STScI: Researchers Rewind the Clock to Calculate Age and Site of Supernova Blast

STScI: Researchers Rewind the Clock to Calculate Age and Site of Supernova Blast

Astronomers are winding back the clock on the expanding remains of a nearby, exploded star. By using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, they retraced the speedy shrapnel from the blast to calculate a more accurate estimate ...
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NOIRLab: Doubling the Number of Known Gravitational Lenses

NOIRLab: Doubling the Number of Known Gravitational Lenses

Data from the DESI (Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument) Legacy Imaging Surveys have revealed over 1200 new gravitational lenses, approximately doubling the number of known lenses ...
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NOIRLab: The Earliest Supermassive Black Hole and Quasar in the Universe

NOIRLab: The Earliest Supermassive Black Hole and Quasar in the Universe

The most distant quasar known has been discovered. The quasar, observed just 670 million years after the Big Bang, is 1000 times more luminous than the Milky Way ...
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Images of Neptune's Dark spots

STScI: Dark Storm on Neptune Reverses Direction, Possibly Shedding a Fragment

Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope watched a mysterious dark vortex on Neptune abruptly steer away from a likely death on the giant blue planet ...
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STScI: Hubble Pins Down Weird Exoplanet with Far-Flung Orbit

STScI: Hubble Pins Down Weird Exoplanet with Far-Flung Orbit

Astronomers analyzing Hubble images of the double star, HD 106906, have discovered a planet in a huge 15,000-year-long orbit that sweeps it as far from its stellar duo as Planet Nine would be from our ...
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NSO: Inouye Solar Telescope Releases First Image of a Sunspot

NSO: Inouye Solar Telescope Releases First Image of a Sunspot

The world’s largest solar observatory, the U.S. National Science Foundation’s Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope, just released its first image of a sunspot ...
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