Dozens of rogue planets found in a nearby cosmic nursery
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Dozens of rogue planets found in a nearby cosmic nursery

Astronomers have found a clutch of free-floating rogue planets, just out there in space on their own, in a nearby star-forming region. They tagged
The Nearest Stars to Earth (Infographic)
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The Nearest Stars to Earth (Infographic)

The nearest stars, their distances in light-years, and known planets. Karl Tate is a SPACE.com contributor. Our universe is speckle by stars. While
Astronomers find star fuel surrounding galaxies
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Astronomers find star fuel surrounding galaxies

The illustration shows the fuel that surrounds the galaxies, which allows them to form new stars and planetary systems. Credit:ASU Most galaxies
These Newly-Discovered Planets are Doomed
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These Newly-Discovered Planets are Doomed

Three more exoplanets have been found. The discovery might not last long. Each planet is in a separate solar system and is very close to its star.
Nearby Supernovae Exploded Just a few Million Years Ago, Leading to a Wave of Star Formation Around the Sun
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Nearby Supernovae Exploded Just a few Million Years Ago, Leading to a Wave of Star Formation Around the Sun

There are other stars in this neighbourhood. Other stars call this area home. What is the neighbourhood's history? The birth of all those stars,
Too much heavy metal stops stars producing more
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Too much heavy metal stops stars producing more

The Centre of excellence for All Sky Astrophysics is located at the Arc. There are many stars in the center of the Milky Way with heavy metal
Astronomers Discovery a Brand New Type of Nebula, And It's Very Cool
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Astronomers Discovery a Brand New Type of Nebula, And It's Very Cool

Readers of Universe Today are familiar with the word nebulae. Some of nature's most beautiful forms are lit up with radiation from nearby stars. An
Astronomers get a photo of a record-breaking exoplanet around massive binary stars!
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Astronomers get a photo of a record-breaking exoplanet around massive binary stars!

Astronomers have found a giant planet in a nearby system, and it's the most massive star ever found to have a planet. It's important because it
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Astronomers discover a strange galaxy without dark matter

The stars and gas of the strange galaxy known as AGC 114905 were mapped out by Astronomers. Three years ago, Filippo Fraternali and his colleagues
Astronomers Discover a Totally New Kind of Nebula
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Astronomers Discover a Totally New Kind of Nebula

Readers of Universe Today are familiar with the word nebulae. Some of nature's most beautiful forms are lit up with radiation from nearby stars. An