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"Death Dance" Stars Found--May Help Prove Einstein Right
Science & Tech  (tags: Einstein, stars, collision, astronomers )

- 2430 days ago -
A pair of aging stars discovered 3,000 light-years away is locked in a "dance" of death--a union that will end in their collision and a possible supernova, astronomers say.
We Are Not Alone: One in Four Stars 'May Have Earth-Like Planets in Orbit Around Them'
Science & Tech  (tags: Planets, Earth, research, astronomers, science, stars )

- 2696 days ago -
Researchers who studied stars similar to the Sun found that almost one in four could have small, rocky planets just like the Earth.
A Cosmic But Too Hot Place to Stand: Astronomers Find First Rocky Planet Outside Solar System
Science & Tech  (tags: Astronomers, discover, planet, extrasolar, Corot-7b )

- 3103 days ago -
As scientists search the skies for life elsewhere, they have found more than 300 planets outside our solar system. But they all have been gas balls or can't be proven to be solid. Now a team of European astronomers has confirmed ... Continued:
New Ultradense Planet Found; Astronomers Baffled
Science & Tech  (tags: New, Ultradense, Planet Found, Astronomers, Baffled )

- 2213 days ago -
A newly discovered planet 4,000 light-years away is just too dense. Dubbed CoRoT-20b, the planet is thought to be a gas giant about four-fifths the size of Jupiter and orbits close to a sunlike star. Despite the new planet's relatively diminutive size,
Astronomers to Get Rare Look at Visiting Asteroid
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, astronomers, asteroid, near-Earth object, space, interesting )

- 3701 days ago -
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A small asteroid will travel relatively near to Earth next week, giving astronomers a rare opportunity for a close-up look.
Fate of Universe Revealed By Galactic Lens
Science & Tech  (tags: universe, galactic lens, astronomers, cluster, cosmos )

- 2766 days ago -
Astronomers used the way that light from distant stars was distorted by a huge galactic cluster known as Abell 1689 to work out the amount of dark energy in the cosmos.
Storms Give Astronomers Insight Into Jupiter's Mysteries - Spain
Science & Tech  (tags: spain, scientists, jupitor, space, storms, planet, astronomers )

- 3704 days ago -
Two enormous storms on the surface of Jupiter have provided important clues about the true nature of the solar system's biggest planet, astronomers say. Professor Agustin Sanchez-Lavega from Universidad Pais Vasco in Spain and colleagues report their
Astronomers Find Batch of "Super-Earths"
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomers, planets, solar syste, super-Earths )

- 3559 days ago -
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - European researchers said on Monday they discovered a batch of three "super-Earths" orbiting a nearby star, and two other solar systems with small planets as well.
'Oldest Star' Found From Iron Fingerprint
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, interesting, research, space, study, Australia, astronomers, oldest star )

- 1495 days ago -
Australian astronomers on Sunday said they had found a star 13.6 billion years old, making it the most ancient star ever seen.
Cosmic Cannonball Grabs NASA Chandra Telescope's Eye
Science & Tech  (tags: astronauts, Astronomers, astronomy, computer, discovery, earth, interesting, oceans, research, science, scientists, space, study, technology )

- 3760 days ago -
NASA said today its Chandra X-ray Observatory grabbed a picture of a star screaming out of the galaxy at 3 million miles per hour.
Astronomers Probe the Beginnings of the Universe
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, Astronomers, interesting, scientists, technology )

- 3759 days ago -
We're using our telescope, kind of, as a time machine because as we look through space to great distances, the light has been travelling for many billions of years, and we're essentially looking back in time," he said.
Asteroid to Make Near Miss of Earth Next Week
Science & Tech  (tags: space, Astronomers, asteroid, news, earth, interesting )

- 3703 days ago -
An asteroid that's likely as big as several football fields will fly past Earth next week.Astronomers said the space rock will be visible the night of Jan. 29 to amateur astronomers with modest-sized telescopes.Called 2007 TU24, the asteroid was discover
Time Travel Russia's in...
Science & Tech  (tags: science, technology, space, NewTechnology, scientists, study, Astronomers )

- 3686 days ago -
Gateway to tomorrow for unexpected visitors from the future?....... Giant atom-smashing machine could open the door & tear a hole in the fabric of space & time?..........
Stellar Blast Sparks Controversy
Science & Tech  (tags: Stellar blast, Astronomers, news, science )

- 2857 days ago -
Astronomers have put forward opposing explanations for what could be a new type of exploding star or supernova.

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