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Solar system 'centaur' might have rings like Saturn

MIT researchers think that Chiron might be the sixth body in our solar system to have rings. Take that, Saturn!

By March 17, 2015

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New planet-hunting tool chases after star system's little brown dwarf

The Sphere instrument on the VLT in Chile peers with all its might into the blackness around a binary star system and returns a surprise for astronomers.

By February 18, 2015

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Elusive red sprites captured in sky near Chile's Very Large Telescope

You might not have realized that sprites are real, but this new photo taken at the Paranal Observatory in Chile proves otherwise -- sort of.

By February 4, 2015

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See a satellite view of the Mars Curiosity rover

Satellite shots provide a unique and insightful look at our world, and other worlds, like the Red Planet, too.

By February 4, 2015

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Hidden pulsating stars found on the far side of the Trifid Nebula

The ESO's VISTA telescope has used the near-infrared spectrum to peer through the gaseous cloud of the Trifid Nebula at the hidden stars behind.

By February 4, 2015

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Mysterious nebula revealed in new image: 'Mouth of the Beast'

A faint cometary globule nebula 1,300 light-years from Earth has been revealed in glorious detail through the Very Large Telescope.

By January 28, 2015

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Bethesda's Elder Scrolls Online will be free to play

The Elder Scrolls Online is making the jump to next-generation consoles -- and it's going to be free to play as well.

By January 21, 2015

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Revolutionary image shows planets forming around a star

We now have a clear visual of how planets form around stars, thanks to a sensational image of a far-distant star surrounded by evidence of baby planets.

By November 6, 2014

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Scientists map the 219 million stars of the visible Milky Way

A new catalogue of the visible Milky Way is the most detailed yet, charting 219 million distinct stars in the region we can see from Earth.

By September 22, 2014

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Cosmic effort provides best view yet of distant colliding galaxies

Behold the best look yet at a massive intergalactic train wreck in progress. It's also a glimpse at what the universe looked like when it was only half its current age.

By August 26, 2014