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Apr 12, 2016 03:02 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
A highly sensitive radio telescope has seen something peculiar in the depths of our cosmos: A group of supermassive black holes are mysteriously aligned, as if captured in a synchronized dance.
Apr 6, 2016 01:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Scientists have discovered radioactive debris from relatively nearby stars that exploded a few million years ago, raising questions about whether cosmic rays released by the supernovae impacted Earth’s past climate.
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 7, 2016 11:52 AM ET
From the brightest supernovae to the blackest of holes, space sure knows how to provide extremes. But, it's not as easy as just taking a look to decide which objects are how bright or dark. DNews crunches the numbers.
Mar 2, 2016 05:27 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Tune in tonight at 7 p.m. for a fascinating Perimeter Institute public lecture on the mysteries of dark matter.
Jan 4, 2016 01:24 PM ET // Danny Clemens, DSCOVRD
An enterprising artist has taken on one of the biggest concepts known to man: the universe.
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.
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