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TESS Detects Bright, Long-Lasting Gamma-Ray Burst

Astronomers using NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) exoplanet-hunting mission have detected the rising and decaying optical afterglow of the gamma-ray burst event GRB 191016A. An artist’s impression of a blazar. Image credit: DESY / Science Communication Lab. GRB 191016A occurred on October 16, 2019, in a previously uncataloged galaxy in the northern constellation of…

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Chandra Detects Stable Isotope of Titanium in Cassiopeia A

Astronomers using NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory have detected stable titanium, along with chromium and iron, blasting out from the center of the supernova remnant Cassiopeia A. This composite image, taken by NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory and the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, shows the supernova remnant Cassiopeia A; the different colors represent elements detected by Chandra:…

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Simple foot test detects heart rhythm disorder in patients with diabetes

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Atrial fibrillation can be detected during annual foot assessments in patients with diabetes, according to research presented today at EHRA 2021, an online scientific congress of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). “In our study, one in six patients with diabetes had previously undiagnosed atrial fibrillation,” said study author Dr. Ilias…

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ALMA Detects Volcanic Gases in Atmosphere of Io

Using data from the Atacama Large Millimeter/Submillimeter Array (ALMA), astronomers from India have detected acetone, disulfur monoxide, and carbon monoxide in the atmosphere of Jupiter’s moon Io. This global view of Io was obtained in January 1999 by NASA’s Galileo spacecraft. Image credit: NASA / JPL / University of Arizona. Io is the innermost of…

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New Zealand detects first community virus case in two months

New Zealand health officials on Sunday confirmed the first case of COVID-19 in the community for more than two months, sparking urgent contract-tracing efforts north of Auckland.