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Golden halo of infant galaxy look-alike of Milky Way spotted 12 bn light years away
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Golden halo of infant galaxy look-alike of Milky Way spotted 12 bn light years away

The 'baby' galaxy was discovered using the powerful ALMA radio telescope in Chile, using a technique called gravitational lensing.

Scientists have discovered a star that is almost as old as the Universe, is in its last stages of life
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Scientists have discovered a star that is almost as old as the Universe, is in its last stages of life

The star has low level of iron which means it is extremely old, as the early Universe had no metals and were made up of hydrogen and helium.

Dark matter existed in the universe even before the Big Bang, new research suggests
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Dark matter existed in the universe even before the Big Bang, new research suggests

The study also proposes a test for the origin of dark matter by looking at the distribution of matter in the universe.

Astronomers create 3-D map of Milky Way, show that its stars are warped and twisted
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Astronomers create 3-D map of Milky Way, show that its stars are warped and twisted

The Milky Way began to form after the Big Bang that marked the beginning of the universe 13.8 billion years ago.

We're living in the second golden age of space exploration: Futurist Michio Kaku
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We're living in the second golden age of space exploration: Futurist Michio Kaku

Physics is the harmonies on a string... chemistry — the melody, and the universe, the symphony.

CERN's LHCb experiment hints at why universe has more matter than antimatter
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CERN's LHCb experiment hints at why universe has more matter than antimatter

The LHCb experiment has observed an anomaly in particles made of charm quarks for the first time.

K pop star Jung Joon-young quits music industry after admitting to secretly filming women
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K pop star Jung Joon-young quits music industry after admitting to secretly filming women

Jung Joon-young said that he would dismiss all his TV and music projects for the moment

K-pop star Seungri charged for running illegal prostitution ring, retires after mounting criminal investigations
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K-pop star Seungri charged for running illegal prostitution ring, retires after mounting criminal investigations

Seungri, who also owns a global franchise restaurant business, suspended his entertainment career in February and cancelled concerts scheduled for later this month

Asteroid Ryugu to eat a bullet from JAXA's Hayabusa 2 probe on 22 February
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Asteroid Ryugu to eat a bullet from JAXA's Hayabusa 2 probe on 22 February

The grab-and-go asteroid mission will be broadcasted live from JAXA's control room on 22 February.

CERN scientists help Indian students decode particle physics at science conclave
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CERN scientists help Indian students decode particle physics at science conclave

The two-day event was attended by around 1,000 participants from 20 schools and one university

Astronomers find possibly the universe's oldest stars, formed by the Big Bang
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Astronomers find possibly the universe's oldest stars, formed by the Big Bang

The star is believed to be up to 13.5 billion years old which is evidenced by its extremely low metal content.

Milky Way and its iconic halo forged by a cosmic collision 10 billion years ago
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Milky Way and its iconic halo forged by a cosmic collision 10 billion years ago

The merger with a galaxy quarter its size created the Milky Way's halo of stars & thick disk.

Chinese astronomers discover a lithium-rich giant star, much bigger than our sun
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Chinese astronomers discover a lithium-rich giant star, much bigger than our sun

Evolution of lithium has been a key component in the study of evolution of the universe and stars

Stephen Hawking, and a brief history of the Big Bang
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Stephen Hawking, and a brief history of the Big Bang

Did Stephen Hawking and Roger Penrose’s work conclusively prove the Big Bang origin of the Universe?

There was nothing in the universe before the Big Bang: Stephen Hawking
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There was nothing in the universe before the Big Bang: Stephen Hawking

Hawking argued that before the Big Bang, real ordinary time was replaced by imaginary time and was in a bent form.

Astronomers detect for first time light coming from the very first stars of our universe
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Astronomers detect for first time light coming from the very first stars of our universe

First stars rich in hydrogen were massive, tens and thousands time massive than our Sun. Massive stars live fast and burn out fast.

Astronomers detect for the first time a signal from stars emerging in the early universe
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Astronomers detect for the first time a signal from stars emerging in the early universe

The astronomers made the discovery with their Experiment to Detect the Global EoR (Epoch of Reionization) Signature (EDGES) project.

The neutron star collision detected by LIGO has left behind a debris field for scientist to comb through
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The neutron star collision detected by LIGO has left behind a debris field for scientist to comb through

"It's now clear that binary neutron stars are a source of the short gamma ray bursts," though there may be other origins too.

Astronomers spot primitive Little Cub galaxy which may shed light on the early universe
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Astronomers spot primitive Little Cub galaxy which may shed light on the early universe

Astronomers have spotted a primitive galaxy, dubbed "Little Cub", which they believe could reveal more about the chemical signature of the universe.