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These Next-Gen Telescopes Will Peer Into The Deep History Of The Universe
The biggest and baddest ground-based telescopes are on their way
Inconsistency In The Big Bang Theory Resolved
Previous measurements of lithium isotopes in the galaxy may not have been entirely accurate. Woops!
Holy Crap, Saturn’s Rings Are Raining Water
Astronomers discover rainwater falling all over the planet!
Check Out The Most Richly Detailed Image Ever Taken Of Uranus
The images are the highest-resolution ever taken in the near infrared range. It looks much more active than when Voyager flew past in 1986.
A Star System 12.9 Billion Light Years Away is the New Most Distant Galaxy
The telescopes get bigger and more sophisticated, the light we can see comes in from deeper in the cosmos, and...
Odds of Alien Life on Newly Spotted Exoplanet Are “100 Percent” Says Its Discoverer
As if there wasn’t enough excitement swirling around the discovery of a potentially habitable planet circling the star Gliese 581...
Freshly Discovered Earth-Like Planet Orbiting Nearby Star Could Be the First Truly Habitable Exoplanet
A couple of math geeks recently calculated that the discovery of the first “habitable” exoplanet would be announced in May...
The Top 10 Telescopes of All Time
A look back at the 400-year-old art of assisted sky-gazing
Pluto Downgraded Again
| | Eris and its moon, Dysnomia. Courtesy NASA| First it was demoted to a “dwarf planet,” leaving only eight...
Planet hunters turn up three new worlds