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U-M astronomers anticipate launch of James Webb Space Telescope

On Christmas Eve, if every last detail falls into place, a new telescope will sail into the sky, on its way to...

U-M astronomers suggest radiation, not supernovae, drives superwinds in some galaxies

When astronomers observe superwinds traveling at extremely high speeds from super star clusters, or “starbursts,” they previously assumed the winds were driven...

Astronomers discover most distant quasar

A team of astronomers including a University of Michigan researcher has observed a luminous quasar 13.03 billion light-years from Earth—the most distant...

CNN: Astronomers witness ‘spaghettification’ of star shredded by a black hole

A black hole enjoyed one stellar spaghetti dinner and astronomers were able to witness the event from 215 million light-years away...

Scientists discover warped disk ‘torn apart by stars’

Pioneering new research has revealed the first direct evidence that groups of stars can tear apart their planet-forming disk, leaving it warped...

CNN: Breakthrough AI identifies 50 new planets from old NASA data

British researchers have identified 50 new planets using artificial intelligence, marking a technological breakthrough in astronomy. Astronomers and computer...

BBC: Core of a gas planet seen for the first time

Astronomers have found a previously unseen type of object circling a distant star. It could be the core of...

CNN: Another mysterious radio burst in space is repeating a pattern. This one occurs every 157 days

For the second timeever, astronomers have detected a pattern in a mysterious fast radio burst coming from space. Fast...

BBC: ‘Nearest black hole to Earth discovered’

Astronomers have a new candidate in their search for the nearest black hole to Earth.

CNN: Astronomers find ‘alien’ asteroids living in our solar system

Scientists In the last few years have studied the first observed interstellar visitors to our solar system. They include a comet...
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