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Astronomers Discover Most Distant Known Galaxy

Kamuela, Hawaii — University of Texas at Austin astronomer Steven Finkelstein has led a team that has discovered and measured the distance to the most distant galaxy ever found, using the W. M.... Read more »

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Serendipitous Supernova

By Steve JeffersonTwo weeks ago a group of astronomy students from the University of London Observatory were getting an introductory demonstration on how to use a telescope-mounted camera. With... Read more »

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Astronomy Talk: A Deep View on the Early Universe, Extreme Makeovers and Overweight Galaxies Dr. Mariska Kriek

As the building blocks of the Universe, galaxies are massive structures that can contain trillions of stars. Galaxies in today's Universe show a striking diversity among... Read more »

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Alien sighting? The Keck Cosmic Cam caught a Russian satellite burning up upon re-entry, called Cosmos 1315. pic.twitter.com/m3YTFt4wfw
.@NonaMedley Ni pics, but we think it was the Russian satellite Cosmos 1315 burning up upon re-entry.