A fast-spinning star packed tightly with two white dwarf companions may be the best test yet of Einstein's theory of general relativity.
Popular astrophysicst Neil deGrasse Tyson lectured other astronomers on the importance of putting scientific information in managable, relatable segments.
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Spectroscopes split light into different wavelengths. You can use them to determine the chemical composition of objects such as stars and elements.
Fast-paced star formation in some galaxies can starve future star generations, preventing galaxies from massive growth, scientists say. See how it works.
Ring-shaped gaps in the gas around a newborn star system can trick astronomers into thinking that baby planets are forming there when they actually aren't, scientists say.
A bright quasar shining through the gas around another galaxy provides insight into galactic feeding habits.
The giant, never-before-seen clouds of ionized gas were discovered between the Andromeda and Triangulum galaxies, neighbors of our own Milky Way.
A comet proposed to have crashed into North America almost 13,000 years ago didn't do so, according to new research.
With a little detective work, astronomers solved a mystery that helps them understand exploding stars.
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