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astronomy

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Gravitational waves do exist, and astronomy will never be the same

The Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory has obtained the world's very first proof of the existence of gravitational waves, ushering in a new era of discovery.

By 12 February 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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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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Hundreds of newly found galaxies may unravel gravitational space mystery

Hundreds of Galaxies lurking near the Milky Way could help explain an anomaly known as the Great Attractor.

By 10 February 2016

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Let the moon guide you to a cool five-planet eyeful this month

NASA releases a video guide to a solar system phenomenon that hasn't happened in more than 10 years.

By 3 February 2016

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'Things are going too fast': Werner Herzog worries about the Internet in new film

"Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World" is a compelling new documentary, but is Herzog, who admits to being uncomfortable with cell phones, the right man to explore the Digital Age?

By 3 February 2016

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I watched live from my first-grade class as Challenger exploded

Commentary: Thirty years ago, seven astronauts lost their lives in front of a global TV audience, including millions of schoolchildren. The event affected one of those kids in profound and lasting ways.

By 28 January 2016

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Galaxies and auroras glow in glorious winning photos

Our complex universe gets to show off in a spectacular series of winning photos from the Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year contest.

By 19 September 2015

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Become an alien hunter with free online course from Harvard

Haven't been finding enough alien life lately? Maybe Harvard can help with a new course that combines astronomy and biology to examine how we look for life on other planets.

By 22 January 2015

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QVC stars confused about whether the moon is a planet

Technically Incorrect: In a piece of must-see television, designer Isaac Mizrahi and presenter Shawn Killinger break off from clothes to debate astronomy.

By 17 January 2015