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“Interferometry”

Dec 3, 2014 03:07 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Dust gets everywhere, particularly around young stars. But when it comes to the presence of dust in their interplanetary environments, many mature sun-like stars are very house-proud. Continue reading →
Jun 25, 2014 02:20 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
For the first time, three supermassive black holes have been discovered in a tight orbital dance inside the center of a galaxy 4 billion light-years away. Continue reading →
Mar 12, 2014 01:23 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
HR 5171A is one of the ten largest stars known to exist in our galaxy, and it's co-joined with a stellar binary partner. Continue reading →
Dec 17, 2013 01:12 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
By combining two cutting-edge astronomical techniques, researchers have been able to, for the first time, resolve the visible light of the two stars in the famous Capella binary system -- could the same be done for exoplanets?
May 21, 2012 05:54 PM ET // Amy Shira Teitel
By combining data from three telescopes, astronomers have observed feeding time at the black hole of an active galaxy.