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Intergalactic wall: Stretch of galaxies some 1.4 bn light-years long discovered in the universe
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Intergalactic wall: Stretch of galaxies some 1.4 bn light-years long discovered in the universe

The structure stretches across the southern border of the universe, and comprises thousands of galaxies and huge amounts of gas and dust.

NASA allows you see what the Hubble Telescope might've seen in the universe on your birth date
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NASA allows you see what the Hubble Telescope might've seen in the universe on your birth date

People will be able to see inner regions of faraway galaxies, close ups of planets, nebulas, the nuclei of comets and more with this feature.

Beating it at its own game: Scientists use dark matter distortion to measure its temperature
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Beating it at its own game: Scientists use dark matter distortion to measure its temperature

While we know it exists, making up a quarter of the universe, we are yet to see a dark matter particle.

Astronomers struggle to measure the expansion rate of Universe with Hubble telescope
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Astronomers struggle to measure the expansion rate of Universe with Hubble telescope

The astronomy team that made the new Hubble constant measurements is dubbed H0LiCOW.

NASA/ESA celebrates Hubble telescope completing 30 years with 13 spectacular gems from space
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NASA/ESA celebrates Hubble telescope completing 30 years with 13 spectacular gems from space

These images are the lesser-known images captured by the NASA/ESA collaborative telescope.

Why do astronomers believe dark matter exits even though they have not seen it?
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Why do astronomers believe dark matter exits even though they have not seen it?

The Sun orbits at 230km per second despite being 26,700 light-years away from our galaxy’s centre.

Astronomers discover oldest galaxy cluster that is formed out of 12 galaxies
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Astronomers discover oldest galaxy cluster that is formed out of 12 galaxies

Scientists believe the protocluster was born 13.8 billion years ago and were present in the very early stages of the universe.

NASA's Spitzer telescope celebrates its sweet 16 with 10 splendid stellar images
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NASA's Spitzer telescope celebrates its sweet 16 with 10 splendid stellar images

The space telescope was first launched on 25 August 2003 captures images in Infrared.

Ultraviolet Imaging Telescope on the AstroSat looks at the heart of Jellyfish galaxy
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Ultraviolet Imaging Telescope on the AstroSat looks at the heart of Jellyfish galaxy

There is a cavity at the centre of this galaxy as there has been no formation of new stars in the past 100 billion years.

Interstellar got it wrong: Wormholes would be slower than direct routes, says study
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Interstellar got it wrong: Wormholes would be slower than direct routes, says study

Wormholes have been theorized. Even if they really exist, they may not be much use for space travel.

Podcast roundup: The best this week, from Armchair Expert to Hello Internet and The Cut
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Podcast roundup: The best this week, from Armchair Expert to Hello Internet and The Cut

Our lowdown on the best episodes from a selection of podcasts that deserve a listen this week. Ready to tune in?

Milky way collision with nearby galaxy could wake up sleeping black hole in its centre
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Milky way collision with nearby galaxy could wake up sleeping black hole in its centre

The collision with the Large Magellanic Cloud is 'long overdue' & needed to make our galaxy typical: Study.

Stars flung from their home galaxies could shed light, help us “see” dark matter
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Stars flung from their home galaxies could shed light, help us “see” dark matter

The technique gives astronomers the most accurate measurements of dark matter made so far.

New 'dark fluid' theory could explain why 95 percent of the universe is 'missing'
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New 'dark fluid' theory could explain why 95 percent of the universe is 'missing'

Dark fluid explains some mysteries of the universe, like why galaxies don't fly apart as they spin.

AstroSat reveals how hot stars residing in Milky Way's galaxy clusters evolve
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AstroSat reveals how hot stars residing in Milky Way's galaxy clusters evolve

Astrosat's UV capabilities allow hot stars to be seen individually, better estimate mass & temperature.

ESO's HARPS confirms nearby super-Earth orbiting the fastest moving star in our sky
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ESO's HARPS confirms nearby super-Earth orbiting the fastest moving star in our sky

The newly-discovered exoplanet is orbits the fastest moving star in our night sky: Researchers.

Reseachers train AI bot to identify galaxies in deep space through image scans
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Reseachers train AI bot to identify galaxies in deep space through image scans

The AI bot named "ClaRAN" spots radio galaxies that emit radio jets from supermassive black holes.

Astronomers find signs for black holes merging over time forming larger black holes
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Astronomers find signs for black holes merging over time forming larger black holes

Supermassive black holes emit powerful jets which were studied in different conditions for a long time.

Hyperion, the largest galaxy supercluster recorded of the early cosmos unvieled
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Hyperion, the largest galaxy supercluster recorded of the early cosmos unvieled

A million billion times the sun's mass, Hyperion looks to Earth as it did billions of years ago.

Artificial intelligence bot trained by researchers to spot black holes and radio galaxies
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Artificial intelligence bot trained by researchers to spot black holes and radio galaxies

This means more time for scientists to spend looking at new types of galaxies: Researcher.