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UChicago-led South Pole Telescope part of international effort to study event horizon.
Discovery nearly doubles the number of high redshift quasars, a tool for studying cosmic evolution.
Some 40 light-years away, "super-Earth" identified as new target for atmospheric study.
Astronomers have gotten their first look at exactly where most of today’s stars were born.
A flash of X-rays captured by NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory is unlike any scientists have seen before.
ESO’s Very Large Telescope spots brand-new type of star formation
Mission has pinpointed an object responsible for the galaxy's high-energy radiation.
Data suggest black holes swallow stellar debris in bursts.
For the supermassive black hole at the center of our Milky Way galaxy, it's been a long time between dinners.
Funding will complete array and measure signals from universe’s first stars.