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A local stellar graveyard could reveal our galaxy’s beginnings
The 'Phoenix stream' is home to many ancient stars.
A lopsided pair of dead stars could reveal some of the universe’s secrets
The stellar odd couple is a rare find.
Hubble just captured this ‘fluffy’ galaxy in all its flocculent glory
Fuzzy galaxies like NGC 2775 are more common than you think.
There should be billions of Earths out there. Why can’t we find them?
A new estimate suggests the Milky Way is home to six billion Earth-like planets. So far, we’ve found just one potential candidate.
NASA’s New Horizons is so far away, it’s seeing stars from new angles
Things look a bit different from 4.3 billion miles away.
Astronomers spot repeating radio burst patterns from deep space
Fast Radio Bursts may flash with some rhyme and reason.
Why are big neutron stars like Tootsie Pops?
The massive beasts are dense on the outside and gooey on the inside.
This ominous image shows the birth of a planet
The spiral arms of gas and dust are signs of a baby planet being born.
Astronomers just found the closest black hole to Earth
And more probably lurk nearby.
Scientists say the sun is lazy and boring
It’s really a bit of a bum, as far as sun-like stars go.