Scientists solve mystery of blinking brown dwarfs
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Scientists solve mystery of blinking brown dwarfs

Dim objects called brown dwarfs, less massive than the Sun but more massive than Jupiter,…

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New 3-D Simulations Show How Galactic Centers Cool Their Jets
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New 3-D Simulations Show How Galactic Centers Cool Their Jets

Some of the most extreme outbursts observed in the universe are the mysterious jets of…

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A Fleeting Blue Glow
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A Fleeting Blue Glow

In the 2009 film “Star Trek,” a supernova hurtles through space and obliterates a planet…

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Tidally locked exoplanets may be more common than previously thought
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Tidally locked exoplanets may be more common than previously thought

Many exoplanets to be found by coming high-powered telescopes will probably be tidally locked —…

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Five Tips from NASA for Photographing the Total Solar Eclipse on Aug. 21
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Five Tips from NASA for Photographing the Total Solar Eclipse on Aug. 21

The total solar eclipse crossing America on Aug. 21 will be the first eclipse to…

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Image release: new radar map reveals the Moon’s hidden geology
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Image release: new radar map reveals the Moon’s hidden geology

As the public prepares for the upcoming eclipse, astronomers have released a striking new radar…

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Megamovie app makes photographing total eclipse a snap
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Megamovie app makes photographing total eclipse a snap

The Eclipse Megamovie project has released an app that makes it easy for citizen scientists…

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Chaco Canyon petroglyph may represent ancient total eclipse
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Chaco Canyon petroglyph may represent ancient total eclipse

As the hullabaloo surrounding the Aug. 21 total eclipse of the sun swells by the…

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Researchers unveil most accurate map of the invisible universe
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Researchers unveil most accurate map of the invisible universe

Exactly 100 years after Einstein confronted the idea of an expanding universe in his general…

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Black holes pervade the universe?
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Black holes pervade the universe?

After conducting a cosmic inventory of sorts to calculate and categorize stellar-remnant black holes, astronomers…

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