Wednesday, December 7, 2022

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Revealing the actual shape of the Universe using AI

A powerful new tool for analyzing big data from current and planned astronomy surveys.

Our solar system has a second alignment plane

This has important implications for models of how comets originally formed in the solar system.

Understanding the cosmic origins of heavy elements

Atoms and ions can absorb and emit certain colors of light. By analyzing the detailed colors of inaccessible objects, like high-temperature plasmas in a...

Japanese astronomers spot new class of object in the Kuiper Belt

A team at the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan has discovered a new class of object that has long been thought to exist in...

Falling stars hold clue for understanding dying stars

Supernovae are imperative events in the advancement of stars and galaxies, however, the subtle elements of how the explosions happen are as yet obscure....

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