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Giant magnetic toroids found in Milky Way’s Halo

A new understanding of the physics of our Milky Way.

Astronomers observe elusive stellar light surrounding ancient quasars

The observations suggest some of earliest “monster” black holes grew from massive cosmic seeds.

Astrophysicists traced the violent journeys of stars orbiting our galaxy’s central black hole

Stellar collisions produce strange, zombie-like survivors.

An obscure class of galaxies briefly awakens sleeping supermassive black holes

Radio observations of Compact Symmetric Objects (CSOs) provide new clues about their origins.

3D simulations of X-ray bursts on the surfaces of neutron stars

Exploring exotic stellar phenomena.

Ancient threads of the Milky Way galaxy unveiled

Truly ancient fragments.

Largest-ever map of the universe’s active supermassive black holes

New “quasar catalog” serves as a 3D history book of the universe.

Our universe has no dark matter, study

Study challenges the current model of the universe.

Webb detected little giants in the deep past

Baby quasars: Growing supermassive black holes.

Heaviest black hole pair ever found

This massive pair gives clues as to why such an event seems so unlikely in the Universe.

Scientists identified carbon monoxide (CO)-runaway gap to identify habitable exoplanets

This gap is identified through atmospheric modeling.

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