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Nov 19, 2015 12:34 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Some stars are just born with extremely magnetic personalities.
Nov 17, 2015 06:58 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Shimmering deep inside a cosmic supervoid is MCG+01-02-015, a pristine galaxy that is the undisputed galactic loner of the universe.
Nov 16, 2015 12:28 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
We could find small planets close to Earth using a new technique being tested on our own sun.
Nov 11, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Astronomers have found a rocky planet orbiting a small star that is within easy telescope views from Earth.
Nov 2, 2015 03:48 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Recent observations of the gaps in protoplanetary disks surrounding nearby young stars may not be 'proof' of the formation of exoplanets.
Oct 21, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Like any crime scene, there's forensic evidence that can be used to work out who committed the deed and how it was done. This goes for 'crimes' on a cosmic scale too; particularly when a planet is being ripped to shreds by its host star.
Oct 8, 2015 06:46 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
There's something strange going on inside the protoplanetary disk of a nearby star and astronomers are at a loss to explain what it means.
Sep 22, 2015 04:01 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
As stars whip around our galaxy's supermassive black hole, they should generate their own special kind of 'sonic boom' -- could astronomers detect them?
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