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Monster image of the Fornax Galaxy Cluster

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Credit: ESO Countless galaxies vie for attention in this monster image of the Fornax Galaxy Cluster, some appearing only as pinpricks of light while others dominate the foreground. One of these is the lenticular galaxy […]

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New evidence for dark matter makes it even more exotic

October 28, 2017 0

Dark matter map of KiDS survey region (region G12). Credit: KiDS survey Galaxy clusters are the largest known structures in the Universe, containing thousands of galaxies and hot gas. But more importantly, they contain the […]

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Scientists detect comets outside our solar system

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An artist’s conception of a view from within the Exocomet system KIC 3542116. Credit: Danielle Futselaar Scientists from MIT and other institutions, working closely with amateur astronomers, have spotted the dusty tails of six exocomets—comets […]

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Image: Cloudy with a chance of protons

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Credit: European Space Agency ESA’s Gaia mission, in orbit since December 2013, is surveying more than a thousand million stars in our Galaxy, monitoring each target star about 70 times over a five-year period and […]

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