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Scientists discovered a strange neutron star that rotates extremely slowly

It is a unique discovery as it resides in the neutron star graveyard.

Astronomers discovered a near-identical twin of Jupiter

New planetary discovery from the grave.

Women are generally less likely to self-harm during and after pregnancy

The study advances understanding of how pregnancy and post-pregnancy affect self-harm risk.

Insights into creating a source of oxygen on Moon or Mars

How easy is it to create oxygen from water on Mars?

Scientists successfully produced particle-antiparticle pairs from a vacuum

Cosmic physics mimicked on table-top as graphene enables Schwinger effect.

A 900-year-old cosmic mystery surrounding Chinese supernova solved

The mystery surrounding the origins of a supernova first spotted over China in 1181AD has finally been solved.

A mysterious population of free-floating planets uncovered

These new events do not show an accompanying longer signal that might be expected from a host star.

8 new millisecond pulsars discovered within globular clusters

Because of its highly elliptical orbit, and massive companion, this system is likely the result of an exchange of partners: following a 'close encounter'.

Game theory could maximize the potential of finding intelligent alien life

A new strategy based on game theory could tip the odds of finding them more in our favor.

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