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Apr 27, 2016 01:55 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In a series of images that look as if they've been pulled from a science fiction movie, four powerful lasers blast from the dome of the Very Large Telescope at the ESO's Paranal Observatory in Chile.
Mar 16, 2016 07:00 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
Is it ice or not? New observations of the dwarf planet have revealed the possible spectroscopic signal of ice turning to vapor as the surface is heated by the sun.
Mar 14, 2016 07:56 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
An unprecedented observation of a dusty disk surrounding an old star has led to speculation that dying stars could give rise to a second generation of planets.
Feb 24, 2016 02:22 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but this picture is worth tens of billions of stars.
Jan 27, 2016 01:41 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Galaxies are known to contain stars, planets gas and dust, but one particular nearby dwarf galaxy is notable for lacking the latter -- it's astonishingly dust-free.
Nov 25, 2015 04:35 PM ET // Jason Major
If you find yourself eating too much over the Thanksgiving holiday, don't worry -- you can always try out the latest super star diet.
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.
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.
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