Explaining Why the Universe Can Be Transparent
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Explaining Why the Universe Can Be Transparent

Two papers published by an assistant professor at the University of California, Riverside and several…

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What happened after the lights came on in the universe?
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What happened after the lights came on in the universe?

An experiment to explore the aftermath of cosmic dawn, when stars and galaxies first lit…

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Ch-ch-ch-changes in a distant quasar
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Ch-ch-ch-changes in a distant quasar

Yale astronomers Grant Tremblay and Meredith Powell are part of the first research team to…

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Cassini Begins Epic Final Year at Saturn
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Cassini Begins Epic Final Year at Saturn

Since NASA’s Cassini spacecraft arrived at Saturn, the planet’s appearance has changed greatly. This view…

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Know Thy Star, Know Thy Planet
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Know Thy Star, Know Thy Planet

When it comes to exoplanets, astronomers have realized that they only know the properties of…

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NASA’s THEMIS Sees Auroras Move to the Rhythm of Earth’s Magnetic Field
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NASA’s THEMIS Sees Auroras Move to the Rhythm of Earth’s Magnetic Field

The majestic auroras have captivated humans for thousands of years, but their nature – the…

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Embry-Riddle Research on Space Plasma Hurricanes Could Lead to New Sources of Energy
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Embry-Riddle Research on Space Plasma Hurricanes Could Lead to New Sources of Energy

A new study by researchers at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, funded by the National Science Foundation,…

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Reconciling dwarf galaxies with dark matter
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Reconciling dwarf galaxies with dark matter

Dwarf galaxies are enigmas wrapped in riddles. Although they are the smallest galaxies, they represent…

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Astronomers Discover Rare Fossil Relic of Early Milky Way
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Astronomers Discover Rare Fossil Relic of Early Milky Way

Using ESO’s Very Large Telescope and other telescopes a fossilised remnant of the early Milky…

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X-ray telescope scheduled to launch
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X-ray telescope scheduled to launch

X-Calibur, a novel telescope that sees polarized X-rays rather than visible or infrared light, is…

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