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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.
Dec 7, 2015 01:50 PM ET // Mark Thompson
To make the amateur astronomer in your family happy this Christmas, check out my top astronomy gadget picks that would make for perfect stocking fillers.
Dec 4, 2015 05:07 PM ET // Danny Clemens, DSCOVRD
In a much-anticipated Wednesday ruling, the Supreme Court of Hawaii rescinded the building permit for the hotly contested Thirty Meter Telescope project.
Dec 4, 2015 01:21 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In new observations, an extremely concentrated knot of ancient galaxies undergoing energetic star formation at the dawn of our universe has been spied embedded in a knot of dark matter.
Nov 10, 2015 03:10 PM ET // Mark Thompson
The Halloween 'dead comet' spooked the world with its abrupt appearance, why didn't we know about it earlier?
Oct 20, 2015 12:21 PM ET
Exploding in the news of late is the Kepler telescope's spotting of something strange and, so far, unexplained orbiting a nearby star. DNews separates fact from speculation.
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