Astronomy

Feeding a Baby Star with a Dusty Hamburger

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An international research team, led by Chin-Fei Lee in Academia Sinica Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics (ASIAA, Taiwan), has made ...

ALMA Investigates ‘DeeDee,’ a Distant, Dim Member of Our Solar ...

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Using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), astronomers have revealed extraordinary details about a recently discovered far-flung member of our ...

Hubble spots auroras on Uranus

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Ever since Voyager 2 beamed home spectacular images of the planets in the 1980s, planet-lovers have been hooked on auroras ...

ALMA Observes Galaxies Embedded in Super-Halos

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By harnessing the extreme sensitivity of the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), astronomers have directly observed a pair of Milky ...

New study maps space dust in 3-D

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Consider that the Earth is just a giant cosmic dust bunny — a big bundle of debris amassed from exploded ...

Mars volcano, Earth’s dinosaurs went extinct about the same time

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New NASA research reveals that the giant Martian shield volcano Arsia Mons produced one new lava flow at its summit ...

ALMA Confirms ability to see a “Cosmic Hole”

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“Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB)” radio waves come from every direction. When CMB radio waves pass through the hot gas in ...

Protostar Blazes Bright, Reshaping Its Stellar Nursery

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>A massive protostar, deeply nestled in its dust-filled stellar nursery, recently roared to life, shining nearly 100 times brighter than ...

Iota Orionis: Pulsating beacon of a constellation

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MONTREAL, March 8, 2017 – Astronomers from the BRITE (BRight Target Explorer) Constellation project and Ritter Observatory have discovered a ...

P/2016 J1: an asteroid that split in two and whose ...

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Asteroids on the main belt, situated between Mars and Jupiter, move around the Sun in quasi circular orbits, so they ...