This Runaway ‘Hypervelocity’ Star Was Catapulted from the Milky Way’s Disk
“This discovery dramatically changes our view on the origin of fast-moving stars.”
Neil DeGrasse Tyson Is Canceled (for Now) Amid His #MeToo Reckoning
Nat Geo is doing the right thing by investigating, but it's coming pretty late.
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In which the future of nanobot-based products is unwrapped.
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It Took 600 Years to Figure Out This Mysterious, Exploding Ancient Star
Korean royal astrologers saw a new star appear in the sky in 1437 AD, and it took 600 years for astronomers to find what they had seen, and explain why it appeared that night.
How an Astrophysicist Used Math to Take the Math out of Darts
A new pub chain is looking to make darts more accessible to younger people by creating automatic scoring technology. It's harder than you think.
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Around 10,000 Black Holes Are at the Center of the Galaxy, Study Says
The supermassive black hole at the galactic core seems to have an abundance of smaller black hole friends.
Fast Radio Bursts Are a Sci-Fi Dream with An Astrophysical Source
New research suggests the origins of one of astrophysics' greatest mysteries.
US Collider Appears to Produce Just a Drip of Theorized Low-Energy Quark Soup
Astrophysicists at Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider come closer to understanding the milliseconds following the Big Bang.
New Supernova Analysis Questions Dark Energy, Cosmic Acceleration
Timescape cosmology offers a way around one of the universe's best mysteries.
This Huge Telescope is Built Like A Halfpipe and Hunts for Dark Energy
Dark energy is driving the accelerating expansion of the universe. No one knows what it is.
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The Light of a Quasar Revealed This Distant Galaxy's Magnetic Field
My God, it’s full of magnets.
Mystery Gravitational Lens Hints at Possible Primordial Black Holes, Dark Matter
At the very least, the new discovery offers a novel way of magnifying the distant cosmos.