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Researchers just measured Jupiter’s stratospheric winds for the first time—and they’re a doozy
900-miles-per-hour winds rage on the gargantuan gas ball.
A strange dusty disk could hide a planet betwixt three stars
The unique system could teach us about how planets are born.
Astronomers caught a star-on-star smack down
New observations offer the best look yet at how one star can take down its neighbor.
Dust to dust: How Earth’s most advanced observatory is unraveling our origins
It’s a well-oiled machine.
It’s Raining Frigid Gas At This Giant Black Hole
A new kind of space weather
Astronomers Capture Beautiful Image Of Distant Planets Forming
A glimpse into the birth of solar systems
Seeking The Black Hole At The Center Of Our Galaxy
In 2015, 11 telescopes will link up to see the Milky Way as it's never been seen before
Big Pic: A Star’s Bright Birth
Supersonic jets blow gas out of Herbig-Haro 46/47.
Big Pic: The Last Radio Antenna Arrives At Chile’s Massive ALMA Telescope
The last in a set of 66 radio antennas has been delivered to the ambitious observatory in Chile's Atacama desert, more than 16,000 feet above sea level.
Big Pic: A Violent Young Star
New imagery from the Altacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array and ESO's New Technology Telescope