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Space ‘burps’ offer clues on new galaxies: research focuses on how matter is ejected from black holes

By pinpointing the exact moment when a black hole launched fast- moving material from the region surrounding it, a University of Alberta astronomer has uncovered an important clue for discovering how new galaxies are formed. The interaction of material ejected, or “burped,” from black holes with other gasses in space is fundamental to the creation of

Snelgrove Gallery exhibitions explore the space in us and around us

Two graduates from the B.F.A. program, Vanya Hanson and Lindsay Klassen, both have something to say about the way we deal with the space around us, within us and even on us. Shell, the show by Vanya Hanson takes space and turns it into a mystifying playground. As I walked into the Snelgrove Gallery I was

Rogue satellite re-enters Earth’s atmosphere and breaks up

Some time around midnight eastern time on Sept. 23, a decommissioned NASA satellite fell out of the sky — but nobody knows where. The Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite, or UARS, was launched in 1991. According to NASA, it was “the first multi-instrumented satellite to observe numerous chemical components of the atmosphere for better understanding of photochemistry.”

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