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Jun 9, 2015 03:40 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
After poring over the details of the most perfect Einstein Ring imaged to date, ALMA astronomers have discovered that this distant galaxy is a frenzy of star formation.
Apr 23, 2015 01:52 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) now spans the diameter of our planet and, when the vast project goes online, astronomers will get their first glimpse of the bright ring surrounding a supermassive black hole.
Mar 5, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Researchers using the Hubble space telescope took advantage of a naturally occurring zoom lens in space to capture an unprecedented quadruple image of an ancient supernova.
Nov 29, 2014 01:25 PM ET // Space.com
So-called strange stars, made of radically different stuff than ordinary matter, may finally be detectable.
Nov 21, 2014 11:30 AM ET // Elizabeth Palermo, LiveScience
The letter, typed on Einstein's personal stationary, is dated June 10, 1939, and was sent to a Jewish hat merchant in midtown Manhattan.
Oct 29, 2014 04:08 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Christopher Nolen's movie 'Interstellar' will be an epic space adventure encapsulating humanity's need to explore the Universe, but it's the visual effects for the movie that are garnering early attention. Continue reading →
Sep 24, 2014 10:25 AM ET
Thanks to German scientists, we no longer need spacecraft or theoretical papers in order to recreate the time dilation aspect of Einstein's special theory of relativity. They did it in a laboratory.
Sep 23, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
Gravitational waves are hard to observe, but they could have a dramatic effect on stars that we could possibly detect. Continue reading →
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