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Astronomer Radio Signal Galaxy 9 Billion Light-Years Away
You’ve heard an actual galaxy cluster, but astronomers have managed to capture an actual radio signal from a galaxy located nearly 9 billion light-years from Earth. That’s right, teams from Montreal and India captured this radio signal from the most distant galaxy so far at a specific wavelength known as the 21 cm line, providing insight to the secrets of the early universe.

NASA Full-Scale Rotating Detonation Rocket Engine RDRE
It’s official, NASA has successfully tested the first full-scale rotating detonation rocket engine (RDRE), an advanced design that could be used for future deep space missions. Unlike traditional rocket engines that generate thrust using a supersonic combustion phenomenon known as a detonation, the RDRE design generates more power while using less fuel by incorporating a NASA-developed copper-alloy GRCop-42 with the powder bed fusion additive manufacturing process. This enables the engine to operate under extreme conditions for longer durations without overheating.

Tarantula Nebula NASA Chandra James Webb Space Telescope
You’ve heard JWST images turned into sound, now check out an image of the Tarantula Nebula, also known as 30 Doradus, created with NASA Chandra X-ray Observatory data and an infrared image from the James Webb Space Telescope. The X-rays appear as royal blue and purple, revealing gas that has been heated to millions of degrees by shock waves, similar to sonic booms, generated by the winds from massive stars.

NOIRLab Dark Energy Camera Milky Way 3.32-Billion Celestial Objects
Astronomers used NOIRLab’s Dark Energy Camera to capture a massive survey of the Milky Way galaxy’s galactic plane that contains a gargantuan 3.32 billion celestial objects. The original image from the US Department of Energy-fabricated Dark Energy Camera at the NSF’s Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory in Chile was reproduced in 4,000-pixels to fit on smaller devices.