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Aug 30, 2015 03:04 PM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
A mathematical way to describe chaotic systems uses a simple numerical scale to show if things might fly out of control.
Aug 28, 2015 05:58 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In a galaxy, 600 million light-years away, a black hole deathmatch is ripping up spacetime, exposing some fascinating dynamics at the heart of a powerful quasar.
Aug 28, 2015 11:55 AM ET // AFP
From round disks to oval clusters; many galaxies in the Universe have undergone a dramatic transformation over the past eight billion years or so.
Aug 27, 2015 12:48 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
As astronomical techniques become more advanced, a team of astrophysicists think they will be able to not only detect the signatures of alien life in exoplanetary atmospheres, but also track its relentless spread throughout the galaxy.
Aug 24, 2015 12:04 PM ET // Jason Major
Europe's XMM-Newton telescope took an X-ray scan of the Milky Way's core, capturing some dazzling high-energy delights.
Aug 14, 2015 08:17 AM ET // Stuart Gary, ABC Science Online
The newly discovered planet called 51 Eridani B is about twice the mass of Jupiter, and orbits a star about 97 light-years from Earth.
Aug 7, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
A dying star has left behind a beautiful, if temporary, parting gift -- an expanding planetary nebula.
Aug 4, 2015 01:28 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Astronomers have announced the discovery of a truly monstrous structure consisting of a ring of galaxies around 5 billion light-years across -- and it defies cosmological theory.
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