Astronomy

Birth of massive black holes in the early universe revealed

1 hour ago   |   Phys.org

The light released from around the first massive black holes in the universe is so intense that it is able to reach telescopes across the entire expanse of the universe...
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Astronomers find star material could be building block of life

2 hours ago   |   Phys.org

An organic molecule detected in the material from which a star forms could shed light on how life emerged on Earth, according to new research led by Queen Mary University of...
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How did Uranus end up on its side? We've been finding out

3 hours ago   |   Phys.org

Uranus is arguably the most mysterious planet in the solar system - we know very little about it. So far, we have only visited the planet once, with the Voyager 2 spacecraft...
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Astronomers discover an unusual nuclear transient

5 hours ago   |   Phys.org

An international group of astronomers has detected an unusual nuclear transient in the nucleus of a weakly active galaxy. The new transient was identified by the OGLE-IV...
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Meteorite impact spied on the moon during a total lunar eclipse

Meteorite impact spied on the moon during a total lunar eclipse

7 hours ago   |   SlashGear   |   2 articles

The biggest news in astronomy and space fanatic circles over the last week or so has been the total lunar eclipse that happened recently. The eclipse was visible in many parts...
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Astronomers use split images of quasars to produce a new estimate of the Hubble constant

21 hours ago   |   Phys.org

The question of how quickly the universe is expanding has been bugging astronomers for almost a century. Different studies keep coming up with different answers-which has some...
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Milky Way's neighbors pick up the pace

1 day ago   |   Phys.org   |   3 articles

After slowly forming stars for the first few billion years of their lives, the Magellanic Clouds, near neighbors of our own Milky Way galaxy, have upped their game and are now...
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Astrophysicists develop technique to locate undiscovered planets, celestial bodies

1 day ago   |   Phys.org

A revolutionary technique developed by an astrophysicist at Rochester Institute of Technology could allow for a better understanding of the fates of solar systems when their...
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A fleeting moment in time

1 day ago   |   Phys.org

The faint, ephemeral glow emanating from the planetary nebula ESO 577-24 persists for only a short time-around 10,000 years, a blink of an eye in astronomical terms. ESO's Very...
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Mysterious Planet Nine May Actually Be Massive Icy Disc

Mysterious Planet Nine May Actually Be Massive Icy Disc

1 day ago   |   Geek   |   2 articles

There is a perfectly logical explanation for the strange orbits of objects in the farthest reaches of our Solar System. And it's not the so-called “Planet Nine.” Researchers at...
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