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Apr 14, 2016 02:30 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
There are few things that get us more excited than the mysteries of dark matter and the warping of spacetime, but when you have both wrapped into a stunning image of an Einstein ring, you know you're onto something special.
Apr 6, 2016 06:55 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The true nature of mysterious fast radio bursts (FRBs) may not have been revealed after all.
Apr 6, 2016 01:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Astronomers have found a monster black hole, some 17 billion times more massive than the sun, in a modestly sized galaxy, raising suspicions that supermassive black holes may be much more common than originally thought.
Mar 3, 2016 02:21 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope have spotted a bright galaxy located a record-breaking 13.4 billion light years away, the most distant galaxy found yet.
Feb 25, 2016 06:09 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Powerful transient radio flashes in the universe pop off randomly and appear to defy explanation, but astronomers have made a breakthrough in pinpointing the exact source of one of these fast radio bursts.
Feb 11, 2016 10:35 AM ET // Irene Klotz
Detection of gravitational waves from colliding black holes has been confirmed, proving a critical Einstein theory.
Jan 27, 2016 01:41 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Galaxies are known to contain stars, planets gas and dust, but one particular nearby dwarf galaxy is notable for lacking the latter -- it's astonishingly dust-free.
Jan 26, 2016 12:42 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The space telescope has captured a stunning view of a galaxy that just won't conform to a regular shape.
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