Astrophysics

06.15.16
The first gravitational wave discovery wasn't a fluke
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The first gravitational wave discovery wasn't a fluke

LIGO data shows that at least one other black hole collision triggered gravity ripples.

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05.02.16
Two black holes are defying the limits of science
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Two black holes are defying the limits of science

They're chewing up companion stars faster than physics would normally allow.

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02.20.16
NASA's next space telescope sees 100 times more than Hubble
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NASA's next space telescope sees 100 times more than Hubble

WFIRST's extremely large viewing area will help you understand the universe.

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10.06.15
Neil deGrasse Tyson hosts an early Reddit video AMA
10.06.15

Neil deGrasse Tyson hosts an early Reddit video AMA

One of Reddit's first video AMAs stars Neil deGrasse Tyson, aka your personal astrophysicist.

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08.11.15
Galaxy studies show that the universe is slowly dying
08.11.15

Galaxy studies show that the universe is slowly dying

We hope you weren't dead-set on keeping this universe, because a new galaxy study shows that it's going to die... eventually.

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04.27.15
Scientists spot runaway galaxies
04.27.15

Scientists spot runaway galaxies

It's well established that runaway stars and planets are a cosmic reality, but runaway galaxies?...

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04.22.15
NASA forms a coalition to look for life on other planets
04.22.15

NASA forms a coalition to look for life on other planets

NASA knows that it can't rely solely on astronomers and robotic rovers to find life on other world...

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