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Blindingly bright black holes could help cosmologists see deeper into the universe’s past
Most humongous black holes, astronomers suggest, have acted the same way throughout the eons.
This meteor-tracking system could prevent a falling-rocket debris disaster
Camera networks built to track meteors could help address an emerging problem.
These 5 mysterious space objects straddle the line between planets and stars
They could help astronomers break down the category of objects known as brown dwarfs.
‘Hycean’ exoplanets could be home to the alien life we’ve been searching for
Astronomers could detect the first hints of microbial life outside our solar system in just a few years.
A tiny town on the Tibetan Plateau could be the new global hub for space telescopes
Known as 'the roof of the world,' the Plateau boasts clear skies and predictable weather—ideal conditions for the next powerhouse in space research.
Flickering light could help astronomers weigh supermassive black holes
All astronomers need is a flickering disk.
Enjoy breathing oxygen? Thank the moon.
The air we breathe may be the result of a chance collaboration between microbes and the moon.
How old is the universe? Our answer keeps getting better.
After thousands of years, we’re getting more consistent age estimates.
Black hole jets got some stellar glam shots thanks to this giant telescope
The jets could play a crucial role in galaxy formation.
Blue Origin brought the first official tourists to space
After more than 20 years of preparation, Blue Origin is flying paying customers into space.