Astronomy

03.03.16
The Hubble has seen farther back in time than ever before
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The Hubble has seen farther back in time than ever before

The space telescope spotted a star from just 400 million years after the Big Bang.

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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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11.24.15
That star's 'alien megastructure' is likely just a swarm of comets
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That star's 'alien megastructure' is likely just a swarm of comets

It's tempting to think that an unusual star is enveloped by alien satellites, but the truth is likely far more pedestrian.

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10.28.15
Astronomers find pure oxygen leaking from Rosetta's comet
10.28.15

Astronomers find pure oxygen leaking from Rosetta's comet

This discovery could revolutionize our understanding of how the solar system came to be.

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10.21.15
Astronomers find the first planet known to orbit a white dwarf
10.21.15

Astronomers find the first planet known to orbit a white dwarf

Astronomers have spotted a planet slowly being eradicated by a dying star.

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