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astronomy

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The Harvard Computers who changed astronomy (pictures)

These four women are little known, but their contributions to astronomy are still in use over a century later.

4 Images By 8 March 2016

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Winning astronomy photos of the year show our amazing universe (pictures)

Winners of the Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2015 contest captured auroras, galaxies and grand skyscapes.

12 Images By 19 September 2015

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Marvel at this aurora time-lapse seen from the space station

Watch as a flood of green light washes over the Earth and the space station in a lovely time-lapse video.

By 28 July 2016

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Savor this Juno time-lapse approach to Jupiter and its moons

A NASA video gives space fans a Juno's-eye view of the approach to Jupiter and the Galilean moons that helped change humanity's view of its place in the universe.

By 6 July 2016

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Tadpole galaxy erupts with the birth of stars

A rare, nearby galaxy is exploding with newborn stars, as seen in a newly released image captured by Hubble.

By 29 June 2016

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When black holes collide: Scientists find second set of gravitational waves

For the second time, scientists have detected gravitational waves emanating from a collision between two black holes.

By 16 June 2016

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Interstellar molecule could help solve mystery of life

The Parkes Radio Telescope has found a molecule near the heart of the Milky Way that demonstrates a feature found in molecules associated with life.

By 15 June 2016

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Jensen Karp dishes on the $300 Kanye West owes him (Tomorrow Daily 379 show notes)

Back in the '90s, Kanye West worked with today's guest and ended up owing him $300. We ask how that happened, and about more wild stories in Jensen Karp's new book.

By 11 June 2016

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Watch RNA sequencing and astronomy expressed as dance

Every year, Science magazine challenges PhD students to explain the topic of their thesis in the form of dance. This year's finalists are in.

By 28 October 2014

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The entire mass of the Milky Way, measured

The mass of our galaxy is almost too much to describe, but one researcher is trying anyway.

By 1 June 2016