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Voyager 2 Reaches Interstellar Space

Researchers at the University of Iowa report that the spacecraft Voyager 2 has entered the interstellar medium (ISM), the region of space outside the...

Astronomers Find an Elusive Star With Origins Close to Big Bang

Astronomers have found what could be one of the universe’s oldest stars, a body almost entirely made of materials spewed from the Big Bang....

Lasers Could Be Used as a Porch Light to Attract Alien Astronomers

If extraterrestrial intelligence exists somewhere in our galaxy, a new MIT study proposes that laser technology on Earth could, in principle, be fashioned into...

Confirmed Collision Between 2 Milky Way Satellite Galaxies

If you’re standing in the Southern Hemisphere on a clear night, you can see two luminous clouds offset from the Milky Way. These clouds...

Voyager 2 Inching Toward Interstellar Space

In 1977, U.S. space agency NASA launched Voyager 2 into space to explore the vastness of our universe. Now, about four decades later, the...

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