Collapsing Star Gives Birth to a Black Hole
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Collapsing Star Gives Birth to a Black Hole

“Massive fails” like this one in a nearby galaxy could explain why astronomers rarely see…

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VLA Reveals New Object Near Supermassive Black Hole in Famous Galaxy
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VLA Reveals New Object Near Supermassive Black Hole in Famous Galaxy

Pointing the National Science Foundation’s Very Large Array (VLA) at a famous galaxy for the…

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Secondary Mirror of ELT Successfully Cast
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Secondary Mirror of ELT Successfully Cast

Largest convex mirror blank ever created ESO’s 39-metre Extremely Large Telescope (ELT) will be the…

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‘Styrofoam’ Planet May Help Solve Mystery of Giant Planets
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‘Styrofoam’ Planet May Help Solve Mystery of Giant Planets

Fifth-graders making Styrofoam models of the solar system may have the right idea. Lehigh researchers…

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Kepler telescope spies details of TRAPPIST-1 system’s outermost planet
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Kepler telescope spies details of TRAPPIST-1 system’s outermost planet

A University of Washington-led international team of astronomers has used data gathered by the Kepler…

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Sidereal Time 13h: The Hour of Omega Centauri
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Sidereal Time 13h: The Hour of Omega Centauri

ALMA Eyes Icy Ring around Young Planetary System
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ALMA Eyes Icy Ring around Young Planetary System

Observations Suggest Chemical Kinship to Comets in Our Own Solar System An international team of…

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Supernova discovered in fireworks galaxy
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Supernova discovered in fireworks galaxy

On May 13, 2017, Patrick Wiggins, public outreach educator for the University of Utah’s Department…

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NASA’s Van Allen Probes Spot Man-Made Barrier Shrouding Earth
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NASA’s Van Allen Probes Spot Man-Made Barrier Shrouding Earth

Humans have long been shaping Earth’s landscape, but now scientists know we can shape our…

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Researcher Identifies Key Differences in Solar Wind Models
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Researcher Identifies Key Differences in Solar Wind Models

The challenge of predicting space weather, which can cause issues with telecommunications and other satellite…

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