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Watch a Simulation of a Galaxy, From the Big Bang Until the Present Day

The large-scale and highly-detailed TNG50 simulation has allowed scientists to shed new light on the evolution of the cosmos and…

2 months ago

The First Stars Formed Very Quickly

Based on a new study, it is possible that the first stars in our Universe formed about 1 billion years…

2 months ago

Stunning First Ever Photograph of a Newly Forming Planet

A team of international astronomers recently captured the first image of a newly-formed planet, which will allow astronomers to test…

2 years ago

Behind the Scenes: The “Making Of” the First Brown Dwarf Surface Map

By now, you will probably have heard that astronomers have produced the first global weather map for a brown dwarf.…

6 years ago

Astronomers Discover Ancient Planetary System

[/caption] From a press release from the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy: A group of European astronomers has discovered an…

8 years ago

NASA Unveils Thrilling First Full Frame Images of Vesta from Dawn

[/caption] NASA has just released the first full frame images of Vesta- and they are thrilling! The new images unveil…

8 years ago

Exoplanet of Extragalactic Origin Could Foretell Our Solar System’s Future

[/caption] While astronomers have detected over 500 extrasolar planets during the past 15 years, this latest one might have the…

9 years ago

Spiral Galaxies Could Eat Dwarfs All Across the Universe

[/caption] For years, astronomers have seen evidence that – at least in our own local neighborhood -- spiral galaxies are…

9 years ago