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First definitive measurements of the sun’s electric field

Physicists describe the sun's electric field.

The smallest and most massive white dwarf ever discovered

The white dwarf is so massive that it might collapse.

Mystery solved: Why Mercury has a big iron core?

Proximity to the sun’s magnetic field influenced Mercury’s hefty iron core.

Giant comet found in the outer solar system

Estimated to be 100–200 kilometers across, the unusual wandering body will make its closest approach to the Sun in 2031.

The boundary of the heliosphere has been mapped for the first time

Understanding how solar and interstellar winds interact.

Which way does the solar wind blow?

Using supercomputers, researchers develop new software for improved space weather prediction.

Iron and Nickel found in the atmospheres of comets throughout our Solar System

A new study by a Belgian team using data from the European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope (ESO’s VLT) has shown that iron and...

The most realistic, highest-resolution 3D simulation of star formation to date

A stunning simulation of stars being born is the most realistic ever.

Supermassive black holes devour gas just like smaller, stellar-mass black holes

Regardless of size, all black holes experience similar accretion cycles, a new study finds.

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