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Courtesy of Betsy Mizell Deep in the mountains of Central Idaho lies one of the darkest nighttime spots in the US. The... [Read More]
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In 2008, astronomers realized an 80-ton asteroid was due to crash to Earth. They asked other observatories around the world to keep an eye out... [Read More]
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that is, extraterrestrial life. [Read More]
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Twelve new moons orbiting Jupiter have been found -- 11 'normal' outer moons, and one that they're calling an 'oddball.' Astronomers first spotted the moons... [Read More]
Astronomers have published the predictions of the passages of foreground stars in front of background stars. A team of astronomers, using ultra-precise measurements from the... [Read More]
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Hunting for exoplanets is a complex and time-consuming process. When an exoplanet candidate is detected, researchers have to observe it passing by its host star... [Read More]
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It's big, cold, blue and 4.3 billion kilometres away. But astronomers using new optics technology have taken an image of Neptune that is nearly as... [Read More]
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Employing an array of giant telescopes positioned in the New Mexico desert, astronomers have started a massive surveying project aimed at producing the most detailed... [Read More]
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One of the Planetary Society's 2018 Shoemaker Near-Earth Object grants has gone to astronomers searching the sky from a mountaintop in the North African nation... [Read More]
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Astronomers may have caught a relatively nearby star munching on a planet or mini-planets. A NASA space telescope noticed that the star suddenly started looking... [Read More]
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The exoplanets that scientists have identified so far are a pretty eclectic bunch — which is why astronomers were surprised when they realized that a... [Read More]
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Astronomers spotted a super-bright quasar 13 billion light-years away and it could help shed light on how the universe formed. [Read More]
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A nearby baby star suddenly started looking a bit strange last year. Now astronomers think they know why -- it's in the process of eating... [Read More]
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A team of astronomers discovered 12 new Jupiter moons in March 2017, and the remaining 10 have just been confirmed to bring the total Jupiter... [Read More]
Astronomers spy nearby star that could be chomping a planet... [Read More]
A newly established endowed scholarship will help future astronomers shoot for the stars. [Read More]
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ow far away are the stars we see at night? [Read More]
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Astronomers may have caught a relatively nearby star munching on a planet or mini-planets. A NASA space telescope noticed that the star suddenly started looking... [Read More]
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