / / / / #space #neutronstar #spaceaesthetic #nasa #smilemore #purple #idk #milkyway #galaxies #stars #nebula #randomtheme

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@crlnjsmn

. . . . buti pa name ko makakarating sa mars 😁😁 #Mars #NASA #likeit #boardingpass #tryit #lol #Hi #🚀 #🛰

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@fayeyamld

Send our love to the universe! #boardingpass #nasa #insightmissiontomars #mars

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@a.s.t.r.o.jpg

I’ve been noticed -A💫 / / / / / / / / / / #space #nasa #crushing #ugh #aesthetic #tired #cool #pretty #spaceaesthetic #galaxies #stars #cosmos

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@astro_liam

Astronaut James B. Irwin, lunar module pilot, works at the Lunar Roving Vehicle during the first Apollo 15 lunar surface extravehicular activity (EVA) at the Hadley-Apennine landing site. The shadow of the Lunar Module "Falcon" is in the foreground. This view is looking northeast, with Mount Hadley in the background. This photograph was taken by astronaut David R. Scott, commander🚀 . . . 📸@astronautariana #photography #spaceshuttle #atlantis #technology #nasa #esa #csa #earth #space #astronaut #soyuz #science #mars #moon #orbit #sls #dragon #spacex #astronomy

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@le_mocassin_zippe

@nasa #NASA 🌌

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@mbak_ay.nasa

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@guardianaustralia

“The wedding band on your finger or the gold watch you’re wearing was most likely produced a billion years ago by two neutron stars colliding. That’s pretty cool.” The collision of a pair of neutron stars, marked by ripples through the fabric of space-time and a flash brighter than a billion suns, has been witnessed for the first time in the most intensely observed astronomical event to date. In the extraordinary sequence, the two ultra-dense stars spiralled inwards, violently collided and, in all likelihood, immediately collapsed into a black hole. As the stars collided, they emitted an intense beam of gamma rays and the sky was showered with heavy elements, resolving a decades-old debate about where gold and platinum come from. Image is an artist’s impression • Follow the link in our bio to read more about this new frontier for science, and listen to the gravitational wave signal as the two stars collide • Image: University of Warwick/Mark Garli/PA

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@mintgreenlivingblog

My little nerd 😍 #nasa #baby #nasababy #babyboy

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@fit_crys

Repost from @nasa using @RepostRegramApp - Round and round they go - then BOOM! This animation begins with the final moments of two neutron stars (the super-dense cores of exploded massive stars), whirling around each other in a galaxy 130 million light-years away. Gravitational waves (rippling disturbance in space-time, shown here as pale arcs) bleed away orbital energy, causing the stars to move closer together and merge. As the stars collide, this explosive event emits light across a series of different wavelengths - first gamma rays (magenta), then ultraviolet (violet), then visible and infrared (blue-white to red) and once the jet directed toward us expanded into our view from Earth, X-rays (blue). Our Fermi Gamma-Ray Space Telescope witnessed this event on August 17, 2017 and we watched it unfold over multiple days with a variety of other telescopes, including the Swift spacecraft, the Hubble Space Telescope (@NASAHubble), the Spitzer Space Telescope, our Chandra X-Ray Observatory (@NASAChandraXray) and our NuSTAR mission. The detectors at the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) received a gravitational wave signal just 1.7 seconds before the first light was seen by Fermi, making this the first event observed in both light and gravitational waves. Credit: @NASAGoddard/CI Lab #space #nasa #universe #galaxy #stars #astrophysics #astronomy #science #gammarays #ultraviolet #infrared #xrays #gravitationalwaves #neutronstars #hubble #chandra #spitzer #nustar #fermi #swift

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@oasisouterspace

signaling and navigation "modual". Brunton truarc 13 baseplate compass. Fox 4 micro whistle. undetermined oranage signal panel. Signal mirror. Pencal and paper. (Fresnel lense also if not present in "tool" modual or "acessory pack" ) . What things do you carry for navigation on you and inside your survival kit? . Would u rather have a button compass or a full baseplate. One with a magnifying glass? .. . #survival #navigator #navigation #signaling #brunton #fox40 #survivalkit #mapreading # #bushcraft #compass #signalmarker #nasa #spacex #astronauttraining #astronautsurvival #citizenastronaut #survivalskills

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@planetarysocietychicago

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has detected the faint afterglow of the explosive merger of two neutron stars in the galaxy NGC 4993. The event was initially detected in gravitational waves and gamma rays. Subsequent observations by dozens of telescopes have monitored its afterglow across the entire spectrum of light. The event is located about 130 million light-years from Earth. Spitzer's observation on September 29, 2017, came just over 6 weeks after the event was first seen. The first image is a color composite of the 3.6 and 4.5 micron channels of the Spitzer IRAC instrument, rendered in cyan and red. The second image is a median-filtered color composite showing a faint red dot at the known location of the event. The final image shows the residual 4.5 micron data after subtracting out the light of the galaxy using an archival image that predates the event. #neutronstar #nasa #spitzerspacetelescope 📷: NASA/JPL-Caltech

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@world_eater_films

I get into selfie moods but filters disqualify me for a shoutout from @thegayvillage feelsgucci #selfie #gamer #gaymer #youtube #twitch #leagueoflegends #overwatch #reading #art #followme #riotgames #blizzardgames #snapchat #space #astronomy #nasa #aliens #stars

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@art.xvllmv

HBD Alexandr! abstract n6 120x80 | acrylic | macro #myGspotisintheendofthedrawinG #NASA #inprogress #abstract #art #drawing at Koropovo, Kharkivs'Ka Oblast', Ukraine

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@gearoneperformance

@cmarcano18 enjoying his first track outing with his fresh Gear One race alignment at Gear One Performance

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@thunderadventures

I was so surprised by the sheer size of the #discovery #nasa #spaceshuttle #udvarhazyairandspacemuseum #workcation

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@joellecoverett

Oops. Made one wrong turn today. #nasa #breakingin at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

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@pureafricandna

#starwars Is here. Soon they'll release the #flyingsaucers they've been working on since the 30's. #hitler found some before America had the #UFO crash in #rosswell. This is why after hitler was taken out most of his top #scientists ended up at #Nasa. #flatearth . Look into it. It's fascinating at the very least.

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@mad.maxxwell

Got my boarding pass. My name’s going to be in a silicon chip on Mars with the @nasa @nasajpl InSight Lander Mission to Mars launching 5.8.18 #redplanet #mars #insight #nasa #jpl at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

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@crisnoble_7

#Repost @nasahubble (@get_repost) ・・・ For the first time, NASA scientists have detected light tied to a gravitational-wave event, thanks to two merging neutron stars in the galaxy NGC 4993, located about 130 million light-years from Earth in the constellation Hydra. On Aug. 17, NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope picked up a pulse of high-energy light from a powerful explosion, which was immediately reported to astronomers around the globe as a short gamma-ray burst. The scientists at the National Science Foundation’s Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory detected gravitational waves dubbed GW170817 from a pair of smashing stars tied to the gamma-ray burst, encouraging astronomers to look for the aftermath of the explosion. NASA's Swift, Hubble, Chandra and Spitzer missions, along with dozens of ground-based observatories, including the NASA-funded Pan-STARRS survey, later captured the fading glow of the blast's expanding debris. Within hours of the initial Fermi detection, LIGO and the Virgo detector at the European Gravitational Observatory near Pisa, Italy, greatly refined the event's position in the sky with additional analysis of gravitational wave data. Ground-based observatories then quickly located a new optical and infrared source -- the kilonova -- in NGC 4993. On Aug. 22, Hubble began imaging the kilonova and capturing its near-infrared spectrum, which revealed the motion and chemical composition of the expanding debris. For more info, head to nasa.gov/hubble Credit: NASA/Hubble #NASA #Hubble #space #science #astronomy #universe #telescope #cosmos #ligo #gravitationalwaves #kilonova #neutronstars

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@hoydr2020

10/16/17 #danielroberthoy •author 🌐Daily🌞thought provoking🔴poetically, very short stories⛲️FollowMe👣LIKE your favorites 👍 Copyright 2017 . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . #crossfit #zen #winelover #teatime #coffeebreak #kosher #steakhouse #yoga #yogapants #instatravel #travelphotography #bookstagram #Booknerd #bookworm #bibliophile #booklover #bookclub #bookshelf #bookish #bookstagrammer #bookaholic #bookaddict #kombucha #goodreads #cassini #champagne #natgeo #nasa #todayshow

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@madmadters

"Two nebula clouds on the same trajectory, bound to cross paths and partake in a cosmic collision. So magnificent, so captivating, so energetically explosive in nature; creating entire worlds in their wake. Coalescing. Becoming intertwined with one another as they are thrust into an interstellar dance, becoming so interconnected that the particles of each individual cloud become indistinguishable from one another. Vibrating as one cosmic being." -Madisson to Cassidy ✨✨✨SHINE BRIGHT LIKE A KILONOVA✨✨✨ IN CASE YOU MISSED IT. At 8:41 a.m. Eastern time on Aug. 17, a gravitational wave hit the Virgo detector in Italy. But first, let's go back to the beginning of this story. Some 130 million years ago, in a galaxy far away, the smoldering cores of two collapsed stars smashed into each other. The resulting explosion sent a burst of gamma rays streaming through space and rippled the very fabric of the universe. On Aug. 17, those signals reached Earth — and sparked an astronomy revolution. The distant collision created a “kilonova,” an astronomical marvel that scientists have never seen before. It was the first cosmic event in history to be witnessed via both traditional telescopes, which can observe electromagnetic radiation like gamma rays, and gravitational wave detectors, which sense the wrinkles in space-time produced by distant cataclysms. The detection, which involved thousands of researchers working at more than 70 laboratories and telescopes on every continent, heralds a new era in space research known as “multimessenger astrophysics.” Kilonovas are swift, brilliant explosions that occur during the merger of neutron stars, which are ultradense remnants of collapsed stars that are composed almost entirely of neutrons, or uncharged particles. Collisions between neutron stars are thought to be 1,000 times as bright as a typical nova, and they are the universe’s primary source of such elements as silver, platinum and gold. But much like gravitational waves, kilonovas have long been strictly theoretical. No scientist had ever seen one. Until this summer. -Washington Post #space #nasa #neutron #kilonova #astronomy #astrophysics #science #galaxygains #stardust

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@flat_globe

Happy flat Monday everybody! This is a new kind of post I’m doing, where every Monday flat earthers and globeheads alike can talk peacefully with no need for aggressive jeering. Have at it everybody! This is simply a day to celebrate all our beliefs, even if we don’t see eye to eye. Happy flat Monday everybody 🤙 •••••••••••••••••••••••• #flatearth #Nasa #NasaLIES #noboll #airplane #follow #the #sun #flatearth #flatearthsociety #flatearthsociety #flatearther #flatheadsyndrome #flathead #flatearthmatters #wakeup #flatearth101 #gravityfake #cute

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@jovita_s

Life on Mars. #photoshoot #creativedesigns #lifeonmars #art #nasa

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@_wingslikeagles_

🎇 #wingslikeagles #birthinghope #cometogether #unity #togetherness #bettertogether #one . #Repost @nasa . Round and round they go - then BOOM! This animation begins with the final moments of two neutron stars (the super-dense cores of exploded massive stars), whirling around each other in a galaxy 130 million light-years away. Gravitational waves (rippling disturbance in space-time, shown here as pale arcs) bleed away orbital energy, causing the stars to move closer together and merge. As the stars collide, this explosive event emits light across a series of different wavelengths - first gamma rays (magenta), then ultraviolet (violet), then visible and infrared (blue-white to red) and once the jet directed toward us expanded into our view from Earth, X-rays (blue). Our Fermi Gamma-Ray Space Telescope witnessed this event on August 17, 2017 and we watched it unfold over multiple days with a variety of other telescopes, including the Swift spacecraft, the Hubble Space Telescope (@NASAHubble), the Spitzer Space Telescope, our Chandra X-Ray Observatory (@NASAChandraXray) and our NuSTAR mission. The detectors at the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) received a gravitational wave signal just 1.7 seconds before the first light was seen by Fermi, making this the first event observed in both light and gravitational waves. Credit: @NASAGoddard/CI Lab #space #nasa #universe #galaxy #stars #astrophysics #astronomy #science #gammarays #ultraviolet #infrared #xrays #gravitationalwaves #neutronstars #hubble #chandra #spitzer #nustar #fermi #swift

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@castrolhon

Si pensabas que hacer el cambio de aceite en tu automóvil era una hazaña, vea @nasa_Astronauts esta semana usando Castrol Braycote en el espacio. #castrol #nasa

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