Study shows LIGO’s 40-kilogram mirrors can move in response to tiny quantum effects, revealing the “spooky popcorn of the universe.”
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Neptune-sized planet may be remnant core of a much larger planet.
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Astronomers say big cool patches on the Betelgeuse star likely drove its surprise dimming last year.
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Signal from 500 million light years away is the first periodic pattern of radio bursts detected.
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Danielle Frostig, a physics graduate student, is developing an instrument to study how the heaviest elements in the universe are produced.
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Discovery made through the Disk Detective project could help the search for new planets.
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An unseen object is found to be lurking in a double-star system a mere 1,000 light-years from Earth.
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When searching for extraterrestrial life, astronomers may want to look at planets with hydrogen-rich atmospheres.
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