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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 could be a brand new type of supernova
Binary star mergers could cause explosive stellar deaths.
Ancient supernovas may have pierced moon rocks with star shrapnel
Apollo souvenirs just might have recorded the death throes of local stars.
This fluffy ball contains the story of the universe
The ghost of a supernova looks like a ball of cotton candy.
A warp in space-time just gave us four views of one exploding star
Astronomers catch a galaxy magnifying and splitting the light from a supernova
Learn How Supernovas Work With Stephen Colbert
A Guinness record-breaking demonstration of physics in action
Gravitational Lens Splits Supernova’s Light 4 Different Ways
Through the looking glass of general relativity
Armored Trucks, Unborn Birds Go Airborne, And Other Amazing Images Of The Week
Plus: cometary selfies and a supernova
Happy Birthday, Chandra X-Ray Observatory
Four new images of supernova remnants celebrate the telescope's 15 years of awesome discoveries
Found: The Oldest Known Star In The Universe
Astronomers announced yesterday that they've spotted a child of the very first stars.