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May 30, 2018
NASA discovers rare neutron star outside of Milky Way and releases a stunning image of itThe neutron star discovered using data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory is a rare variety that has both a low magnetic field and no stellar companion.
May 10, 2018
Scientists find a carbon-rich asteroid which may provide insights about the Sun's formationThe object likely formed in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter and has been flung billions of kilometres from its origin to its current home in the Kuiper Belt.
May 08, 2018
Astronomers find an exoplanet with a cloud-free atmosphere that's larger than Jupiter and has Saturn's massThe spectrum of WASP-96b shows the complete fingerprint of sodium, which can only be observed for an atmosphere free of clouds,
Feb 20, 2018
Astronomers discover the oldest supernova which took place 10.5 billion years agoThe exploding star, named DES16C2nm, was detected by the Dark Energy Survey (DES), an international collaboration to map several hundred million galaxies.
Jan 05, 2018
Astronomers discover an 'astonishing' overabundance of massive stars in a neighbouring galaxyMassive stars are particularly important for astronomers because of their enormous influence on their surroundings (known as their 'feedback').
Sep 14, 2017
Astronomers detect titanium oxide in the atmosphere of exoplanet WASP-19bThe exoplanet WASP-19b, which is about the same mass as Jupiter, is so close to its parent star that it completes an orbit in just 19 hours.