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Observatorio Rubin revelará las huellas de la materia oscura en nuestra galaxia

Gracias a las imágenes que podrán ser obtenidas con seis filtros distintos montados en la cámara más grande construida para la astronomía, el Observatorio Vera C. Rubin estará en condiciones de descubrir los efectos de la interacción de la...
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Rubin Observatory will Reveal Dark Matter’s Ghostly Disruptions of Stellar Streams

Glittering threads of stars around the Milky Way may hold answers to one of our biggest questions about the Universe: what is dark matter?
15-Apr-2024 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Revelan detallada panorámica de 11 mil millones de años hacia el pasado del Universo

Astrónomos de diversas partes del mundo están realizando un análisis inicial de los datos del primer año de estudio del Instrumento Espectroscópico de Energía Oscura, que lleva a cabo un sondeo de 5 años para crear el mapa en 3D más grande...
4-Apr-2024 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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DESI Looks 11 Billion Years Into the Past to Reveal Most Detailed View Ever of the Expanding Universe

The Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument is conducting a five-year survey to create the largest 3D map of the Universe ever. Astronomers are now performing initial analysis of the survey’s first-year data. Using spectra of nearby galaxies and...
4-Apr-2024 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Construction of Largest Digital Camera Ever Built for Astronomy Completed

The world’s largest digital camera for astronomy is complete. Once in place on a telescope in Chile, the LSST Camera will gather an unprecedented amount of data about our Universe, yielding new insights into everything from dark energy to...
27-Mar-2024 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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La cámara más grande en la historia de la astronomía ya está lista para retratar al Universo

La cámara digital astronómica más grande del mundo ya está terminada. Una vez que se encuentre instalada en el telescopio en Chile, la llamada Cámara LSST será capaz de recolectar una cantidad de datos sin precedentes sobre nuestro Universo,...
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Filamentos estelares fantasmales capturados con la imagen de DECam más grande jamás publicada

Con la poderosa Cámara de Energía Oscura (DECam por sus siglas en inglés) de 570 megapíxeles, fabricada por el Departamento de Energía de Estados Unidos, los astrónomos han construido una imagen gigante de 1,3 gigapíxeles que muestra la parte...
12-Mar-2024 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Ghostly Stellar Tendrils Captured in Largest DECam Image Ever Released

With the powerful, 570-megapixel Department of Energy-fabricated Dark Energy Camera (DECam), astronomers have constructed a massive 1.3-gigapixel image showcasing the central part of the Vela Supernova Remnant, the cosmic corpse of a gigantic star...
12-Mar-2024 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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