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Apr 1, 2014 12:12 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
A massive black hole has, for the first time, revealed its bling -- a string of star clusters arranged like a stellar String of Pearls. Continue reading →
Mar 7, 2014 01:16 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has helped solve an infrared mystery surrounding baby star systems that has puzzled astronomers since the 1980s. Continue reading →
Mar 7, 2014 03:31 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
There's no evidence for the existence of Planet X, despite a NASA space telescope’s best efforts to track it down.
Feb 21, 2014 11:26 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
Astronomers using NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope have spotted a star ripping through space, generating a violent bow shock ahead of its relentless rampage through the interstellar medium.
Feb 3, 2014 02:57 PM ET // Discovery News
In a recently-released view of the beautiful Trifid Nebula, NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) takes an intimate look into the effects of star birth inside the cloud of dust and gas.
Jan 22, 2014 01:33 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Astronomers analyzing data from the now defunct Herschel infrared space observatory have made a huge discovery deep inside the asteroid belt -- Ceres, the largest body in the region, is generating plumes of water vapor. Continue reading →
Jan 2, 2014 04:54 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Hubble has been used to probe the atmospheres of two exoplanets, revealing that even exotic new worlds have grey days. Continue reading →
Dec 18, 2013 01:23 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Astronomers scoping-out the vicinity of the famous star Fomalhaut have discovered that its mysterious stellar sister is also sporting a rather attractive ring of comets.
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