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55 min ago | Dunmow Broadcast
One man has set his sights on the stars as he seeks to get permission to build an astronomical observatory in High Easter.
5 hrs ago | Time
Astronomers have a pretty good idea about what the first stars in the universe must have looked like.
5 hrs ago | The Coastal Courier
According to the Weather Channel, the term "dog days of summer" goes back to Roman astronomers and the brilliant, blue-white star called Sirius, the "dog star."
6 hrs ago | Scientific Computing/Instrument.
The destructive results of a mighty supernova explosion reveal themselves in a delicate blend of infrared and X-ray light, as seen in this image from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope and Chandra X-Ray Observatory, and the European Space Agency's XMM-Newton.
8 hrs ago | Science Daily
Astronomers are delving into the mystery of what caused a spectacular supernova in a galaxy 11 million light years away, seen earlier this year.
11 hrs ago | Independent.ie
The luminous green comet will be visible from Ireland this weekend as it is set to pass within 50 million miles of Earth.
15 hrs ago | Daily Camera
If you're a parent, you've probably heard this one before. Maybe it was from the kindly stranger making doe-eyes at you while your baby earnestly licked her very tiny, very dirty shoes.
Sara Seager, an astrophysicist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is on the hunt for aliens.
Editor at Science Letter -- Fresh data on Science are presented in a new report.
Nick Clark is the arts correspondent of The Independent. He joined the newspaper in June 2007, initially reporting on the stock markets.
Back in the 1830s, a Scottish minister and amateur astronomer named Thomas Dick tried to calculate the number of intelligent creatures in the universe.
Kevin Manning, an award-winning astronomer and former NASA consultant, will share his knowledge on Thursday at the Lake Oswego Public Library.
The Canadian Space Agency's Mars Exploration and Science Rover is seen operating in the CSA's Mars yard in Saint-Hubert, Que.
Remember the Pillars of Creation? Since the Hubble Space Telescope captured this spectacular photograph in 1995, it has appeared on posters, T-shirts and screen savers.
Taking place during August's new moon weekend, when the sky is at its darkest and the stars are most visible, the four day Julian StarFest brings a mix of professional astronomers and backyard stargazers together.
"Planes" will be shown on Friday night at the Memorial Park River Shelter. Bring a picnic or buy snacks from vendors.
Using a radio telescope with frequencies just above those of commercial FM radio stations, a European team of astronomers has obtained the most sensitive image of a galaxy below 1 GHz.
Updated: Fri Aug 22, 2014 04:13 pm
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