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Mar. 16, 2015 — Scientists have, for the first time, examined a detailed "time lapse" X-ray image of the expansion of a classical nova explosion using the GK Persei nova -- a binary star system which ... read more

Mar. 11, 2015 — This dramatic landscape in the southern constellation of Ara (The Altar) is a treasure trove of celestial objects. Star clusters, emission nebulae and active star-forming regions are just some of the ... read more

Mar. 9, 2015 — A new survey of one of the most active, star-forming regions in the galactic neighborhood is helping astronomers better understand the processes that may have contributed to the formation of the sun ... read more

Feb. 19, 2015 — Astronomers observed Nova Delphini 2013 which occurred on August 14, 2013. They discovered that the outburst is producing a large amount of lithium (Li). Lithium is a key element in the study of the ... read more

Feb. 19, 2015 — New research suggests that the sun's magnetic field controls the large-scale shape of the heliosphere much more than expected. The new model shows that the magnetic field squeezes the solar wind ... read more

Feb. 13, 2015 — The team responsible for the Oscar-nominated visual effects at the center of Christopher Nolan's epic 'Interstellar' have turned science fiction into science fact by providing new ... read more

Feb. 9, 2015 — Astronomers have identified two surprisingly massive stars at the heart of the planetary nebula Henize 2-428. As they orbit each other the two stars are expected to slowly get closer and closer, and ... read more

Feb. 4, 2015 — A new image taken with ESO's VISTA survey telescope reveals the Trifid Nebula in a new light. By observing in infrared light, astronomers can see right through the central parts of the Milky Way ... read more

Jan. 29, 2015 — Astronomers have used the giant radio telescope Lofar to create the sharpest astronomical image ever taken at very long radio wavelengths. A new image shows the glowing center of the galaxy Messier ... read more

Jan. 28, 2015 — Like the gaping mouth of a gigantic celestial creature, the cometary globule CG4 glows menacingly in this new image from ESO's Very Large Telescope. Although it appears to be big and bright in ... read more

Swarm of Microprobes to Head for Jupiter

Jan. 26, 2015 — A swarm of tiny probes each with a different sensor could be fired into the clouds of Jupiter and grab data as they fall before burning up in the gas giant planet's atmosphere. The probes would ... read more

H.E.S.S. Finds Three Extremely Luminous Gamma-Ray Sources

Jan. 23, 2015 — The High Energy Stereoscopic System telescopes have again demonstrated their excellent capabilities in searching for high-energy gamma ... read more

Jan. 14, 2015 — Meteors that have crashed to Earth have long been regarded as relics of the early solar system. These craggy chunks of metal and rock are studded with chondrules -- tiny, glassy, spherical grains ... read more

Jan. 9, 2015 — Astronomers have created a unique map of enigmatic molecules in our galaxy that are responsible for puzzling features in the light from ... read more

Jan. 7, 2015 — Some of the stars appear to be missing in this intriguing new image. But the black gap in this glitteringly beautiful starfield is not really a gap, but rather a region of space clogged with gas and ... read more

Jan. 5, 2015 — In celebration of its 25th anniversary, NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has revisited the famous "Pillars of Creation" region of the Eagle Nebula (M16), providing astronomers with a ... read more

Dec. 31, 2014 — Looking back at the science news released by the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) in 2014, the staff scientists at NRAO selected what they believe are the top 10 stories based on both ... read more

Dec. 15, 2014 — The Voyager 1 spacecraft has experienced three shock waves. The most recent shock wave, first observed in February 2014, still appears to be going on. One wave, previously reported, helped ... read more

Nov. 13, 2014 — Astrophysicists say that magnetic clues in a meteorite outline the earliest steps in the formation of the solar system and Earth-like ... read more

Nov. 10, 2014 — Astronomers have used radio telescopes in Australia and Chile to see inside the remains of a supernova. The supernova, known as SN1987A, was first seen by observers in the Southern Hemisphere in 1987 ... read more

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