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Aug 5, 2014 06:35 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) has locked onto Pluto's location, helping NASA's New Horizons spacecraft get to the right place at the right time. Continue reading →
Jul 30, 2014 01:22 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
A double star system with misaligned protoplanetary disks around 450 light-years from Earth has been discovered, potentially explaining why some exoplanet orbits can be wildly eccentric. Continue reading →
Mar 7, 2014 11:12 AM ET // Jason Major
A giant clump of carbon monoxide found around a nearby star hints at collisions between comets and the presence of a massive hidden planet. Continue reading →
Jan 18, 2014 10:31 AM ET // Jason Major
An enormous ring of dust and gas encircling a distant star may be forming planets at this very moment. Continue reading →
Jan 8, 2014 02:59 PM ET // Nicole Gugliucci
Dust. It's a nuisance. It's dirty. It makes you have to clean your house. And without it, we wouldn't even be here. That's why astronomers are so happy to find a whole lot of dust with a state-of-the-art radio telescope. Continue reading →
Oct 25, 2013 11:29 AM ET // Jason Major
The Boomerang Nebula in the constellation Centaurus is officially the coldest known place in the entire Universe -- It's even colder than the frigid background temperature of space! Continue reading →
Oct 2, 2013 12:10 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) is complete after Europe delivered its final antenna to the 66-dish Chile-based project.
Aug 21, 2013 11:39 AM ET // Jason Major
As anyone with kids knows, baby humans have a tendency to throw stuff around -- and baby stars are no different. Continue reading →
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