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A New Instrument Is Actively Searching For More Planets Around Alpha...

Alpha Centauri is the closest star system to us, at 4.37 light-years (about 25 trillion miles) away. In 2016, astronomers discovered an exoplanet orbiting...

We Have a Problem With The Purported Stellar Source of Earth’s...

The origins of the Solar System's heavy elements such as gold and platinum have been a source of great interest to astronomers. One of...

Our Sun, the Still-mysterious Star That Gives Us Life

The sun has always loomed large, bringing heat and light and life. In ancient times, it was worshipped as a god; now we revere...

Our Galaxy Has a Shocking Array of Really Strange Stars. Here’s...

You know how stars do. They're out there, doing their thing, fusing a whole bunch of hydrogen into helium, shining up the joint.But some...

Astronomers Have Taken Actual, Direct Images of a Pair of Planets...

PDS 70, the star that last year gave us the first ever confirmed direct image of a planet being born, had an extra trick...

Astronomers Detect Extremely Rare ‘Undead’ Star, Born in a Fantastical Collision

Death, for stars, isn't always a straightforward affair. In fact, it can get downright weird. Astronomers have just identified a star made from the...

Scientists Have Built a Real Star Trek ‘Replicator’ That Builds Objects...

3D printers work by laboriously printing objects layer by layer. For larger objects, that process can take hours or even days.But now scientists at...

Trump’s star on Hollywood Walk of Fame vandalized with pickaxe

President TrumpDonald John Trump2 women win Georgia Dem runoffs, extending streak for female candidates Giuliani on Trump-Cohen audio: 'I've dealt with much worse...

For The First Time Ever, Astronomers Have Detected Planets Outside Our...

In an incredible world first, astrophysicists have detected multiple planets in another galaxy, ranging from masses as small as the Moon to ones as...