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02.28.18
Researchers may have detected signals from the universe’s first stars
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Researchers may have detected signals from the universe’s first stars

Evidence suggests they began to form 180 million years after the Big Bang.

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10.20.17
NASA study will help identify potentially habitable planets
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NASA study will help identify potentially habitable planets

Stars must emit just enough near-infrared light to prevent the loss of oceans.

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07.10.17
An excess of 'failed' stars is a bad sign for alien life
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An excess of 'failed' stars is a bad sign for alien life

There could be 100 billion brown dwarfs in our galaxy, many more than thought.

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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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04.15.17
Watch the ESA trace 2 million stars' journey across the skies
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Watch the ESA trace 2 million stars' journey across the skies

Our descendants sure won't see the same constellations we do.

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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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