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Lithium-rich giants: Sun, stars like it produce huge amounts of lithium late in their lives
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Lithium-rich giants: Sun, stars like it produce huge amounts of lithium late in their lives

One percent of giant stars in the universe are lithium-dense, but how they create their lithium remains a mystery.

Hubble captures stars in a pair of nebulas puff out unprecedented jets of gas in images
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Hubble captures stars in a pair of nebulas puff out unprecedented jets of gas in images

Researchers found unprecedented levels of complexity and rapid changes in jets and gas bubbles emanating from both these nebulas.

Sushant Singh Rajput, a hardworking actor unfazed by stardom, made all the right noises with his silences
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Sushant Singh Rajput, a hardworking actor unfazed by stardom, made all the right noises with his silences

Notwithstanding his boundless talent, Sushant Singh Rajput was one of the most hardworking actors of his generation. And that shows in the silences of his performances.

Scientists discover an 'exceptional' planetary system that might be key to understanding how other systems form
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Scientists discover an 'exceptional' planetary system that might be key to understanding how other systems form

The six-planet system, that was observed by the SOPHIE spectrograph, includes a "super-Earth" and five "mini-Neptunes".

Scientists observe the brightest explosion of a massive merged star 100 times larger than our Sun
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Scientists observe the brightest explosion of a massive merged star 100 times larger than our Sun

The stars must've merged around 1,000 years ago and were gravitationally bound to each other.

Hubble captures an image that proves helpful in studying the origins of massive stars
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Hubble captures an image that proves helpful in studying the origins of massive stars

The bright pink cloud and young stars surrounding it in the image taken by the telescope has been named LHA 120-N 150.

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.

Super Earth orbits neighboring star Proxima Century every five and half years
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Super Earth orbits neighboring star Proxima Century every five and half years

The planet has a mass higher than Earth, though much lower when compared to the ice giants — Uranus and Neptune.

Biggest, brightest explosions in the universe need stars to partner up, study says
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Biggest, brightest explosions in the universe need stars to partner up, study says

The findings solve a long-held mystery about how stars spin fast enough to launch high-energy jets into space.

Scientists find date when a dwarf galaxy and Milky way collided from a single star
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Scientists find date when a dwarf galaxy and Milky way collided from a single star

Astronomers looked at nu Indi in the constellation Indus and found Gaia-Enceladus collided with the Milky Way around 11.5 billion years ago.

Seven billion-year-old stardust, older than our solar system, unearthed from meteorite
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Seven billion-year-old stardust, older than our solar system, unearthed from meteorite

The grains of sand is about 2.5 billion years before the Sun, Earth and rest of our solar system were formed.

NASA intern Wolf Cukier helps TESS find an exoplanet, TOI 1338 b, orbiting two stars
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NASA intern Wolf Cukier helps TESS find an exoplanet, TOI 1338 b, orbiting two stars

TOI 1388b is orbiting two stars in a constellation called the Pictor, which is situated nearly 1,300 lightyears from the Earth.

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's new space telescope, James Webb, can be used to identify planets with oxygen
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NASA's new space telescope, James Webb, can be used to identify planets with oxygen

Scientists cannot go, visit other planets to find signs of life and can use this telescope to do so.

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.

Thirteen dwarf galaxies found housing massive black holes — but not at their centers
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Thirteen dwarf galaxies found housing massive black holes — but not at their centers

These dwarf galaxies have black holes that are about 4,00,000 times the mass of our Sun.

'Should not have any serious hope to escape the Earth' says Nobel laureate on climate change
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'Should not have any serious hope to escape the Earth' says Nobel laureate on climate change

He said that we’re not built to survive any other planet and we should spend our time and energy trying to fix it.

Stars can explode because of mysterious supersonic waves, a new study finds
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Stars can explode because of mysterious supersonic waves, a new study finds

During the star's explosion, it releases the same amount of energy it would release over its entire lifetime.

2I/Borisov comet was formed in another planetary system that might be similar to ours
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2I/Borisov comet was formed in another planetary system that might be similar to ours

The comet is expected to reach its closest point to the Sun on 8 December and closest point to the Earth soon after.

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.