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Chinese Astronomers Discover 591 High-Velocity Stars With LAMOST and Gaia

A research team, led by astronomers from National Astronomical Observatories of Chinese Academy of Sciences (NAOC), has discovered 591 high-velocity stars based on data from the...

Astronomers Capture Stellar Winds in Unprecedented Detail

Astronomers have presented an explanation for the shapes of planetary nebulae. The discovery is based on a set of observations of stellar winds around...

Giant Balloon-Like Structures Discovered at Center of Milky Way

A gigantic, balloon-like structure has been hiding in plain sight, right in the center of our own galaxy. An international team of astronomers, including...

Total Annihilation for Supermassive Stars

A renegade star exploding in a distant galaxy has forced astronomers to set aside decades of research and focus on a new breed of...

Astronomers Find Traces of One of the First Stars

Astronomers have found the ghostly remains of one of the Universe's first stars inside a rare, ancient star far, far away on the other...

Why Dark Matter Hasn’t Killed Anyone… Yet

Dark matter has been a mystery to scientists for a long time. A team of physicists from the Vanderbilt University and Case Western Reserve...

Everything You Need to Know About the Chinese FAST Telescope

We've been staring at the stars and wondering what was up there for centuries. We've been using mirrors and prisms to construct telescopes to...

‘Red Nuggets’ Are Galactic Gold for Astronomers

About a decade ago, astronomers discovered a population of small, but massive galaxies called "red nuggets." A new study using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory...

The Fastest-Growing Black Hole Known in Space Has Been Discovered

Astronomers at ANU have found the fastest-growing black hole known in the Universe, describing it as a monster that devours a mass equivalent to...

Dark Matter May Not Be Interactive After All

Astronomers are back in the dark about what dark matter might be, after new observations showed the mysterious substance may not be interacting with...

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