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Massive pulse gave off more energy than the sun emits in a month.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Observations of rotating galaxies could be explained without including dark matter, which may require changes to prevailing theories.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Scientists use data from the New Horizons mission to illuminate the mystery.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Scientists have recently discovered these strange noodle-like structures within neutron stars called Nuclear Pasta.

Benjamin Deaver, Contributor

Observations of the region beyond the planet Neptune are giving astronomers fresh understanding of our solar system's history – and may reveal a new planet.

Peter Gwynne, Contributor

New observations point to processes driving away the atmosphere, rendering the planet's surface inhospitable to life.

Ramin Skibba, Contributor

In a new book, Sean Carroll brings together physics and philosophy while advocating for "poetic naturalism."

Ramin Skibba, Contributor

New research explains the careful choreography of a multi-planet system called Kepler-233.

Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator

Astronomers examine pairs of tiny colliding galaxies, twisting each other and tugging at their clouds of gas.

Ramin Skibba, Contributor

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