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Sep 23, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Distant galaxies birthing baby stars up to 1,000 times the rate of the Milky Way have been a long-standing mystery -- until now.
Sep 22, 2015 04:01 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
As stars whip around our galaxy's supermassive black hole, they should generate their own special kind of 'sonic boom' -- could astronomers detect them?
Aug 28, 2015 05:58 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In a galaxy, 600 million light-years away, a black hole deathmatch is ripping up spacetime, exposing some fascinating dynamics at the heart of a powerful quasar.
Aug 28, 2015 11:55 AM ET // AFP
From round disks to oval clusters; many galaxies in the Universe have undergone a dramatic transformation over the past eight billion years or so.
Aug 24, 2015 12:04 PM ET // Jason Major
Europe's XMM-Newton telescope took an X-ray scan of the Milky Way's core, capturing some dazzling high-energy delights.
Aug 11, 2015 05:58 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Astronomers have discovered the smallest supermassive black hole lurking in the center of a dwarf galaxy around 340 million light-years away. Small it may be, but it could help to unlock some pretty hefty black hole mysteries.
Aug 10, 2015 04:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
A study of more than 200,000 galaxies shows that the universe is producing half as much energy as it did 2 billion years ago and continues to fade.
Jul 27, 2015 03:50 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The most dense galaxies known to exist in our universe have been discovered by 2 undergraduate students while looking through years of archival data.
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