A Mysterious Pulsar Is Sending Strange Emissions Really Far Into Space

Most stars are just out there in space, doing their star thing, but not the pulsar called RX J0806.4-4123. It's been caught doing something that's never been seen before. It's ...
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Astronomers Discover Galaxies So Mind-Blowingly Huge They Break Laws Of Physics

ASTRONOMERS have discovered a set of galaxies which, in theory, are “too big and too bright” to exist. The galaxies in question are the most luminous to have ever been ...
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Closest planet ever discovered outside solar system could be habitable with a dayside ocean

Closest planet ever discovered outside solar system could be habitable with a dayside ocean

In August of 2016, astronomers from the European Southern Observatory (ESO) confirmed the existence of an Earth-like planet around Proxima Centauri – the closest star to our solar system. In ...
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Nuclear pasta in neutron stars may be the strongest material in the universe

A really weird form of matter found in ultradense objects such as neutron stars is looking like a good candidate for the strongest material in the Universe. According to new ...
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A 3D cross-section view of the LHC

Large Hadron Collider: 10 years of pushing the frontiers of physics

On September 10, 2008, CERN's Large Hadron Collider (LHC) fired up for the very first time. In the decade since, the world's largest and most powerful particle accelerator has been ...
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There is a “Highly Habitable” Planet Just 4 light years from Us, Study Suggests

A nearby exoplanet orbiting within the habitable zone of a star just 4.2 light-years from Earth may be home to a vast ocean, boosting its chances of supporting life. Since ...
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Hubble Space Telescope

Hubble Takes Spectacular Photo of Vast Galaxy Cluster

The Hubble Space Telescope has captured a spectacular image showing a vast collection of galaxies located around 4 billion light-years from Earth. The cluster, known as Abell 370—located in the ...
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Billionaire entrepreneur and founder of SpaceX Elon Musk, pictured in September 2017 speaking below a computer generated illustration of his new rocket, says he wants to enable space travel for "everyday people"

SpaceX announces new plan to send tourist around Moon

SpaceX on Thursday announced a new plan to launch a tourist around the Moon using its Big Falcon Rocket (BFR), a massive launch vehicle that is being designed to carry ...
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Quantum Theory

What Does Quantum Theory Actually Tell Us about Reality?

For a demonstration that overturned the great Isaac Newton’s ideas about the nature of light, it was staggeringly simple. It “may be repeated with great ease, wherever the sun shines,” ...
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