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01.09.17
Rare red nova explosion could add a star to the sky in 2022
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Rare red nova explosion could add a star to the sky in 2022

A Calvin College astronomer has predicted the stellar event is just a few years away.

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11.22.16
Astronomers have found the roundest object in the universe
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Astronomers have found the roundest object in the universe

The star, Kepler 11145123, is the closest celestial body to a perfect sphere we've ever observed.

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07.03.16
Astronomers scan for disappearing stars
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Astronomers scan for disappearing stars

They're hopeful that this will be a hint of intelligent alien life, but it could also offer insight into quasars.

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06.07.16
Listen to the sounds of the Milky Way galaxy's oldest stars
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Listen to the sounds of the Milky Way galaxy's oldest stars

Scientists have created 'music' from the oscillations of stars 13 billion years old.

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04.01.16
Unique white dwarf will help clarify what happens to dying stars
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Unique white dwarf will help clarify what happens to dying stars

With an atmosphere made of oxygen, it's the first of its kind. And a mystery.

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01.25.16
Hubble shows some of the galaxy's biggest, brightest stars
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Hubble shows some of the galaxy's biggest, brightest stars

Some are so intense that they'll go supernova within a few million years.

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