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Lift off for Eddington Mission to look inside the stars and search for planets like Earth
"It is not too much to hope that in the not too distant future we shall be competent to understand so simple a thing as a star " (Arthur Eddington 1926) View News Article (2002-05-27)


Cornell-led team detects dust around a primitive star, shedding new light on universe's origins
A Cornell-led team of astronomers has observed dust forming around a dying star in a nearby galaxy, giving a glimpse into the early universe and enlivening a debate about the origins of all cosmic dust.  View News Article (2009-01-16)


Hubble sees multiple star generations in a globular cluster
Hubble's observations of the massive globular cluster NGC 2808 provide evidence for three generations of stars that formed early in its life. This is a major upset for conventional theories that propose a single period of star birth. View News Article (2007-05-03)


Largest collection of anomalous white dwarfs observed in new Hubble images
Twenty-four unusual stars, 18 of them newly discovered, have been observed in new Hubble telescope images. The stars are white dwarfs, a common type of dead star, but they are odd because they are made of helium rather than the usual carbon and oxygen. This is the first extensive sequence of helium-core white dwarfs to be observed in a globular cluster, a dense swarm of some of the oldest stars... View News Article (2009-04-23)


Double Engine for a Nebula
ESO has just released a stunning new image of a field of stars towards the constellation of Carina (the Keel). This striking view is ablaze with a flurry of stars of all colours and brightnesses, some of which are seen against a backdrop of clouds of dust and gas. View News Article (2009-08-06)


Stars Form Surprisingly Close to Milky Way's Black Hole
NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory revealed a new generation of stars spawned by a super-massive black hole at the center of the Milky Way galaxy. View News Article (2005-10-14)


One planet, 2 stars: New research shows how circumbinary planets form
Luke Skywalker's home planet Tatooine would have formed far from its current location in the Star Wars universe, a new University of Bristol study into its real world counterparts, observed by the Kepler space telescope, suggests. View News Article (2014-02-03)


Big Bang theory saved
An apparent discrepancy in the Big Bang theory of the universe's evolution has been reconciled by astrophysicists examining the movement of gases in stars. View News Article (2006-10-27)


Earth-sized planets in habitable zones are more common than previously thought
The number of potentially habitable planets is greater than previously thought, according to a new analysis by a Penn State researcher, and some of those planets are likely lurking around nearby stars.  View News Article (2013-03-13)


Hubble data used to look 10 000 years into the future
Astronomers are used to looking millions of years into the past. Now scientists have used the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope to look thousands of years into the future. View News Article (2010-10-27)

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