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Astronomers have discovered the farthest-flung known stars in the Milky Way, objects whose presence suggests that our galaxy's 'halo' might be much larger than previously thought.
Researchers discovered a hotspot of high-energy particles that could offer clues about origin of cosmic rays.
A new colorful map reveals in detail the galactic dust that permeates our galaxy.
Data from Voyager 1 indicates that the spacecraft has exited the heliosphere, a bubble of plasma blown out by the sun.
A NASA landing system that looks like a flying saucer was successfully tested over the Pacific Ocean Saturday.
The researchers, who saw evidence of glaciers in images taken by orbiters, say NASA's Mars rover Curiosity could provide on-the-ground tests of the hypothesis when it reaches Mt. Sharp.
First postulated by Isaac Newton, the gravitational constant is thought to be a fundamental feature of our cosmos. But a precise measurement has long proven elusive.
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A galaxy with three supermassive black holes at its core suggests that clusters of black holes might be far more common than we thought, say scientists.
NASA mysterious signal: Detected by two NASA spacecraft, X-ray emissions of unknown origin could lend insight into dark matter, a mysterious substance thought to compose more than 80 percent of all matter in the known universe.