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Mar 29, 2016 08:00 PM ET // Sarah Lewin, Space.com
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) is struggling to understand exactly what went wrong with its brand-new astronomy satellite, Hitomi, which suffered some sort of malfunction over the weekend and is apparently tumbling in space.
Mar 18, 2016 05:12 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The Discovery Channel Telescope has played a key role in identifying what could be one component of a comet twin -- both expected to fly past Earth later this month.
Feb 24, 2016 02:22 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but this picture is worth tens of billions of stars.
Feb 19, 2016 07:30 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Leading up to the premiere of 'Telescope' on Discovery Channel this weekend, let's take a look at some of our favorite Hubble observations of the solar system.
Feb 17, 2016 07:00 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell
From the discovery that Earth isn't at the center of the universe to detecting the 'echo' of the Big Bang, here are some of the most profound discoveries in astronomical history.
Jan 4, 2016 01:00 PM ET // Mark Thompson
The winter sky is by far the best time for astronomy. Long, dark nights with cool weather can present us with fabulously clear dark skies that last for hours -- let's hunt down some astronomical treasures!
Dec 14, 2015 04:00 PM ET // Mark Thompson
Over the years, I've picked up some hints and tips as to how to communicate the science of amateur astronomy -- here are a few.
Dec 8, 2015 08:30 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Astronomers wanting more accurate measurements of distant black holes have some new assistants -- robots that can tackle the tedious task of monitoring black hole neighbor clouds’ glow.
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