In two new studies by international teams of astrophysicists, a wealth of merging black hole pairs have been discovered, which has serious implications for gravitational wave research.
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According to a new study using data from the SDSS, ripples in the Milky Way’s disk may be indications of “ancient impacts” with other galaxies.
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A study presented at the 229th Meeting of the AAS examines how the composition of stars can produce very different kinds of rocky planets.
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Imagine a single mission that would allow you to explore the Milky Way and beyond, investigating cosmic chemistry, hunting planets, mapping galactic structure, probing dark energy and analyzing the expansion of the wider Universe. Enter the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, a massive scientific collaboration that enables one thousand astronomers from 51 institutions around the world to do just that. At Tuesday’s AAS briefing […]