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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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12.05.17
NASA's James Webb telescope is one step closer to launch
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NASA's James Webb telescope is one step closer to launch

The telescope has undergone rigorous testing ahead of its launch next year.

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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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08.16.17
Optical laser uses shockwaves to peer inside distant planets
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Optical laser uses shockwaves to peer inside distant planets

It has as much kick as 17 Teslas discharging their batteries in a second.

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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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01.06.17
Deepest X-ray image to date uncovers a black hole bonanza
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Deepest X-ray image to date uncovers a black hole bonanza

It's a window into the histories of both black holes and the universe.

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