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Two star-forming galaxies in the process of colliding 11 billion light-years away, as seen by a variety of telescopes.
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A bright light seen traveling across the sky over the weekend by dozens of witnesses across Maryland and the region is what astronomers are calling a fragmenting meteoric fireball.
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Swarthmore engineering sophomore Yousef Alhessi, left, and Fred Orthlieb, emeritus professor of mechanical engineering at Swarthmore; work on taking apart the historic telescope at UI Observatory so it can be restored off-site by Ray Museum Studios in Pennsylvania.
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Neil deGrasse Tyson's new book, Space Chronicles: Facing The Ultimate Frontier , at times, reads like an updated version of some of Carl Sagan's classic work about the history of astronomy and our place in the Universe.
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Even in places where skies are dark and the Milky Way seems to fill our view, the night sky is teeming with stars we cannot see.
In the year 1600, Giordano Bruno went up n smoke in the Campo de' Fiori in Rome, the Field of Flowers.
The ground feels firm and solid beneath your feet. Of course, the Earth is rotating, turning once on its axis every day.
NRF CEO Dr Albert van Jaarsveld has said that astronomy could make South Africa a world leader.
Information on the mystery bomber who 100 years ago attacked the Royal Observatory in Edinburgh during a suffragette campaign is being sought.
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Ball State University is investigating a complaint that one of its assistant professors in the department of physics and astronomy is preaching rather than teaching.
Image from May 5, 2013 of a the inner region of Comet ISON using the 2-meter Liverpool telescope at La Palma.
A former University of Canterbury student, Cambridge University astronomy professor Gerry Gilmore has become a Fellow of the Royal Society .
"Do you guys know what is on the other side of those things?" a member of the audience inquired at the David M. Brown Arlington Planetarium, referring to one of the most popular and identifiable phenomena of outer space; black holes .
Last week, NASA astronomers monitoring the Moon saw an explosion larger than anything they've seen before .
The allure of personalized medicine has made new, more efficient ways of sequencing genes a top research priority.
If so why is it so rarely referred to as such? For example, in that illustration would it not be proper to label "Our sun" as "Sol"? Just one of those trivial things that occupy my limited and shrinking gray matter.