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A "metal scar" spotted on the face of a white dwarf star called WD 0816-310 could be the remains of a destroyed planet, researchers say.
The International Astronomical Union has confirmed the existence of three currently unnamed moons — one around Uranus and two orbiting Neptune.
Reports that Russia may be developing an anti-satellite nuclear weapon have many rightfully alarmed. Here's why this type of technology is a danger to space exploration at large.
Despite tipping over, Intuitive Machines' Odysseus spacecraft has still completed the key tasks of its mission.
After enduring two weeks in the freezing lunar night, Japan's SLIM moon lander awoke long enough to snap some new pictures and communicate with researchers on Earth.
A neutron star spotted by the James Webb Space Telescope stayed hidden for 37 years while lurking in the wreckage of a stellar explosion, Supernova 1987A.
Earth's closest cosmic companions, known as 'minimoons' or 'quasi-moons', could hold the secrets to the history of our early solar system.
Researchers recently mapped out the magnetic field of the gargantuan galaxy cluster "El Gordo." The resulting map of swirling magnetic field lines is the largest of its kind.
A new solution to Albert Einstein's theory of general relativity suggests hypothetical gravitational stars that look like black holes could be nested within one another.
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