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e0102 72 3 astronomers spot a distant and lonely neutron star E0102-72.3: Astronomers Spot a Distant and Lonely Neutron Star
ASTRO WATCH Astronomers have discovered a special kind of neutron star for the first time outside of the Milky Way... 2 days
Astronomers Detect Six Dark Galaxies in Early Universe
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lightening up dark galaxies Lightening Up Dark Galaxies
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Kepler begins 18th observing campaign with a focus on star clusters
PHYS.ORG NASA's planet-hunting Kepler spacecraft began the 18th observing campaign of its extended mission, K2, on May 12. For the next 82 days, Kepler will stare at... 3 days
Black holes play hide-and-seek in low-luminosity radio galaxies
PHYS.ORG Every galaxy is thought to harbor a supermassive black hole in the center, or nucleus, of the galaxy, and in active galaxies this black hole is fed by infalling matter. This "central... 3 days
Researchers bring the scientific community closer to understanding binary star mergers
PHYS.ORG Imagine only knowing 15 people in the world, and as you discover more people, your knowledge expands. Scientists studying our galaxy face something similar as they... 4 days
Shedding light on the faintest galaxies with the world's biggest steerable dish
PHYS.ORG Astronomers are one step closer to understanding a mysterious class of optically faint galaxies thanks to deep radio observations with the Green Bank Telescope,... 4 days
Astronomers spot a distant and lonely neutron star
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Astronomers have discovered a special kind of neutron star for the first time outside of the Milky Way galaxy, using data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and the European Southern Observatory's Very... 4 days
Spinning rugby balls—the rotation of the most massive galaxies
PHYS.ORG By targeting the most massive galaxies in our universe, astronomers have studied how their stars move. The results are surprising: while half of them spin around their short axis as... 4 days
New Drug Prevents Memory Impairment in Mice Exposed to Simulated Deep Space Radiation
SCI-NEWS.COM A team of neuroscientists from the University of California, San... 4 days
Lightening up dark galaxies
SCIENCE DAILY Astronomers have identified at least six candidates for dark galaxies -- galaxies that have a few (if any) stars in them and are, for that reason, notoriously difficult to detect with current instruments. 4 days
Lightening up dark galaxies
PHYS.ORG Despite substantial progress over the past half-century in understanding how galaxies form, important open questions remain regarding how precisely the diffuse gas of the intergalactic medium is converted into stars. One possibility, suggested in recent theoretical models, is that the... 4 days
Mysterious Medium-Size Black Holes May Lurk at the Centers of Small Galaxies
SPACE.COM The hearts of small galaxies may hide a mysterious kind of black hole that has long proved elusive: medium-size black holes with masses between... 4 days
Two Student Teams Win Guardians of the Galaxy Space Station Challenge
SPACE.COM Two student teams have won the Guardians of the Galaxy Space Station Challenge, a competition run by the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space... 4 days
NASA’s TESS Telescope Takes Its First Image
SCI-NEWS.COM An image taken by NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) shows a swath of the southern sky along the plane of our... 6 days
Hubble Focuses on Massive Cluster of Galaxies
SCI-NEWS.COM Galaxy clusters are the largest stable systems in the Universe. They can contain thousands of galaxies all held together by the glue... 6 days
astronomers release most complete ultraviolet light survey of nearby galaxies Astronomers Release Most Complete Ultraviolet-Light Survey of Nearby Galaxies
ASTRO WATCH Capitalizing on the unparalleled sharpness and spectral range of NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, an international team of astronomers... 1 week
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Chaotic, Shapeless Galaxy Glitters in Dazzling Hubble Telescope View
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Astronomers release most complete ultraviolet-light survey of nearby galaxies
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Hubble Surveys Star-Forming Galaxies in Local Universe
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Astronomers Spot Giant Cloud of Ionized Hydrogen near Whirlpool Galaxy
SCI-NEWS.COM A research team led by Case Western Reserve University astronomers has found a never-before seen cloud... 1 week
Astronomers release most complete ultraviolet-light survey of nearby galaxies
PHYS.ORG Capitalizing on the unparalleled sharpness and spectral range of NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, an international team of astronomers is releasing the most comprehensive, high-resolution ultraviolet-light survey of nearby star-forming galaxies. 1 week
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Astronomers Find Evidence for Stars Forming Only 250 Million Years after Big Bang
SCI-NEWS.COM An international team of astronomers has used observations from ESO’s... 1 week
Astronomers find vast ionized hydrogen cloud in 'Whirlpool Galaxy' using ultra-sensitive Arizona telescope
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Oxygen presence in distant galaxy sheds light on early universe
REUTERS WASHINGTON (Reuters) - After detecting a whiff of oxygen, astronomers have determined that stars in a... 2 weeks
Evidence for stars forming just 250 million years after Big Bang
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Stars Formed Only 250 Million Years After the Big Bang, a Step Closer to Cosmic Dawn
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Distant galaxy hints at universe’s earliest stars
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Astronomers find evidence for stars forming just 250 million years after Big Bang
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'Super-cool' observatory to explore hidden universe
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Image: Our galaxy's heart
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Hubble Space Telescope Spies Spiral Galaxy Edge-On
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Astronomers spot a distant and lonely neutron star
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