Sagittarius A* Swarm: Black Hole Bounty Captured in the Milky Way Center
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Sagittarius A* Swarm: Black Hole Bounty Captured in the Milky Way Center

Astronomers have discovered evidence for thousands of black holes located near the center of our…

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Prototype camera set for integration into novel gamma-ray telescope
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Prototype camera set for integration into novel gamma-ray telescope

A unique high-speed camera, designed to capture the fleeting effects of gamma rays crashing into…

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NASA’s Rossi X-ray Timing Explorer Leaves Scientific ‘Treasure Trove’
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NASA’s Rossi X-ray Timing Explorer Leaves Scientific ‘Treasure Trove’

The strong gravity of these objects can pull streams of gas from a nearby companion…

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One of the Trappist-1 Planets Has an Iron Core
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One of the Trappist-1 Planets Has an Iron Core

In February of 2017, a team of European astronomers announced the discovery of a seven-planet…

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Taming the multiverse: Stephen Hawking’s final theory about the big bang
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Taming the multiverse: Stephen Hawking’s final theory about the big bang

Professor Stephen Hawking’s final theory on the origin of the universe, which he worked on…

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Helium detected in Exoplanet atmosphere for the first time
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Helium detected in Exoplanet atmosphere for the first time

Astronomers have detected helium in the atmosphere of a planet that orbits a star far…

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Stellar Family Portrait in X-rays
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Stellar Family Portrait in X-rays

In some ways, star clusters are like giant families with thousands of stellar siblings. These…

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NASA is Investigating a Self-Assembling Space Telescope
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NASA is Investigating a Self-Assembling Space Telescope

NASA has some pretty advanced concepts in mind when it comes to the next generation…

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By Jove: Jupiter at Opposition for 2018
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By Jove: Jupiter at Opposition for 2018

It’s a question I’ve fielded lots this weekend leading up to last night’s April Pink…

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Astronomers See a Pileup of 14 Separate Galaxies in the Early Universe
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Astronomers See a Pileup of 14 Separate Galaxies in the Early Universe

Looking deep into the observable Universe – and hence, back to the earliest periods of…

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