The European Space Agency (ESA) launched the Gaia spacecraft in 2013 with the aim of creating the most complete map ever of the Milky Way galaxy and other nearby objects. It began observing […]
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Update: It seems as though the problem isn’t limited to Germany. The Netherlands is also recalling chocolate bars, as is France. Update 2: Mars has now widened the recall to 55 countries, with […]
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NASA’s exoplanet hunting Kepler space telescope has encountered a few problems as of late, but there’s still a mountain of data for astronomers to dig through from the last four years. Astronomers analyzing […]
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Astronomers have a new weapon in their arsenal, one that lets their measure the mass of the super-massive singularities at the heart of galaxies.
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New scans of the Messier 54 star cluster have confirmed a long-standing fear in astronomy: universal lithium levels are way off of our models for the creation of the universe.
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New data has helped settle an ongoing difference between two high-profile data-sets. Does the Milky Way have two arms, or four?
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Sometime in the next 50 years, an alarm will go off at one of the world's most advanced neutrino detectors, and a scramble will begin. At least, that's how a team of scientists designing a new method of neutrino detection hope it will play out.
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New images of an 11 billion year-old galactic collision may change how we think about the formation of new stars.
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