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Astronomers Find First Interstellar Immigrant

Less than a year ago, astronomers discovered ‘Oumuamua, the first known object from another star system to pass through our own. Now, in a new study published today in the Monthly Notices of ...

1 hours ago from Discover Magazine

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New evidence for existence of Planet Nine

A large international team of researchers has found what they are describing as more evidence of the existence of Planet Nine. In their paper posted on the arXiv preprint server, the group describes ...

6 hours ago from Phys.org

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Image: Hidden secrets of a massive star-formation region

Stellar nurseries are cloudy and dusty places that shine brightly in infrared light. The G305 star-forming complex is no exception. It features a number of bright, intricate gas clouds heated ...

6 hours ago from Phys.org

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Lightning in the eyewall of a hurricane beamed antimatter toward the ground

Hurricane Patricia, which battered the west coast of Mexico in 2015, was the most intense tropical cyclone ever recorded in the Western Hemisphere. Amid the extreme violence of the storm, scientists ...

1 hours ago from Phys.org

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Nasa reveals stunning first picture from planet-hunting satellite

TESS is expected to find thousands of alien worlds

7 hours ago from The Independent

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Who is Deadpool 2's Cable? Here's everything you need to know - CNET

The most convoluted backstory in comics, explained.

7 hours ago from CNET

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Saturn’s tiny moons? It’s all ravioli and collisions

A story of "crash boom bang" around Saturn, with a pasta topping.

3 hours ago from ZME Science

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The highly sensitive camera will allow astronomers to directly observe planets orbiting nearby stars.

Credit: AFP/Getty ImagesA new type of camera developed by US researchers will allow astronomers to directly image planets around nearby stars in the search for another Earth. The ...

4 hours ago from Discovery News

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Oldest stars ever seen give clue to the end of Big Bang dark age

Stars that shone just 250 million years after the universe began take astronomy closer to its Holy Grail. Richard A Lovett reports.

Thu 17 May 18 from Cosmos Magazine

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Hubble reveals the local universe in glorious ultraviolet detail

An international team of astronomers has completed the most comprehensive ultraviolet survey of the local universe to date, with the help of the venerated Hubble Space Telescope. The ...

Fri 18 May 18 from Gizmag

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