It ate a bunch of stellar gas and now it needs a nap. Think of black holes as bottomless devouring machines? Not so much, it turns out: the black hole at the center of the Sculptor galaxy, about 13 million light years away, is currently taking a wee little napsy. We first spied this black hole about a decade ago, when it was happily chomping away on a bunch of excess...
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How did NASA's NuSTAR measure a black hole's spin, solving an astrophysics controversy in the process?
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With the help of NASA's brand new NuSTAR observatory, astronomers have measured the spin of a supermassive black hole by detecting the relativistic effects that warp space-time at the edge of its event horizon.
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Filed under: Investing NuStar to Participate in Morgan Stanley 2013 Eagle Ford Shale Summit SAN ANTONIO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NuStar Energy L.P. (NYS: NS) and NuStar GP Holdings, LLC (NYS: NSH) announced today that Danny Oliver, Senior Vice President Business & Corporate Development of NuStar Energy L.P. and NuStar GP Holdings, LLC, will make a presentation at the Morgan...
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Filed under: Investing NuStar Energy L.P.'s 2012 Schedule K-1 Tax Packages Now Available SAN ANTONIO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NuStar Energy L.P. (NYS: NS) today announced that the 2012 tax packages, which include the Schedule K-1, are now available online at www.nustarenergy.com in the Investors section of the Web site. The partnership expects to begin mailing the 2012 tax...
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Filed under: Investing NuStar GP Holdings, LLC's 2012 Schedule K-1 Tax Packages Now Available SAN ANTONIO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- NuStar GP Holdings, LLC (NYS: NSH) today announced that the 2012 tax packages, which include the Schedule K-1, are now available online at www.nustargpholdings.com in the Investors section of the Web site. The company expects to begin mailing the...
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NASA has had all sorts of collaborators in its 54-year history. Universities have helped NASA advance the study of science. Non-profit organizations have helped NASA promote education. And industries such as aerospace have benefited from NASA's research (as well as NASA's contracts). NASA broke its own mold last year when it partnered with Microsoft to create a Mars rover...
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Surprising results of soil samples taken on Mars was announced at a NASA press conference
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On the outskirts of the gym floor at USM’s annual Thinking Matters conference, Matthew Dobson, a senior theater major, showed how he can make demons appear on stage. The Thinking Matters conference encourages students and faculty to display the work they’ve accomplished together over the year in research and scholarship. ...
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In a live press conference on May 6th, Nasa announced their plans for a manned mission to Mars. Nasa has already done significant work in exploring Mars and its potential for sustaining life, but a manned mission to Mars is...
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