SFN #94: UPDATE! Apophis Won't Hit Us; New Way to Measure Black Holes; Are Gravitinos Dark Matter

We're back! Time to get back to our weekly schedule. Well it looks like we're safe from any impact possibilities from the asteroid Apophis as it performs it's flybys in both 2029 and 2036. Astronomers have also developed a new way to measure black

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We're back! Time to get back to our weekly schedule.

Well it looks like we're safe from any impact possibilities from the asteroid Apophis as it performs it's flybys in both 2029 and 2036.
Astronomers have also developed a new way to measure black holes and we look into the question of whether or not gravitinos are dark matter.
Here are the links to this week's stuff:
http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?release=2013-017
http://www.herts.ac.uk/news-and-events/latest-news/New-method-of-measuring-the-mass-of-supermassive-black-holes.cfm
http://www.sciencenews.org/view/generic/id/347950/description/Scale_weighs_black_holes_better_than_before
http://www.apollon.uio.no/english/articles/2012/4_dark_matter.html


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