By making their own lava and cooled glass, scientists find these materials likely aren’t responsible for the unexpected glow of some exoplanets.
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An expert in instrumentation and early universe observations, Simcoe succeeds Jacqueline Hewitt as head of MIT’s Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research.
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Researchers use CHIME telescope to detect fast radio bursts at low frequencies and a second repeating burst.
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High-power, tunable design could be used for chemical detection in outer space, medical imaging, more.
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The observatories are also releasing their first catalog of gravitational-wave events.
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Experiments show planet cooled dramatically in half a billion years.
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Signal was produced by two black holes colliding 1.4 billion light years away.
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Astronaut’s visit to MIT draws capacity crowd as he recounts lunar mission’s “successful failure.”
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Atmospheric scientist tracks climate change’s effects on extreme storms.
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MIT scientists assist as a NASA mission chases Pluto’s shadow to catch details of its atmosphere.
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