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A 6-Year Search of the Outer Solar System Turns up 461 new Objects (but no Planet 9)

After six years of observing the cosmos, the Dark Energy Survey has announced that it is also responsible for discovering…

3 months ago

170 Years Ago, Eta Carinae Erupted Dramatically. Astronomers Now Think They Know Why

170 years after the star Eta Carinae erupted and became the second brightest star in the galaxy, astronomers now have…

3 years ago

Twelve New Moons Discovered Around Jupiter, and One of Them is Pretty Odd!

A new study led by Scott S. Sheppard has discovered 12 more moons around Jupiter, which could scientists a great…

3 years ago