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This month, our slideshow features starry nights and winter wonderlands around our universe.

Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator

Explore the stars that surround us in this month's slideshow.

Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator

The gigantic celestial body has exploded multiple times, confounding scientists.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Strange alien sights from our solar system and beyond.

Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator

This past summer, thousands of scientists worked together in the first observation of a neutron star merger. Here’s how it went down.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

An animation of two neutron stars colliding.

First gravitational wave detection of colliding neutron stars sent scientists racing to collect light from the event.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

A round-up of the latest astronomical illustrations and a salute to Cassini.

Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator

We offer another round of applause for the summer’s biggest astronomical event.

Abigail Malate, Staff Illustrator

A new theoretical model shows how miniature black holes devouring neutron stars from the inside might create heavy elements.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

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