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At Nine Billion Light Years, ‘Icarus’ Is the Most Distant Star Ever Observed
Thanks to gravitational lensing, astronomers can observe normal stars across colossal stretches of space and time.
‘Rogue Planets’ Are Roaming Our Galaxy
And astronomers have found an ingenious way to spot them.
the ties that bind
Here's a Knot of Dark Matter Binding Two Galaxies Together
Check out the first composite image of a dark matter filament in our universe.
Galaxies Form Inside of Dark Matter 'Clumps,' New Study Shows
The project allowed researchers to understand the relationship between dark matter and the galaxies better.
Astronomers Saw a Star Explode from Multiple Angles, and Expect It to Echo
“You couldn't have designed a better experiment."
Astronomers Clocked the Spin of a Quasar That's 10 Billion Light Years Away
And hot damn, is that thing ever spinning up a storm.
A Telescope Made of Galaxies Is Helping Astronomers Look at the Young Universe
When you combined gravitational lensing with NASA’s most capable imaging telescope, the results are incredible and significant.
Amy Shira Teitel