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Astronomers Only Knew of a Single Binary Cepheid System. Now They Just Found Nine More

Measuring the distance to far away objects in space can be tricky. We don't even know the precise distance to…

2 months ago

Will Wide Binaries Be the End of MOND?

It’s a fact that many of us have churned out during public engagement events; that at least 50% of all…

6 months ago

News Flash: Asteroid Flying Past Earth Today Has Mini-Moon!

Wonderful news! Asteroid 2004 BL86, which passed closest to Earth today at a distance of 750,000 miles (1.2 million km),…

9 years ago

New Simulation Offers Stunning Images of Black Hole Merger

A black hole is an extraordinarily massive, improbably dense knot of spacetime that makes a living swallowing or slinging away any morsel of energy…

10 years ago

Failed Star Is One Cool Companion

[/caption] Astronomers have located a planet-like star that's barely warmer than a balmy summer day on Earth... it's literally the…

13 years ago

A White-Hot Relationship

  [/caption] Two stars have been discovered locked in a mutually-destructive embrace, a relationship that will end with both losing…

13 years ago