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Astronomers Find Biggest Structure in the Universe Yet, Call it ‘BOSS’
Planets and stars form solar systems, which in turn form galaxies like our own Milky Way, but there are even bigger units in the universe. When enough galaxies are clustered ...
March 12, 2016
Tons of Dark Matter Hide in Nearby Dwarf Galaxy
By measuring the mass of a nearby dwarf galaxy called Triangulum II, researchers may have found the highest ...
November 24, 2015
Galaxy With a Heartbeat Gets Its Pulse Taken
Astronomers have found a galaxy with a heartbeat—and they’ve taken its pulse.
November 21, 2015
Southern Stars: The Decade Ahead for Australian Astronomy
stronomy is entering an exciting new era of exploration.
August 25, 2015
Early Universe Might Not Have Been So Chaotic
Large disk galaxies, much like our own Milky Way, may have existed in the early days of the ...
August 10, 2015
‘Smoking Gun’ Proto-Galaxy Hints at Early Universe
Astronomers have discovered a giant swirling disk of gas 10 billion light-years away—a galaxy-in-the-making that is actively being ...
August 7, 2015
Milky Way Is Full of Wandering Stars
In the Milky Way galaxy, you have two kinds of stars: those that stay put and stars that ...
August 5, 2015
How Cosmic Winds Stop Stars From Forming
Powerful cosmic winds can blow through galaxies, sweeping out interstellar material and stopping future star formation.
July 31, 2015
On Second Glance, Exotic Star System Looks a Bit Ordinary
New data from a distant galaxy suggests a puzzling stellar phenomenon may not be what astronomers have long ...
July 28, 2015
Giant Black Hole in Normal Galaxy Breaks the Rules
Most black holes have little mass compared to their host galaxy, but a recently discovered black hole grew ...
July 13, 2015
Astronomers Watch Black Hole Burst Back to Life
Radio astronomers are watching a previously dormant black hole wake up in a dramatic display as material falls ...
July 10, 2015
University of Southampton
Is the Universe Less Crowded Than Scientists Thought?
New research cuts the estimated number of the most distant galaxies by 10 to 100 times.
July 6, 2015
Astronomers See Dust That Formed Early Stars
For the first time scientists have observed the dust contents of galaxies as seen just 1 billion years ...
June 26, 2015
Hubble Confirms: Quasars Born From Galaxy Crash
Quasars emit a light as bright as that of one trillion stars. Scientists think they get their energy ...
June 23, 2015
‘Eye of Sauron’ Provides New Way of Measuring Distances to Galaxies
A team of scientists, led by Dr Sebastian Hoenig from the University of Southampton, have developed a new ...
November 28, 2014
University of Southampton
How Black Holes Stop Galaxies From Making Stars
New evidence could help explain how some massive black holes shut down a galaxy’s ability to make new ...
October 25, 2014
Star Collision May Explain the ‘Lonely’ Supernova
A massive collision between white dwarf and neutron stars may explain the creation of transient supernovae, explosions that ...
August 16, 2014
Explainer: How Hostile Is Space?
Space may seem calm, but it is a more hostile environment than that on Earth. Invisible radiation is ...
August 10, 2014
A Cosmic Two-Step: The Universal Dance of the Dwarf Galaxies
Over the last few years we’ve been studying the orbits of dwarf galaxies and we expecting to find ...
July 26, 2014
Army of Tiny Galaxies Flooded Universe With UV Light
The faintest and smallest galaxies played a bigger role than previously thought in shining ultraviolet light in the ...
July 12, 2014
Former NASA Physicist Disputes Einstein’s Relativity Theory
Dr. Edward Dowdye Jr. challenges Albert Einstein's fundamental theories as they are widely taught in schools today."I believe ...
June 16, 2014
Black Holes Grow Faster Than Host Galaxies
Supermassive black holes don't share things evenly with their galaxies, according to new Australian research.
January 22, 2013
Galactic ‘Nessie Bone’ Discovered in Milky Way
A long skinny filament of dust and gas has been found in our galaxy that astronomers refer to ...
January 10, 2013
Disc of Dwarf Galaxies Dancing Around Andromeda
Our neighboring galaxy Andromeda is being circled by about 30 smaller galaxies, half of which are in a ...
January 8, 2013
Milky Way’s Monster Outflows Help Generate Galactic Magnetic Field
Supersonic geysers of charged particles have been discovered streaming from our galaxy's center that span about two-thirds of ...
January 4, 2013
How Some Stars Keep Their Youthful Looks
New research has shown that globular clusters may contain varied distributions of blue straggler stars, suggesting they age ...
December 20, 2012
‘Green Bean Galaxies’ Contain Dying Black Holes
A rare new type of galaxy called the “green bean galaxy” has been discovered shining in distant space.
December 5, 2012
Kurdish-Led Forces Were Used as Wedge Between US and Turkey, Says Former Insider
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New Asylum Policies Help Cut Illegal Border Crossings by 65 Percent
More CNN Staff Rip Company Leadership Over Bias, Trump Coverage, Undercover Video Shows
Trump Confirms Energy Secretary Rick Perry’s Resignation
Mimi Nguyen Ly
Senate Fails to Override Trump Veto Over Funding for Border Wall
Juul Stops Sales of Fruit, Dessert Flavors of E-Cigarettes, as Number of Lung Illnesses Rise
Sen. Sasse Wants a Vote on Protecting Church Tax-Exemptions