Georgina Torbet

Georgina Torbet

Georgina is a space enthusiast with a PhD in psychology and an interest in privacy and security. When not writing, she is usually to be found tinkering with her PC or reading superhero comics.

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Hypervelocity star booted out of our galaxy by supermassive black hole

Astronomers have detected a hypervelocity star traveling at a tremendous speed of 2.3 million mph, making it the third-fastest star ever recorded.
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Hubble captures a peculiar galaxy pulled out of shape by a nearby satellite

A new Hubble image shows an unusual elongated galaxy with a spiral arm that has been stretched and extended due to the movements of a nearby satellite galaxy.
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Curiosity rover discovers a puzzling oxygen mystery on Mars

NASA's Curiosity rover has uncovered a strange puzzle, finding seasonal variations in oxygen which scientists are struggling to explain.
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Planet-hunting satellite spots rare hot Neptune on border of Neptune desert

Astronomers have discovered a planet the size of Neptune orbiting close to its star, with an orbital period of just 2.11 days and a surface temperature of 2,032 degrees Fahrenheit.
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Most distant object ever explored is renamed following Nazi controversy

Scientists have re-named the farthest object ever explored. It was previously nicknamed Ultima Thule, a term that has historically been used by Nazi supporters.
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Watch the evolution of a galaxy, from the Big Bang till today

Scientists have created the most complex ever simulation of a galaxy, showing its evolution from the beginning of the universe up until today.