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Pasadena, CA – NASA says astronomers tend to have a slightly different sense of time than the rest of us. They regularly study events that happened millions or billions of years ago, and objects that have been around for just as long.
That’s partly why the recently discovered neutron star known as Swift J1818.0-1607 is remarkable: A new study in the journal Astrophysical Journal Letters estimates that it is only about 240 years old – a veritable newborn by cosmic standards.
NASA’s Neil Gehrels Swift Observatory spotted the young object on March 12th, when it released a massive burst of X-rays.
Knoxville, TN – The Tennessee Vols basketball team is set to join the eight-team field at the 2020 Charleston Classic, which takes place November 19th-22nd, 2020, in beautiful and historic Charleston, South Carolina.
Tennessee (3-0 | 0-0 SEC) vs. Tennessee State (1-0 | 0-0 OVC)
Thursday, November 14th, 2019 | 6:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN – The Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team (3-0), who are receiving votes in both the AP and USA Today Coaches Polls, welcome in-state foe Tennessee State (1-0) to Thompson-Boling Arena on Thursday night, November for a 6:00pm CT match-up.
After opening with two of its first three games on the road, Tennessee takes up residence on Rocky Top for a six-game home stand. After facing TSU, the Lady Vols welcome Stetson (November 19th), Arkansas-Pine Bluff (November 26th), Air Force (December 1st), No. 22/15 Texas (December 8th) and Colorado State (December 11th) to The Summitt. The Air Force game is UT’s Salute to Service game, while the Texas match-up is part of the Big 12/SEC Challenge.
Tennessee Vols (1-4 | 0-2 SEC) vs. Mississippi State (3-2 | 1-1 SEC)
Saturday, October 12th, 2019 | 11:00pm CT / Noon ET
Knoxville, TN – Tennessee Vols football will look to notch its first SEC win of the year this Saturday as Mississippi State visits Neyland Stadium for a noon kickoff.
Saturday’s contest will be the first between the Vols and Bulldogs in Knoxville since a 34-3 Tennessee win back in 2008.
The game will be televised on the SEC Network with Taylor Zarzour (PxP), Matt Stinchcomb (analyst) and Alyssa Lang (sideline) on the call.
Fans can also listen to Tennessee’s radio broadcast on the Vol Network (WIVK-FM 107.7) as well as satellite radio (Sirius Ch. 134, XM Ch. 191, Internet Ch. 962). Bob Kesling (PxP), Tim Priest (analyst) and Brent Hubbs (analyst) will call the action all season long.
Greenbelt, MD – For the first time, NASA’s planet-hunting Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) watched a black hole tear apart a star in a cataclysmic phenomenon called a tidal disruption event. Follow-up observations by NASA’s Neil Gehrels Swift Observatory and other facilities have produced the most detailed look yet at the early moments of one of these star-destroying occurrences.
“TESS data let us see exactly when this destructive event, named ASASSN-19bt, started to get brighter, which we’ve never been able to do before,” said Thomas Holoien, a Carnegie Fellow at the Carnegie Observatories in Pasadena, California.
Austin Peay State University’s Tucker Brown named dean of APSU College of Behavioral and Health Sciences
Austin Peay State University (APSU)
Clarksville, TN – Dr. Tucker Brown, chair of the Austin Peay State University (APSU) Department of Sociology, was recently named dean of the University’s College of Behavioral and Health Sciences.
Dr. David Denton, former dean of the college, decided to return to the classroom in 2017, leaving the position open. Dr. Rebecca Corvey, professor of nursing, served as interim dean while the University conducted a national search to fill the position.
#3 Tennessee Vols (15-1 | 4-0 SEC) vs. Alabama (11-5 | 2-2 SEC)
Saturday, January 19th, 2019 | 1:05pm CT
Knoxville, TN – Now riding an 11-game win streak, No. 3 Tennessee Vols Basketball team will host Alabama at Thompson-Boling Arena in front of a sold-out crowd Saturday.
The game will tip at 1:00pm CT and will be televised on ESPN2 and can also be viewed online through WatchESPN. Fans can listen live on their local Vol Network affiliate to hear Bob Kesling and Bert Bertelkamp describing the action.
Tennessee (15-1, 4-0 SEC) boasts one of the nation’s top scoring offenses, averaging 87.1 points per game to rank eighth in the country.
Tennessee at #1 Alabama
Saturday, October 21st, 2017 | 2:30pm CT
Knoxville, TN – Tennessee heads to Tuscaloosa to face No. 1/1 Alabama on Saturday at Bryant–Denny Stadium. The game will feature a 2:30pm CT kickoff on CBS.
Brad Nessler (play-by-play) and Gary Danielson (analyst) will be in the booth and Allie LaForce will report from the sidelines. Vol Network radio affiliates will have a live audio broadcast with Bob Kesling, Tim Priest and Brent Hubbs. Sirius Channel 138 and XM Channel 190 will also carry a live audio broadcast.
Tennessee (3-3, 0-3 SEC) is coming off a 15-9 home loss to South Carolina on October 14th.
Tennessee vs. South Carolina
Saturday, October 14th, 2017 | 11:00am CT
Knoxville, TN – Tennessee takes on SEC East foe South Carolina on Saturday at Neyland Stadium. The game will feature a 11:00am CT kickoff on ESPN.
Mark Neely (play-by-play) and Tommy Tuberville (analyst) will be in the booth and Paul Carcaterra will report from the sidelines. Vol Network radio affiliates will have a live audio broadcast with Bob Kesling, Tim Priest and Brent Hubbs. Sirius Channel 137 and XM Channel 190 will also carry a live audio broadcast.
RV/RV Tennessee (10-4/2-0 SEC) vs. #4/4 Mississippi State (16-0/2-0 SEC)
Sunday, January 8th, 2017 | 1:02pm CT
Knoxville, TN – Tennessee will look to extend its six-game winning streak on Sunday, as the Lady Vols host #4 Mississippi State at 1:00pm CT at Thompson-Boling Arena.
The game will be carried online on SECN+ and through WatchESPN. Visit WatchESPN.com or download the WatchESPN app to view the game on a computer or mobile device. Bob Kesling (PxP), #LVFL Andraya Carter (Analyst) and Maddy Glab (Reporter) will describe the action between the Lady Vols and the Bulldogs.
Fans can also tune into their local Lady Vol Network station to catch Mickey Dearstone describing the action.
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