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Largest Crater in the Solar System Found

by on Jun.27, 2008, under Around the Solar System

Mars

There is a distinct difference between the northern and the southern hemispheres of Mars. The northern hemisphere is a relatively young and smooth lowland basin, whilst the southern hemisphere consists of crater-pitted highlands, which reach up to 8,000 meters higher than anything found in the north. NASA’s Viking missions first spotted this “crustal dichotomy” in […]

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How Blazars are Powered

by on May.08, 2008, under Deep Space, Newsflash

US researchers report in Nature they have worked out how black holes emit jet streams of particles at close to light speed. This is known as a Blazar The Boston University team say the streams originate in the magnetic field near the edge of the black hole. They say it is within this region that […]

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