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TESS planet hunter on its way

19 Apr 2018 at 5:46am
"It’s the beginning of a new era of exoplanet research." Read more...

What is an exoplanet?

19 Apr 2018 at 5:30am
Humans have been speculating about their existence for thousands of years, but ours is the 1st generation to know, with certainty, that exoplanets are really out there. Read more...

See it! Moon sweeps past Venus

18 Apr 2018 at 2:00pm
Wonderful photos from the EarthSky community of the moon's sweep this week past the brightest planet, Venus. Read more...

New study suggests violent origin for Mars’ moons

18 Apr 2018 at 1:15pm
It was thought Mars' 2 small moons - Phobos and Deimos - might be captured asteroids. But new work suggests an impact between primitive Mars and a dwarf-planet-sized object, resulting in the moons' birth. Read more...

The search for the sun’s lost siblings

17 Apr 2018 at 7:00pm
Our sun's sibling stars could be scattered across the sky. Astronomers are sifting through newly released data in the GALAH Survey - a galactic archaeology survey - hoping to find them. Read more...

Scientists seeking continuous gravitational waves

17 Apr 2018 at 5:07am
Scientists 1st observed gravitational waves from merging black holes. Now they're targeting a different gravitational wave signal: a long continuous waveform from a rapidly spinning neutron star. Read more...

Asteroid buzzed Earth this weekend

16 Apr 2018 at 5:10am
2018 GE3 swept by at half the moon's distance Sunday, just hours after being detected. Its size is 3 to 6 times that of the space rock that penetrated the skies over Chelyabinsk, Russia, in 2013. Read more...

Theorists describe black hole megamergers

15 Apr 2018 at 6:12am
"Binary black holes are basically like giant targets hanging out in a globular star cluster, and as you throw other black holes or stars at them, they undergo these crazy chaotic encounters." Read more...

Watch launch of TESS planet-hunting mission April 16

15 Apr 2018 at 5:14am
TESS will launch on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Lift-off is planned for no earlier than 6:32 p.m. EDT (10:32 p.m. UTC). Read more...

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