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Astronomers Have Recorded the Biggest Explosion Ever Seen in the Universe

Hundreds of millions of light years away, a supermassive black hole sits in the center of a galaxy cluster named…

1 year ago

The Most Distant Star Ever Seen, Only 4.4 Billion Years After the Big Bang

Using the Hubble Space Telescope, a team of astronomers recently imaged the most distant star ever seen in a distant…

3 years ago

Astronomers use a Galaxy Cluster as an Extremely Powerful “Natural Telescope” to Peer Even Farther into the Universe

An international team of astronomers recently discovered a fainter, older galaxy using the most extreme case of the gravitational microlensing…

3 years ago

Astronomers Discover First Mulitiple-image Gravitationally-lensed Supernova

How about four supernovae for the price of one? Using the Hubble Space Telescope, Dr. Patrick Kelly of the University of…

6 years ago

Mapping Dark Matter 4.5 Billion Light-years Away

The Milky Way measures 100 to 120 thousand light-years across, a distance that defies imagination. But clusters of galaxies, which…

7 years ago

Teamwork! Two Telescopes Combine Forces To Spot Distant Galaxy Clusters

Doing something extraordinary often requires teamwork for humans, and the same can be said for telescopes. Witness the success of…

7 years ago

Found! Distant Galaxy Spotted Just 650 Million Years After Big Bang

Peering deep into the universe with the Hubble Space Telescope, a team of researchers have found an extremely distant galaxy.…

7 years ago

Where Is Dark Matter Most Dense? Subaru Telescope Gets Some Hints

Put another checkmark beside the "cold dark matter" theory. New observations by Japan's Subaru Telescope are helping astronomers get a…

8 years ago

Polar Telescope Casts New Light On Dark Energy And Neutrino Mass

[/caption] Located at the southermost point on Earth, the 280-ton, 10-meter-wide South Pole Telescope has helped astronomers unravel the nature…

9 years ago

Planck Unveils the Wonders of the Universe

[/caption] The mission began on 13th August 2009 with a goal to image the echo’s of the birth of the…

10 years ago