Astronomers Detect Whirlpool Movement in Early Galaxies
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Astronomers Detect Whirlpool Movement in Early Galaxies

Astronomers have looked back to a time soon after the Big Bang, and have discovered…

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Citizen scientists discover five tightly packed exoplanets
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Citizen scientists discover five tightly packed exoplanets

Five new planets have been discovered outside our solar system, all orbiting a sun-like star…

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Citizen Scientists Discover Five-Planet System
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Citizen Scientists Discover Five-Planet System

Over the three years of the K2 mission, 287,309 stars have been observed, and tens…

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What Stars Will Hatch From The Tarantula Nebula? NASA’s Flying Observatory Seeks to Find Out
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What Stars Will Hatch From The Tarantula Nebula? NASA’s Flying Observatory Seeks to Find Out

To have a full picture of the lives of massive stars, researchers need to study…

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China Says it Still has Control Over Tiangong-1 and Can Decide Where It’ll Crash
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China Says it Still has Control Over Tiangong-1 and Can Decide Where It’ll Crash

The Tiangong-1 space station has been the subject of a lot of interest lately. Though…

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Across the universe, fast radio bursts ‘shout and twist’
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Across the universe, fast radio bursts ‘shout and twist’

An international group of astronomers has found that the Cornell-discovered fast radio burst FRB 121102…

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Researchers catch supermassive black hole “burping” twice
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Researchers catch supermassive black hole “burping” twice

A team led by CU Boulder researchers has caught a supermassive black hole in a…

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Planets around other stars are like peas in a pod
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Planets around other stars are like peas in a pod

An international research team led by Université de Montréal astrophysicist Lauren Weiss has discovered that…

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Hubble Finds Substellar Objects in the Orion Nebula
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Hubble Finds Substellar Objects in the Orion Nebula

In an unprecedented deep survey for small, faint objects in the Orion Nebula, astronomers using…

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Multi-planet System Found Through Crowdsourcing
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Multi-planet System Found Through Crowdsourcing

A system of at least five exoplanets has been discovered by citizen scientists through a…

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