On top of a flattened mountain in Chile's Atacama Desert, one of the world's largest telescopes may help scientists answer the age-old question, "Is there life out there?"
A planet may be causing the star it orbits to act much older than it actually is, according to new data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory. This discovery shows how a massive planet can affect the behavior of its parent star.
Observatory Night lectures will take place on the third Thursday of the month from September through November. We will also hold one on the first Thursday of December.
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