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Asteroid Swarm 'Pounded' Pulsar Star, Causing Changes Visible From Earth

When you throw a bunch of rock and debris at a rapidly spinning star, what happens? A new study suggests that so-called pulsar stars change their …

Universe

Hubble Finds Possible Oldest Object Ever Seen

The Hubble Telescope's new set of Frontier Fields images includes a galaxy some 13-billion light-years away, which makes it a candidate for the most …

Hubble, Cassini See Auroras on Saturn | Space Exploration | Sci

<b>Detailed images of auroras at Saturn’s north and south poles have been captured by astronomers using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope and Cassini</b> …

Universe's Largest Structure is a Cosmic Conundrum

Astronomers have found a mind-bogglingly large structure — so big it takes light 10 billion years to traverse — in a distant part of the universe.<p>The …

A pulsar discovered in a unique triple star system

An international team of astronomers using the Green Bank Telescope (GBT) has discovered a pulsar that is orbited by two white dwarf stars. Pulsars …

'Baby Milky Way' Galaxy Seen Clearly For First Time, May Yield Insights Into Early Universe

Astronomers have gotten their first clear look at a galaxy in the very early universe that could have evolved into a structure somewhat like the Milky Way.<p>Made up predominantly of gas when spotted while the Milky Way was only about 3 billion years old, the galaxy, DLA2222-0946, should one day …

Pluto New Horizons mission: The dwarf planet explains the history of our solar system.

It's time to stop throwing pity parties for Pluto. The beloved not-quite-planet is about to become the star of our solar system. I'll go out on a …