The Orderly Chaos Of Black Holes

January 15, 2019 Syndicated 0

During the formation of a black hole a bright burst of energetic light is produced called a gamma-ray burst. Researchers have built the POLAR instrument to analyze GRBs. The first results reveal that high energy photons coming from GRBs are neither completely chaotic, nor completely organized, but a mixture of the two.

Saturn Is Losing Its Rings At ‘Worst-Case-Scenario’ Rate

December 27, 2018 Syndicated 0

New NASA research confirms that Saturn is losing its iconic rings at the maximum rate estimated from Voyager 1 & 2 observations made decades ago. The rings are being pulled into Saturn by gravity as a dusty rain of ice particles under the influence of Saturn’s magnetic field.