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02.01.15
The Big Picture: The mouth of an interstellar beast
02.01.15

The Big Picture: The mouth of an interstellar beast

While Hubble certainly has the advantage out there in low Earth orbit, its ground-based counterpar...

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06.23.14
The Big Picture: Sauron in the stars
06.23.14

The Big Picture: Sauron in the stars

Nope, that isn't a grainy leaked photo from a new Lord of the Rings spin-off up above; it's actual...

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06.25.13
Astronomers find three planets in Gliese 667C's habitable zone
06.25.13

Astronomers find three planets in Gliese 667C's habitable zone

Astronomers have a good day when they detect one planet inside a star system's habitable zone. A m...

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11.14.12
University of Montreal detects an orbitless planet, shows that stars don't have an iron grip (video)
11.14.12

University of Montreal detects an orbitless planet, shows that stars don't have an iron grip (video)

Astronomers have long theorized that there are many planets that have drifted away from their home...

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06.28.12
Infrared telescope can pick out the atmosphere on distant planets, smell what the aliens are smelling
06.28.12

Infrared telescope can pick out the atmosphere on distant planets, smell what the aliens are smelling

Astronomers in Chile using the European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope are now able t...

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06.10.11
VLT Survey Telescope snaps out-of-this-world photos with 268-megapixel camera
06.10.11

VLT Survey Telescope snaps out-of-this-world photos with 268-megapixel camera

The European Southern Observatory (ESO) has just released the first batch of shots taken by its V...

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07.22.10
New biggest star discovered, is not Justin Bieber
07.22.10

New biggest star discovered, is not Justin Bieber

You know how sometimes you're just sitting out in a field with your homies, looking up at the stars...

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