Since the deployment of the Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers have been able to look deeper into the cosmic web than ever before. The farther they’ve looked, the deeper back in time they are able to see, and thus learn what the Universe looked like billions of years ago. With the deployment of other cutting-edge telescopes […]
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A new study by an international team of scientists has revealed that modern galaxy shapes may be the result of early galaxies swelling with new stars
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It’s a mystery that’s puzzled astronomers for years. Which came first, supermassive black holes or the galaxies that surround them?
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Using data from the Sloan Digitial Sky Survey, an Indian team of astronomers has discovered one of the largest cosmic structures to date – the Saraswati Supercluster!
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A presentation at the June 6th AAS meeting confirms that our galaxy is inside an enormous cosmic void, the largest one ever discovered.
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A new image of the Small Magellanic Cloud reveals its population of stars in stunningly rich detail.
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A new study of distant, early galaxies helps us understand the early days of our Universe.
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Astronomers at the University of Waterloo have given us the first image of a dark matter filament bridge between two galaxies.
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Light’s finite speed make all gazing a ride in a time machine. Only a photon truly lives in the moment.
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The eagerly anticipated James Webb Space Telescope will be the first of the Super Telescopes to start work.
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