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The latest headlines from around the cosmos.
Exoplanet science has moved from “stamp collecting” to the discovery of Earth-sized planets and unusual worlds.
JWST launches the first day of astronomy’s big meeting with news about science, technology, and galaxies!
The connection between disks and planet formation continues to expand as astronomers view them in new detail.
Two new discoveries in astronomy show that observations can take less than a coffee break or over several days.
The data in NASAs archives is incredibly useful to scientists and teachers, even today!
It takes numerous observatories and dozens of people to make astronomical discoveries.
Is climate change inevitable for intelligent civilizations? If so, what can we do about it?
Brown dwarfs aren't quite stars, but they're also not planets. So what are they?
CTIO and Las Campanas explore the very distant past, while Gemini South looks forward, with much patience.
Dr. Feryal Ozel discusses black holes and the Event Horizon Telescope.
Dr. Jackie Faherty discusses the importance of sharing astronomical discoveries with everyone.
The latest from Chilean observatories includes lessons learned from dwarf galaxies about galactic cannibalism.
Astrophysicist Katherine Freese describes mysterious dark matter how she became interested in the subject.