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Space news: Astronomers left puzzled by 350-year mystery of unexplained stellar explosion

ByLead author Dipankar Banerjee of the Physical Research Laboratory Ahmedabad, India, added: "We did not suspect that this is what we would find. "It was...

Astronomers name Earth’s second-known minimoon – a car-sized rock that orbited 3 years

ByData collected by the Lowell Discovery Telescope (LDT) in Arizona, US, has helped reveal the identity of Asteroid 2020 CD3. This miniature space rock,...

Dark matter mystery: Astronomers devise way to ‘see’ Universe’s most elusive substance

Dark matter mystery: The hunt for dark matter remains one of the Universe's biggest conundrums, as the mystery substance cannot be seen or interacted...

Astronomers Finally Know What Causes Fast Radio Bursts

ByJohn Timmer, Ars Technica Researchers announced yesterday that they've solved a question that has been nagging them for over a decade: What exactly produces the...

Astronomers detect mystery radio bursts coming from the Milky Way – 'An exciting event'

ByFast radio bursts, or FRBs, are incredibly short but powerful blasts from distant sources in space that have so far escaped explanation. Although the...

Astronomers Confirm a Rogue Earth-Sized Planet Careening Through Our Galaxy

ByBrandon Specktor, Live Science Earth orbits the sun like a ship sailing in circles around its anchor. But what if someone - or something - cut...

Rogue planet 'the size of Earth' lost in the Milky Way spotted by astronomers

Bystaronline@reachplc.com (Mark Waghorn, Michael Moran) Rogue planets, planets that wander in interstellar space without orbiting a star have been theorised by astronomers for decades. The first...

Astronomers Discovered 39 New Gravitational Wave Events in Just Six Months

ByMichelle Starr A little over five years ago, humanity was yet to detect gravitational waves. Now, observations are pouring in at an astonishing speed. In a...

Asteroid News: Apophis headed towards Earth – astronomers predict EXTREME 2068 explosion

Apophis, named after the God of Chaos, could potentially hit Earth in 2068. The potential strike would be equivalent to 880 million tons of...

Astronomers Peer Into The Atmosphere of a Rare Exoplanet That 'Shouldn't Exist'

ByMichelle Starr The discovery of the extraordinary exoplanet LTT 9779b was first announced a month ago. Just 260 light-years away, the planet was immediately pegged as...

Aliens 'may have already spotted us' astronomers announce – 'What would they think?'

ByThe hunt for alien life has so far concentrated on our nearest neighbours in the solar system, and planets orbiting stars far beyond our...

Asteroid news: Astronomers photograph 'extremely close' asteroid as it flew by

ByA space rock known as 2020 UA flew so close to our planet today, October 21, astronomers described it as a "memorable event". The...

Dark matter mystery: Astronomers finally solve years long space conundrum

Despite not knowing what exactly dark matter is, experts do know that it is essential to the formation of galaxies. Dark matter cannot be...

Astronomers Solve Mystery of a Galaxy Containing 99.99% Dark Matter

Michelle Starr The mystery of a galaxy that shouldn't have existed could now have a solution. Dragonfly 44, a faint galaxy that was found in...

Astronomers Detect Eerie Glow Still Radiating From Neutron Star Collision Years Later

Michelle Starr It's now been over three years since history was made with the first-ever detection of colliding neutron stars. From 130 million light-years away,...

Astronomers Are Using Black Hole Echoes to Help Map The Universe

Michelle Starr From our single vantage point in the cosmos, it's really hard to understand three-dimensional space. We can easily map stars into constellations in relation...

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