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"Planet Nine” may be the reason that the solar system’s planets orbit at a six-degree angle with respect to the Sun.
NASA’s upcoming Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite will look at the brightest stars in our solar neighborhood.
Astronomers have discovered an extremely luminous, variable X-ray source located outside the center of its parent galaxy.
Model describes how dead stars called white dwarfs could detonate.
Latest approval step paves the way for underground experiment’s startup in 2020.
A black hole at the center of a galaxy named NGC 1068 is actually the source of its own dusty torus of dust and gas.
A $9.5-million grant will expand HERA, a multinational experiment to study how primordial galaxies forever changed the very early universe.
SpARCS collaboration has discovered four of the most distant clusters of galaxies ever found.
Report highlights the first detection of gravitational waves and the discovery of distant Earth-like planets.
Three studies expand the hunt for unexplained cosmic gamma-ray signals.