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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.
Mar 31, 2016 02:13 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Where DO baby planets come from? Well, this observation of a young star sporting a ringed protoplanetary disk holds the answer.
Mar 3, 2016 01:59 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The disk that feeds a baby star has been precisely measured for the first time, revealing details that have, until now, remained a mystery.
Feb 3, 2016 01:58 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Astronomers have found a protoplanetary disk surrounding a young star with a rather chilly secret.
Dec 30, 2015 01:33 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
For the first time, astronomers have found compelling evidence that the dust-free gaps surrounding young stars are caused by massive exoplanets.
Dec 4, 2015 01:21 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In new observations, an extremely concentrated knot of ancient galaxies undergoing energetic star formation at the dawn of our universe has been spied embedded in a knot of dark matter.
Nov 19, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
Astronomers have detected something baffling at the furthest frontiers of our observable universe: lots of massive galaxies that shouldn't even exist.
Nov 2, 2015 03:48 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Recent observations of the gaps in protoplanetary disks surrounding nearby young stars may not be 'proof' of the formation of exoplanets.
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