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Nov 18, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
For the first time, astronomers have directly observed a planet in the making.
Nov 16, 2015 02:10 PM ET // Mark Thompson
The Earth is currently orbiting through the debris of Comet Tempel-Tuttle -- yes, it's time for the Leonid meteor shower!
Nov 13, 2015 12:40 PM ET // Irene Klotz
A pale blue dot may not be the only hint of life beyond the solar system. New research suggests astronomers pay attention to pale orange worlds as well, since they may resemble what Earth looked like earlier in its history.
Oct 21, 2015 05:08 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Deep inside the Tarantula Nebula, some 160,000 light-years from Earth, live a pair of very strange stars.
Oct 20, 2015 12:21 PM ET
Exploding in the news of late is the Kepler telescope's spotting of something strange and, so far, unexplained orbiting a nearby star. DNews separates fact from speculation.
Oct 16, 2015 12:55 PM ET
Although technically you can't "weigh" a star, since it will change relative to gravitation, astronomers CAN work out just how much matter is inside the bright bulbs in our sky and beyond.
Oct 14, 2015 12:55 PM ET // staff
The Lunar-based Ultraviolet Telescope is the moon’s first functioning robotic telescope.
Oct 6, 2015 01:42 PM ET
Haven't we heard this one before? The one about "water on Mars"? DNews breaks out what's new about the latest Mars-water discovery compared to earlier findings.
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