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‘Ghost Particle’ Sized Up by Cosmologists

‘Ghost Particle’ Sized Up by Cosmologists

Cosmologists at University College London (UCL), England, have recently reported a new calculation that led them one step closer to determining the mass of the elusive neutrino particle. While most of the studies made until now used particle detectors, the ...

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How Supergiant Stars Lose Mass

How Supergiant Stars Lose Mass

Two teams of astronomers, one from the Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy in Bonn, Germany, and one from the Paris Observatory, France, have recently used the European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope to study Betelgeuse, the second brightest star ...

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Is the Mass of Black Holes Limited?

Is the Mass of Black Holes Limited?

A new study by researchers from the US and Chile suggest there is an upper limit on the mass of black holes. Using a variety of observational data they trace the accretion history of black holes, from which the mass ...

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