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This image isn't a close-up from the garden, but an active area of strong magnetic fields on the sun's chromosphere.
Astronomers have detected a black hole embedded in the spiral arm of a galaxy 100 million light-years from Earth — but this isn’t any old black hole, it belongs to an extremely elusive class that may be the ‘missing link’ in black hole evolution.
New observations of a star-forming nebula have revealed four stellar embryos, providing clues as to how multiple star systems evolve.
Astronomers have discovered a star that carried out a stellar hit-and-run 70,000 years ago... and our solar system was the victim.
Our sun will not explode as a powerful supernova when it eventually runs out of fuel, but that doesn't mean there won't be fireworks.
A chance alignment of galaxies and a touch of extreme physics was all it took for the universe to create an uncanny smiley face in deep space.
Astronomers have discovered a stellar rarity deep inside an oddly-shaped nebula -- two white dwarf stars on the verge of a cataclysmic merging event.
The BICEP2 gravitational wave announcement may have been premature, but the search has only just begun -- an interview with cosmologist Kendrick Smith.
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