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Feb 23, 2015 03:13 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
New observations of a star-forming nebula have revealed four stellar embryos, providing clues as to how multiple star systems evolve.
Feb 20, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Michel Lamontagne, Icarus Interstellar
The Icarus Interstellar 'Firefly' starship concept could use novel nuclear fusion techniques to power its way to Alpha Centauri within 100 years (guest article)
Feb 20, 2015 02:11 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
By watching how an exoplanet orbiting the star Beta Pictoris interacts with circumstellar dust, astronomers are beginning to understand how to look for the dusty fingerprints of hidden alien worlds. Continue reading →
Feb 17, 2015 03:54 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Our sun will not explode as a powerful supernova when it eventually runs out of fuel, but that doesn't mean there won't be fireworks.
Feb 9, 2015 09:30 AM ET // Stuart Gary, ABC Science Online
The supernova remnant is located over 150,000 light-years away in the satellite dwarf galaxy known as the Large Magellanic Cloud.
Feb 6, 2015 08:40 AM ET // Calla Cofield, SPACE.com
The very first stars in the universe need to reset their birthday clocks.
Jan 30, 2015 10:20 AM ET // Stuart Gary, ABC Science Online
A new three dimensional model of the Cassiopeia A supernova remnant provides insights into how these massive explosions occur.
Jan 30, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
This mesmerizing observation by the Hubble Space Telescope shows galaxy NGC 7714 in a state of turmoil.
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