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Astronomers Discover a Supermassive Black Hole Rotating At Half the Speed of Light
The astronomers took advantage of a fortuitous discovery to measure the rotation of a supermassive black hole with unprecedented accuracy.
Geoengineering Schemes Could Block View of the Night Sky, Astronomers Warn
At the American Astronomical Society meeting in Texas, astronomers got together to debate the pros and cons of engineering Earth’s climate to save the planet.
These Star Clusters Could Be the First Place We Find Alien Life
Globular clusters may be the answer.
Check Out NASA’s Psychedelic Portrait of Pluto
American Astronomical Society Fellow Bethany Johns Breaks Down Our Future in Space: Q+A
Twenty years hence we may look back on July 2011 as zero-hour in the life of American space exploration. Here's a look at what's been cooking this month: * The ion-propelled Dawn spacecraft, which will be the first ever to orbit two asteroids in a...