GRAPEVINE, Texas — The galaxies are greener on the other side of the universe, it seems: A new analysis reveals that some of the most distant galaxies ever observed are radiating green light, a finding
SANTIAGO (Reuters) - The European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope in Chile will be modified in order to allow it to search more effectively for potentially habitable planets in Alpha Centauri,
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Astronomers just discovered one of the most massive objects in the universe hiding behind the Milky Way
Through the thick fog of our own galaxy, astronomers have spotted an ultimate prize: one of the largest known structures in the universe. Called the Vela supercluster, the newly discovered object is a
One of the most exciting and enticing topics to speculate about is the idea that our reality — our Universe the way it is and the way we experience it — might not be the only version of events out there.
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The universe just got a lot more crowded. Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope say that there are around two trillion galaxies in the cosmos — at least 10 times higher than previously thought.
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