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Jan 30, 2015 01:46 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Physicists have announced that last year's much-publicized 'discovery' of gravitational waves embedded in the 'echo' of the Big Bang was a misstep.
Jan 28, 2015 03:23 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Hiding deep inside the Gum Nebula, some 1,300 light-years from Earth, are a collection of mysterious objects that look like comets -- but they're certainly NOT comets.
Jan 24, 2015 06:00 PM ET // Calla Cofield, SPACE.com
A strange, flickering white blotch found on the dwarf planet Ceres by a NASA spacecraft has scientists scratching their heads.
Jan 23, 2015 03:00 PM ET // Nola Taylor Redd, SPACE.com Contributor
Giant bubbles of gas that erupted from the core of the Milky Way galaxy millions of years ago are expanding out into space at mind-blowing speeds, according to new observations that may help reveal how the strange balloon-like lobes formed.
Jan 23, 2015 12:05 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
For the first time, astronomers have observed the rapid dimming of a distant quasar and realized that the active black hole engine must have gone on an extreme diet.
Jan 23, 2015 11:00 AM ET // Geoff Gaherty, Space.com
On Friday night, observers all across North America will witness a rare event (weather permitting).
Jan 21, 2015 03:53 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
NASA astronaut Terry Virts managed to photograph Comet Lovejoy from orbit.
Jan 21, 2015 03:00 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Jan. 19, 2015, was a red letter day for NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory -- one of its instruments, having continually stared at the sun for 5 years, captured its 100 millionth observation of our nearest star.
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