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In a massive region of space, astronomers find far fewer galaxies than they expected

14 hours ago   |   Phys.org

University of California astronomers, including three from UCLA, have resolved a mystery about the early universe and its first galaxies.
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Quest for source of black hole dark matter

16 hours ago   |   Phys.org

Like a game of "hide and seek," Lawrence Livermore astrophysicists know that there are black holes hiding in the Milky Way, just not where.
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Unraveling the stellar content of young clusters

17 hours ago   |   Phys.org

About twenty-five percent of young stars in our galaxy form in clustered environments, and stars in a cluster are often close enough to each other to affect the way they...
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Astronomers discover supermassive black hole in an ultracompact dwarf galaxy

18 hours ago   |   Phys.org

A team of scientists from the Faculty of Physics and Sternberg State Astronomical Institute, MSU, leading an international collaboration with members from Europe, Chile, the...
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Astronomers May Finally Know Why Eta Carinae Erupted 170 Years Ago

Astronomers May Finally Know Why Eta Carinae Erupted 170 Years Ago

1 day ago   |   ExtremeTech

A team of international astronomers think they've worked out what caused the eruption: an almost unfathomable transfer of mass between stars.
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Hydrogen sulfide detected in the protoplanetary disk of GG Tauri A

1 day ago   |   Phys.org

An international team of researchers has detected hydrogen sulfide emission from the dense protoplanetary disk around the star GG Tauri A. It is the first detection of this...
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Earth mini-moons: Potential for exciting scientific and commercial opportunities

1 day ago   |   Phys.org

The detection of "mini-moons"-small asteroids temporarily captured in orbit around Earth-will vastly improve our scientific understanding of asteroids and the Earth-Moon...
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Now You Can 3D-Print a NASA SOFIA Flying Telescope of Your Very Own!

3 days ago   |   Space

You can now 3D print your own miniature version of NASA's flying telescope, the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy .
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Students digging into data archive spot mysterious X-ray source

4 days ago   |   Phys.org

An enigmatic X-ray source revealed as part of a data-mining project for high-school students shows unexplored avenues hidden in the vast archive of ESA's XMM-Newton X-ray...
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First coronal mass ejection from a star other than the sun observed

4 days ago   |   Phys.org   |   2 articles

A team of researchers led by Costanza Argiroffi, an astronomer at the University of Palermo in Italy, has found evidence of a coronal mass ejection from a star that was not our...
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