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Nov 12, 2015 06:17 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Like a blinding beacon lighting up the night, a powerful gamma-ray-generating stellar husk has been seen pulsating in a neighboring galaxy.
Aug 1, 2014 01:11 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Where did these 30,000 light-year high bubbles come from? Astronomers still aren't quite sure. Continue reading →
Jul 22, 2014 03:00 PM ET // Jason Major
Astronomers may have not yet found Cybertron but this "transforming" pulsar definitely has a shape-shifting double personality. Continue reading →
Mar 8, 2010 12:42 PM ET // Jennifer Ouellette
Last month astrophysicists at Stanford's Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology presented their latest results from NASA's Fermi Gamma-Ray Space Telescope's observations of supernova remnants. And they think those results add to a growing body of evidence that cosmic rays -- highly...
Nov 30, 2011 03:16 AM ET // Jason Major
Researchers have narrowed down the size requirements for dark matter -- the elusive stuff that pervade the universe, lending mass but emitting no detectable radiation.
May 3, 2011 08:24 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Our Universe, and everything in it, was created by the Big Bang... or was it?
Jan 13, 2011 01:07 AM ET // Jennifer Ouellette
The space telescope has spotted, for the first time, antimatter generated during thunderstorms on Earth.
Nov 9, 2010 04:25 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
How are gamma ray bursts generated? Is the exotic "magnetar" behind them? Or could the most powerful explosions in the Universe be caused by newborn black holes?
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