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Tens of Thousands of Black Holes Found in the Milky Way

The image above shows the Milky Way stretching across the sky, with Sgr A*, the…

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The Great Leonids Meteor Storm of 1833

The image above shows a depiction of the great Leonids meteor storm that occurred on…

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Bad News for Life on Exoplanets

The image above shows the relative differences in the diameters of habitable zones around stars…

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Cosmic Forensics Solves Long-standing Mystery

The image above shows detail of the Leading Arm, an enormous stream of gas and…

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Asteroids and Comets Are Showering Mars with Organic Material

The image above shows a fresh crater on Mars surrounded by a blanket of ejected…

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Meade ETX 90: In-depth Review

First marketed in 1996, Meade ETX 90 is the first telescope to be designed for…

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The Night Sky This Month: April 2018

This month offers some spectacular sky gazing opportunities, including throughout the whole of April the…

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The Late, Great Stephen Hawking: 1942-2018

At the time of writing, the news of the death of Stephen Hawking CH CBE…

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Was Stonehenge an Ancient Observatory?

Stonehenge in Wiltshire, England, is just one component of a complex of prehistoric monuments that…

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Is There Life in Europa’s Subsurface Ocean?

The image above shows the interior structure of Europa, a major moon of the planet…

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