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Astrophysicists at KITP will use a supercomputer to explore the driving forces behind mass loss in massive stars.
An international team led by researchers from Tohoku University has found an extremely faint dwarf satellite galaxy of the Milky Way.
Data from New Horizons mission suggest a water-ice ocean lies beneath Pluto’s heart-shaped basin.
KITP’s Greg Huber worked with nuclear physicists to confirm a structural similarity found in both human cells and neutron stars.
Scientists reconstruct first hours after a giant impact created one of the largest craters on the moon.
The halos are far more common than expected and consist of relatively cold intergalactic gas.
‘GLEAM’ survey has produced a catalogue of 300,000 galaxies.
"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.