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Maryland [US], August 12 (ANI): NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), on July 4, finished its primary mission imaging about 75 per cent of the starry sky as part of a two-year-long survey. In capturing this giant mosaic, TESS has found 66 new exoplanets, or worlds beyond our s
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Washington D.C.[USA], Aug 4 (ANI): An international team of astronomers including Gisela Ortiz-Leon from the Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy (MPIfR) in Bonn discovered a Saturn-like planet orbiting a small, cool star by detecting the "wobble" in the star's motion caused by the gravi
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Hawaii [US], Aug 3 (ANI): Astronomers using two Maunakea Observatories, Subaru Telescope and W. M. Keck Observatory- combined with the power of machine learning, have discovered a nearby galaxy that has broken the record for having the lowest level of oxygen ever seen.
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Texas [USA], July 28 (ANI): An international team of astronomers has proposed a new method for the formation of aluminum-26, a radioactive isotope of the chemical element aluminum, in star systems that are forming planets.
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Santiago [Chile], July 17 (ANI): From a mountain high in Chile's Atacama Desert, astronomers with the National Science Foundation's Atacama Cosmology Telescope (ACT) have taken a fresh look at the oldest light in the universe.
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Washington DC [USA], July 11 (ANI): With the help of citizen scientists, astronomers have discovered two highly unusual brown dwarfs and balls of gas that are not massive enough to power themselves the way stars do.
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Wisconsin [USA], July 4 (ANI): Thanks to 20 years of homegrown galactic data, astronomers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, UW-Whitewater and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University have finally figured out just how much energy permeates the centre of the Milky Way.
Leiden [Netherlands], July 2 (ANI): Astronomers have discovered a luminous galaxy caught in the act of reionizing its surrounding gas only 800 million years after the Big Bang.
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Washington D.C. [USA], May 27 (ANI): Often described as cosmic lighthouses, quasars are luminous beacons that can be observed at the outskirts of the universe, providing a rich topic of study for astronomers and cosmologists. Now scientists have announced the discovery of the second-most dis
Gottingen [Germany], June 26 (ANI): In research led by the University of Gottingen, the RedDots team of astronomers has detected a system of super-Earth planets orbiting the nearby star Gliese 887, the brightest red dwarf star in the sky.
Washington DC [USA], June 25 (ANI): Astronomers have discovered the most massive quasar known in the early universe, containing a monster black hole with a mass equivalent to 1.5 billion Suns.
California [USA], June 25 (ANI): Astronomers have released the largest collection of sharp, detailed images of debris disks around young stars, showcasing the great variety of shapes and sizes of stellar systems during their prime planet-forming years. All of the images show evidence of plan