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WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) — Astronomers have been able to spot the first pair of supermassive black holes in a spiral galaxy similar to the Milky Way, NASA announced on Wednesday.

Using NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory, astronomers determined that …

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) — Astronomers have been able to spot a previously dormant black hole from a distant galaxy as it shredded and consumed a star, NASA said on Wednesday.

The incident has been streaming X-rays toward Earth since late March, a…

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) — A group of NASA scientists has discovered the coldest class of star-like bodies, with temperatures as cool as the human body, the agency announced on Wednesday.

Astronomers unsuccessfully tracked these dark orbs, termed …

ABUJA, NIGERIA (BNO NEWS) — Nigeria on Wednesday successfully launched two satellites into orbit on a Russian rocket, Surrey Satellite Technology Limited (SSTL) said.

The two satellites – the NigeriaSat-2 and NigeriaSat-X – were launched on a Russian…

CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS (BNO NEWS) — Astronomers have discovered the darkest known exoplanet, according to a report released by the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) on Friday.

The CfA report said that a distant, Jupiter-sized gas gi…

SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) — The U.S. military on Thursday lost contact with a hypersonic aircraft during a test flight over the Pacific Ocean, the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) confirmed.

The Hypersonic Technology …

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) — NASA on Wednesday announced that its Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity has reached the planet’s Endeavour crater to study rocks never seen before.

On Monday, the golf cart-sized rover relayed its arrival at a location …

MOSCOW, RUSSIA (BNO NEWS) — Russian scientists are developing a space rover which will conduct studies of the Sun from a closer distance than ever before, the Russian academy of Sciences announced.

The Institute was cited by the Russian news agency I…

CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) – NASA’s solar-powered Juno spacecraft lifted off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida at 12.25 p.m. local time Friday to begin a five-year journey to Jupiter.

Juno’s principal goal is to reveal th…

WASHINGTON (BNO NEWS) — Scientists have found new evidence of possible salt water flows on Mars, NASA announced on Thursday. Observations from NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) have revealed possible flowing water during the warmest months on M…

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