Gravitationallensing

07.09.17
Early universe 'fireworks' challenge notions of how stars form
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Early universe 'fireworks' challenge notions of how stars form

The ancient cosmos may have been packed with tiny star incubators.

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06.23.17
Current theories might be wrong about how a galaxy evolves
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Current theories might be wrong about how a galaxy evolves

A dead galaxy discovered with the Hubble telescope doesn’t fit with current understandings.

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05.30.16
Faintest known galaxy could shed light on the early universe
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Faintest known galaxy could shed light on the early universe

Scientists have discovered a very tiny galaxy from 13 billion years ago.

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04.08.16
NASA's resurrected telescope seeks wandering planets
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NASA's resurrected telescope seeks wandering planets

Kepler will use "gravitational lensing" to spot Milky Way exoplanets.

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06.09.15
Here's your clearest view yet of star formation in the early universe
06.09.15

Here's your clearest view yet of star formation in the early universe

Spotting anything at the edge of the known universe is difficult, but scientists have just managed...

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03.09.15
The Big Picture: A far-away supernova split into four
03.09.15

The Big Picture: A far-away supernova split into four

Gravity can play a lot of tricks with light, and we're not just talking about black holes. Take t...

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