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Third Black-Hole Merger Proves (Yet Again) That Einstein Was Right
June 2, 2017

Astronomers have detected gravitational waves for the third time in less than two years, after two black holes merged to create a single massive void weighing 49 times as much as the sun. Read More

Earth-Like Planet Found Orbiting Sun’s Nearest Neighbor
August 25, 2016

Astronomers have detected a planet orbiting the Sun’s nearest neighboring star that may be the closest possible home for life outside our solar system. Read More

New “Little Lion” Galaxy May Shed Light on Big Bang
May 18, 2016

Astronomers have discovered a blue “dwarf galaxy” some 30 million light years from Earth that could give them new insight into the formation of the universe. Read More