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Press Room - Image Gallery: art

Free-floating brown dwarf
September 05, 2013Coldest Brown Dwarfs Blur Lines between Stars and PlanetsFree-floating brown dwarf
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gamma-ray burst
August 06, 2013Explosion Illuminates Invisible Galaxy in the Dark Agesgamma-ray burst
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gamma-ray burst
August 06, 2013Explosion Illuminates Invisible Galaxy in the Dark Agesgamma-ray burst
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gamma-ray burst
August 06, 2013Explosion Illuminates Invisible Galaxy in the Dark Agesgamma-ray burst
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NGC 6811
June 26, 2013First Transiting Planets in a Star Cluster DiscoveredNGC 6811
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TW Hydrae system
June 05, 2013Young Star Suggests our Sun Was a Feisty ToddlerTW Hydrae system
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EX Hydrae
May 30, 2013Music of the Spheres: Star SongsEX Hydrae
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Kepler 76b
May 13, 2013New Method of Finding Planets Scores its First DiscoveryKepler 76b
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Kepler-76b
May 13, 2013New Method of Finding Planets Scores its First DiscoveryKepler-76b
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Kepler-62e and -f
April 18, 2013Two Water Worlds for the Price of OneKepler-62e and -f
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supernova Type lax
March 26, 2013Astronomers Discover a New Kind of Supernovasupernova Type lax
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black hole
February 27, 2013Supermassive Black Hole Spins Super-Fastblack hole
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habitable planet orbiting a white dwarf
February 25, 2013Future Evidence for Extraterrestrial Life Might Come from Dying Starshabitable planet orbiting a white dwarf
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red dwarf star
February 06, 2013Earth-like Planets Are Right Next Doorred dwarf star
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graph of red dwarf stars
February 06, 2013Earth-like Planets Are Right Next Doorgraph of red dwarf stars
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Red Dwarf Planet
February 06, 2013Earth-like Planets Are Right Next DoorRed Dwarf Planet
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Stars with Planet Graph
January 07, 2013At Least One in Six Stars Has an Earth-sized PlanetStars with Planet Graph
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Planets detected by Kepler
January 07, 2013At Least One in Six Stars Has an Earth-sized PlanetPlanets detected by Kepler
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region surrounding black hole
September 27, 2012Peering to the Edge of a Black Holeregion surrounding black hole
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protoplanetary disk
September 11, 2012Planets Can Form in the Galactic Centerprotoplanetary disk
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J0651
August 28, 2012Space-Warping White Dwarfs Produce Gravitational WavesJ0651
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Kepler-36b
June 21, 2012Planetrise: Alien World Looms Large in its Neighbor's SkyKepler-36b
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newly formed star
June 13, 2012Alien Earths Could Form Earlier than Expectednewly formed star
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Milky Way galaxy
May 29, 2012Ghostly Gamma-ray Beams Blast from Milky Way's CenterMilky Way galaxy
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Big Bang
May 22, 2012The Older We Get, The Less We Know (Cosmologically)Big Bang
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simulation of a black hole flare
May 02, 2012Black Hole Caught in a Feeding Frenzysimulation of a black hole flare
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distant star system
April 17, 2012Some Stars Capture Rogue Planetsdistant star system
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runaway planet
March 22, 2012Planet Starship: Runaway Planets Zoom at a Fraction of Light-Speedrunaway planet
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GJ1214b
February 21, 2012Hubble Reveals a New Type of PlanetGJ1214b
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Kepler-34b
January 11, 2012Planets with Double Suns are CommonKepler-34b
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Kepler-20 planetary system
December 20, 2011First Earth-Sized Planets FoundKepler-20 planetary system
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Kepler-20f
December 20, 2011First Earth-Sized Planets FoundKepler-20f
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Kepler-20e
December 20, 2011First Earth-Sized Planets FoundKepler-20e
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Exoplanet
December 20, 2011First Earth-Sized Planets FoundExoplanet
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Cygnus X-1
November 18, 2011NASA's Chandra Adds to Black Hole Birth AnnouncementCygnus X-1
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dwarf galaxy
October 17, 2011Dark Matter Mystery Deepensdwarf galaxy
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VERITAS and Crab Nebula
October 06, 2011Crab Pulsar Dazzles Astronomers with its Gamma-Ray BeamsVERITAS and Crab Nebula
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Crab Nebula
October 06, 2011Crab Pulsar Dazzles Astronomers with its Gamma-Ray BeamsCrab Nebula
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Crab Nebula
October 06, 2011Crab Pulsar Dazzles Astronomers with its Gamma-Ray BeamsCrab Nebula
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Kepler-16b
September 15, 2011From Star Wars to Science Fact: Tatooine-Like Planet DiscoveredKepler-16b
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Kepler-19bc
September 08, 2011Invisible World DiscoveredKepler-19bc
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Type Ia supernovae
September 06, 2011Our Galaxy Might Hold Thousands of Ticking "Time Bombs"Type Ia supernovae
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exoplanet TrES-2b
August 11, 2011Alien World is Blacker than Coalexoplanet TrES-2b
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Aurora planet Animation
July 21, 2011Exoplanet Aurora: An Out-of-this-World SightAurora planet Animation
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Aurora planet
July 21, 2011Exoplanet Aurora: An Out-of-this-World SightAurora planet
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white dwarfs
July 13, 2011Evolved Stars Locked in Fatalistic Dancewhite dwarfs
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hypothetical exoplanet
May 23, 2011How to Learn a Star's True Agehypothetical exoplanet
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cosmic view a trillion years from now
April 13, 2011Far-Future Astronomers Could Still Deduce the Big Bangcosmic view a trillion years from now
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Black Holes
April 08, 2011Newly Merged Black Hole Eagerly Shreds StarsBlack Holes
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reborn star shown with a hypothetical world
April 06, 2011Two Dying Stars Reborn as Onereborn star shown with a hypothetical world
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Type Ia supernova
January 13, 2011The Best Way to Measure Dark Energy Just Got BetterType Ia supernova
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Haumea
January 11, 2011New Telescope Exploring Solar System "Outback"Haumea
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Qatar-1b
December 14, 2010Qatar-Led International Team Finds Their First Alien WorldQatar-1b
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extrasolar planet GJ 1214b
December 01, 2010Super-Earth Has an Atmosphere, But Is It Steamy or Gassy?extrasolar planet GJ 1214b
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elliptical galaxies
December 01, 2010The Universe Does Think Smallelliptical galaxies
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exoplanet
October 15, 2010How to Weigh a Star Using a Moonexoplanet
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Magellanic System
September 29, 2010Milky Way Sidelined in Galactic Tug of WarMagellanic System
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trans-Neptunian object
September 13, 2010NASA's Hubble Harvests Distant Solar System Objectstrans-Neptunian object
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planetary system
August 26, 2010NASA's Kepler Mission Discovers Two Planets Transiting Same Starplanetary system
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binary star
August 23, 2010Pulverized Planet Dust Might Lie Around Double Starsbinary star
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planetary collision
August 23, 2010Pulverized Planet Dust Might Lie Around Double Starsplanetary collision
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HE 0437-5439
July 22, 2010Hyperfast Star Was Booted From Milky WayHE 0437-5439
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HE 0437-5439
July 22, 2010Hyperfast Star Was Booted From Milky WayHE 0437-5439
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Red Giant
March 03, 2010First of Missing Primitive Stars DiscoveredRed Giant
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supernova explosion
January 27, 2010Astronomers Find Rare Beast by New Meanssupernova explosion
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supernova explosion
January 27, 2010Astronomers Find Rare Beast by New Meanssupernova explosion
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Dust Ring
January 06, 2010Massive Stars: Good Targets for Planet Hunts, Bad Targets for SETIDust Ring
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super-Earth
December 17, 2009Avatar's Moon Pandora Could Be Realsuper-Earth
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Exomoon
December 17, 2009Avatar's Moon Pandora Could Be RealExomoon
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Chi Cygni
December 15, 2009Close-up Photos of Dying Star Show Our Sun's FateChi Cygni
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Orion Source I
November 16, 2009Close-Up Movie Shows Hidden Details in the Birth of Super-SunsOrion Source I
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galaxy simulation
July 29, 2009Cosmic Dance Helps Galaxies Lose Weightgalaxy simulation
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galaxy simulation
July 29, 2009Cosmic Dance Helps Galaxies Lose Weightgalaxy simulation
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V4046 Sagittarii
June 10, 2009Radio Telescope Images Reveal Planet-Forming Disk Orbiting Twin SunsV4046 Sagittarii
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black hole
April 29, 2009Rogue Black Holes May Roam the Milky Wayblack hole
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Hypothetical Twin Earth
March 19, 2009Finding Twin Earths: Harder Than We Thought!Hypothetical Twin Earth
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The Cosmic Chemistry Cycle
February 12, 2009Astronomers Unveiling Life's Cosmic OriginsThe Cosmic Chemistry Cycle
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The Cosmic Chemistry Cycle
February 12, 2009Astronomers Unveiling Life's Cosmic OriginsThe Cosmic Chemistry Cycle
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HAT-P-11b
January 16, 2009Transit Search Finds Super-NeptuneHAT-P-11b
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Milky Way
January 05, 2009Milky Way a Swifter Spinner, More Massive, New Measurements ShowMilky Way
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star formation
January 05, 2009Stars Forming Just Beyond Black Holeís Grasp at Galactic Centerstar formation
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brown dwarf ISO-Oph 102
December 03, 2008Brown Dwarfs Do Form Like Starsbrown dwarf ISO-Oph 102
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brown dwarf ISO-Oph 102
December 03, 2008Brown Dwarfs Do Form Like Starsbrown dwarf ISO-Oph 102
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Epsilon Eridani
October 27, 2008Solar System's Young Twin Has Two Asteroid BeltsEpsilon Eridani
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Epsilon Eridani
October 27, 2008Solar System's Young Twin Has Two Asteroid BeltsEpsilon Eridani
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Artistís conception of the 4C60.07 system of colliding galaxies
October 16, 2008Colossal Black Holes Common in the Early UniverseArtistís conception of the 4C60.07 system of colliding galaxies
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Primordial Stars
July 31, 2008The First StarsPrimordial Stars
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Milky Way
June 03, 2008Milky Way's Inner Beauty RevealedMilky Way
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Milky Way
June 03, 2008Milky Way's Inner Beauty RevealedMilky Way
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map of the near side of the Milky Way
June 03, 2008Milky Way Mapping Project Finds Surprisingly Slow Starsmap of the near side of the Milky Way
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Earth-like planet
April 07, 2008New Laser Technology Could Find First Earth-like PlanetsEarth-like planet
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Dark Ages Lunar Interferometer (DALI)
March 11, 2008Naval Research Laboratory and Smithsonian Team Up to Study Observatory for Far Side of MoonDark Ages Lunar Interferometer (DALI)
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rocky planets
February 18, 2008More Than Half of Sun-like Stars May Have Rocky Planetsrocky planets
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super-Earth
January 09, 2008Earth: A Borderline Planet for Life?super-Earth
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collision between two protoplanets
January 09, 2008When Worlds Collide: Have Astronomers Observed the Aftermath of a Distant Planetary Collision?collision between two protoplanets
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protostar
December 26, 2007Jets Are a Real Dragprotostar
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merger of two white dwarf stars
November 01, 2007White Dwarf "Sibling Rivalry" Explodes into Supernovamerger of two white dwarf stars
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stellar-mass black hole
October 30, 2007Massive Black Hole Smashes Recordstellar-mass black hole
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stellar-mass black hole
October 30, 2007Massive Black Hole Smashes Recordstellar-mass black hole
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future Earth
May 14, 2007When Galaxies Collide, our Solar System Will Go for a Ridefuture Earth
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HD189733b
May 09, 2007First Map of an Extrasolar PlanetHD189733b
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white dwarf
April 17, 2007Cosmic Weight Loss: The Lowest Mass White Dwarfwhite dwarf
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HD 189733b
February 21, 2007Absence of Water in Distant Planet's Atmosphere Surprises AstronomersHD 189733b
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hypothetical distant world
January 08, 2007Eavesdropping on the Universehypothetical distant world
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black hole
November 20, 2006Spinning Black Hole Pushes the Limitblack hole
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black hole diagram
November 20, 2006Spinning Black Hole Pushes the Limitblack hole diagram
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super-Earth
October 11, 2006Some Super-Earths Form in Super Snowstormssuper-Earth
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artist
September 19, 2006Scientists Snap Images of First Brown Dwarf in Planetary Systemartist's concept of the star HD 3651
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Earth
September 14, 2006Astronomers Reveal First Alien I.D. ChartEarth's early atmosphere
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HAT-P-1
September 14, 2006Strange New Planet Baffles AstronomersHAT-P-1
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HAT-P-1
September 14, 2006Strange New Planet Baffles AstronomersHAT-P-1
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artist
September 08, 2006Massive Planet Found by Astronomers Using Novel Network of Tiny Telescopesartist's conception of TrES-2
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artist
September 08, 2006Massive Planet Found by Astronomers Using Novel Network of Tiny Telescopesartist's conception of TrES-2
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RS Ophiuchi
July 19, 2006Stellar Explosion Portends Bigger Blast To ComeRS Ophiuchi
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Jupiter-mass object
June 05, 2006Jupiter's "Big Brother" Has Moon-Forming Dust DiskJupiter-mass object
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dwarf galaxy
May 17, 2006When Dwarfs Gave Way to Giantsdwarf galaxy
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super-Earth orbiting red dwarf star
March 13, 2006Super-Earths May Be Three Times More Common Than Jupiterssuper-Earth orbiting red dwarf star
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merger of two neutron stars
January 31, 2006Neutron Star Swaps Lead to Short Gamma-Ray Burstsmerger of two neutron stars
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extrasolar planet
January 30, 2006Most Milky Way Stars Are Singleextrasolar planet
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Exiled stars speeding out of the Milky Way
January 26, 2006Two Exiled Stars Are Leaving Our Galaxy ForeverExiled stars speeding out of the Milky Way
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Merger of two black holes
January 12, 2006Growing Supermassive Black Holes from SeedsMerger of two black holes
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Grand Nebula in Cassiopeia
January 11, 2006Astronomers Spot The Great Orion Nebula's SuccessorGrand Nebula in Cassiopeia
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 Polaris and its two companions stars
January 09, 2006There's More to the North Star Than Meets the Eye Polaris and its two companions stars
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Pluto and its moon Charon
January 03, 2006A Planet Colder Than It Should BePluto and its moon Charon
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supernova
December 21, 2005Flashes from the Past: Echoes from Ancient Supernovaesupernova
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supernova
December 21, 2005Flashes from the Past: Echoes from Ancient Supernovaesupernova
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hypothetical solar system
November 29, 2005Planet-sized Brown Dwarf May Yield Miniature Solar Systemhypothetical solar system
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gamma-ray burst
September 22, 2005Ferreting Out The First Starsgamma-ray burst
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gamma-ray burst
September 22, 2005Ferreting Out The First Starsgamma-ray burst
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Pulsar B1508+55
August 31, 2005Fastest Pulsar Speeding Out of Galaxy, Astronomers DiscoverPulsar B1508+55
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massive star
August 31, 2005How to Build a Big Starmassive star
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protoplanetary disk
July 18, 2005Astronomers Debate Whether Oldest Known Dust Disk Will Ever Form Planetsprotoplanetary disk
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Submillimeter Wave Astronomy Satellite (SWAS)
June 28, 2005Hibernating Spacecraft Awakens for Comet Impact MissionSubmillimeter Wave Astronomy Satellite (SWAS)
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TW Hydrae
June 24, 2005Detour: Planetary Construction Zone AheadTW Hydrae
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Comet Tempel 1
June 16, 2005Observing the Solar System in Submillimeter WavelengthsComet Tempel 1
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proplyds
June 14, 2005SMA Confirms Proto-Planetary Systems are Common in the Galaxyproplyds
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exoplanet
May 23, 2005Amateur and Professional Astronomers Team to Find New Planetexoplanet
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gamma-ray burst
May 11, 2005Robotic Telescope Penetrates Heart of Universe's Most Powerful Explosiongamma-ray burst
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Sedna
April 05, 2005Case of Sedna's Missing Moon SolvedSedna
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Sedna
April 05, 2005Case of Sedna's Missing Moon SolvedSedna
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TrES-1
March 22, 2005First Direct Detection of Light From Extrasolar PlanetsTrES-1
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TrES-1
March 22, 2005First Direct Detection of Light From Extrasolar PlanetsTrES-1
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early universe
March 09, 2005Young Universe Looks Like "Vegetable Soup"early universe
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magnetar SGR 1806-20
February 18, 2005Blast Affected Earth From Halfway Across The Milky Waymagnetar SGR 1806-20
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magnetar SGR 1806-20
February 18, 2005Blast Affected Earth From Halfway Across The Milky Waymagnetar SGR 1806-20
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magnetar SGR 1806-20
February 18, 2005Blast Affected Earth From Halfway Across The Milky Waymagnetar SGR 1806-20
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stellar outcast
February 08, 2005First Stellar Outcast Discovered by Astronomersstellar outcast
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brown dwarf OTS 44
February 07, 2005Tiny Brown Dwarf's Disk May Form Miniature Solar Systembrown dwarf OTS 44
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brown dwarf OTS 44
February 07, 2005Tiny Brown Dwarf's Disk May Form Miniature Solar Systembrown dwarf OTS 44
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magnetar
January 28, 2005Biggest Stars Produce Strongest Magnetsmagnetar
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binary system GRS1915+105
January 10, 2005Going Beyond Einstein: Spacetime Wave Orbits Black Holebinary system GRS1915+105
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black hole
January 10, 2005Going Beyond Einstein: Spacetime Wave Orbits Black Holeblack hole
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