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Sep 23, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Distant galaxies birthing baby stars up to 1,000 times the rate of the Milky Way have been a long-standing mystery -- until now.
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?
Sep 12, 2015 07:27 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell,
A so-called cosmic tsunami is rousing a galaxy cluster affectionately nicknamed Sausage, suggesting that stagnant galaxies can be rejuvenated when galactic clusters collide.
Sep 11, 2015 07:08 AM ET // Nola Taylor Redd, Contributor
The unusual hourglass-shaped structure is carved by multiple jets of gas, suggesting the structure hides two bulky newborn stars at its heart.
Sep 4, 2015 02:40 PM ET // Joe Rao, Skywatching Columnist
If you live in the eastern-third of the United States or southeast Canada and your local skies are clear on tonight (Sept. 4), take a good close look at the rising moon, which has a celestial date with a star this evening.
Aug 31, 2015 11:04 AM ET // Stuart Gary, ABC Science Online
The butterfly shape is created by the stellar ballet of the two sun-like stars at the end of their lives.
Aug 28, 2015 05:58 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In a galaxy, 600 million light-years away, a black hole deathmatch is ripping up spacetime, exposing some fascinating dynamics at the heart of a powerful quasar.
Aug 28, 2015 11:55 AM ET // AFP
From round disks to oval clusters; many galaxies in the Universe have undergone a dramatic transformation over the past eight billion years or so.
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