In a massive region of space, astronomers find far fewer galaxies than they expected
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In a massive region of space, astronomers find far fewer galaxies than they expected

3 UCLA scientists contribute to study that could change perception of how early universe evolved.…

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Finding the Happy Medium of Black Holes
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Finding the Happy Medium of Black Holes

Scientists have taken major steps in their hunt to find black holes that are neither…

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How to get the best up-close look at Mars this month
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How to get the best up-close look at Mars this month

Is it a Massive Planet or a Tiny Brown Dwarf. This Object is Right at the Border Between Planet and Star
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Is it a Massive Planet or a Tiny Brown Dwarf. This Object is Right at the Border Between Planet and Star

Rogue planets are a not-too-uncommon occurrence in our Universe. In fact, within our galaxy alone,…

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170 Years Ago, Eta Carinae Erupted Dramatically. Astronomers Now Think They Know Why
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170 Years Ago, Eta Carinae Erupted Dramatically. Astronomers Now Think They Know Why

Eta Carinae, a double star system located 7,500 light years away in the constellation Carina,…

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New Canadian Radio Telescope is Detecting Fast Radio Bursts
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New Canadian Radio Telescope is Detecting Fast Radio Bursts

Since they were first detected in 2007, Fast Radio Bursts (FRBs) have been a source…

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Astronomers Uncover Clues to the Star that Wouldn’t Die
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Astronomers Uncover Clues to the Star that Wouldn’t Die

What happens when a star behaves like it exploded, but it’s still there? About 170…

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The Fading Ghost of a Long-Dead Star
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The Fading Ghost of a Long-Dead Star

Thin, red veins of energized gas mark the location of one of the larger supernova…

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Astronomers Blown Away by Historic Stellar Blast
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Astronomers Blown Away by Historic Stellar Blast

Observations from the Gemini South and other telescopes in Chile played a critical role in…

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VLA Detects Possible Extrasolar Planetary-Mass Magnetic Powerhouse
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VLA Detects Possible Extrasolar Planetary-Mass Magnetic Powerhouse

Object is at boundary between giant planet and brown dwarf Astronomers using the National Science…

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