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Black holes play hide-and-seek in low-luminosity radio galaxies

20 hours ago   |   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...
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Kepler begins 18th observing campaign with a focus on star clusters

20 hours ago   |   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 clusters of stars...
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Rosetta unravels formation of sunrise jets

1 day ago   |   Phys.org

The atmosphere of Rosetta's comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko is far from homogeneous. In addition to sudden outbursts of gas and dust, daily recurring phenomena at sunrise can...
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Astronomers spot a distant and lonely neutron star

1 day ago   |   Phys.org

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...
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Shedding light on the faintest galaxies with the world's biggest steerable dish

1 day ago   |   Phys.org   |   2 articles

Astronomers are one step closer to understanding a mysterious class of optically faint galaxies thanks to deep radio observations with the Green Bank Telescope, reveals a...
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Researchers bring the scientific community closer to understanding binary star mergers

1 day ago   |   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 make...
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Astronomers observe unprecedented detail in pulsar 6,500 light-years from Earth

1 day ago   |   Phys.org   |   2 articles

A team of astronomers has performed one of the highest resolution observations in astronomical history by observing two intense regions of radiation, 20 kilometres apart...
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Spinning rugby balls-the rotation of the most massive galaxies

1 day ago   |   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...
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Multiple gamma-ray emission regions detected in the blazar 3C 279

1 day ago   |   Phys.org

Using very long baseline interferometry , astronomers have investigated the magnetic field topology of the blazar 3C 279, uncovering the presence of multiple gamma-ray emission...
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Lightening up dark galaxies

1 day ago   |   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...
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