Astrophysics

10.22.17
Stephen Hawking makes his doctoral thesis available online
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Stephen Hawking makes his doctoral thesis available online

He's taking advantage of modern technology to spark an interest in space.

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10.16.17
Astronomers just measured a whole lot more than gravitational waves
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Astronomers just measured a whole lot more than gravitational waves

Researchers around the world are collecting troves of new data from this latest event.

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05.20.17
Live look at the 'alien megastructure' star may solve mysteries
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Live look at the 'alien megastructure' star may solve mysteries

It's a rare chance to look at the star's strange behavior while it's happening.

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04.23.17
Most habitable planets may be completely covered in water
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Most habitable planets may be completely covered in water

Simulations suggest that Earth's ideal mix of land and sea is rare.

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04.19.17
Nearby 'super-Earth' may be our best shot yet at finding alien life
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Nearby 'super-Earth' may be our best shot yet at finding alien life

LHS 1140b is in just the right orbit for atmospheric studies.

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