In response to the report issued by an Independent Review Board, NASA has decided to delay the launch of the James Webb Space Telescope to 2021.
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While observing a distant galaxy cluster, an image taken by Hubble was photobombed by 22 previously undetected asteroids.
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Thanks to a recent study by an international team of scientists, the remaining missing normal matter of the Universe may finally have been found!
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A team of astronomers, using the Herschel Observatory, recently observed a series of laser emissions coming from the ant nebula.
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Using old data from the Galileo spaceprobe, a team of NASA scientists has found more evidence of plume activity on Europa’s surface.
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A Type II supernova is a truly amazing astronomical event. As with all supernovae, a Type II consists of a star experiencing core collapse at the end of its life cycle and exploding, causing it to shed its outer layers. A subclass of this type is known as Type IIb, which are stars that have […]
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According to a new study, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite is estimated to find over 4000 planets during its first two-year mission
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An international team of astronomers recently used deep learning to identify patterns in images of galaxies taken by the Hubble Space Telescope
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Using the Hubble Space Telescope, a team of astronomers recently imaged the most distant star ever seen in a distant galaxy cluster
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Using data from the Hubble Space Telescope and other ground-based observatories, a team of astronomers have found a galaxy that appears to have no dark matter.
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