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Astronomy News

  • Astronomers spot a runaway quasar
  • Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:00:00 GMT - This rogue black hole may have been ousted from the center of its galaxy by gravitational waves.

  • NASA’s NuSTAR solves the mystery of the Andromeda galaxy’s high-energy X-rays
  • Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:00:00 GMT -

    This pulsar aims high — it emits more energetic X-rays than Andromeda’s supermassive black hole.

  • How exoplanets can violently die
  • Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:00:00 GMT - Like the Greek god Cronus, some stars are not kind to their children.

  • Launch Ladies children’s book highlights the women behind space exploration
  • Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:00:00 GMT - Space is pretty cool — and so are the women who make spaceflight possible.

  • Rosetta spots major changes on comet 67P
  • Wed, 22 Mar 2017 10:00:00 GMT - The Rosetta mission captured moving boulders and collapsing cliffs on the surface of comet 67P between 2014 and 2016.

  • New study finds martian volcano’s last eruption
  • Wed, 22 Mar 2017 10:00:00 GMT - It was around the time the dinosaurs went extinct.

  • Is it time to restore Pluto’s planetary status?
  • Tue, 21 Mar 2017 10:00:00 GMT - Redefining the world "planet" yet again could raise the number of planets in our solar system to over 100.

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