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2010-01-08 14:35:14

Astronomers believe they are on the brink of finding new planets in the universe that are much like Earth orbiting other stars.

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2010-01-06 11:00:00

When scientists confirmed in October that they had detected the first rocky planet outside our solar system, it advanced the longtime quest to find an Earth-like planet hospitable to life.

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2010-01-06 08:15:00

In their quest to find solar systems analogous to ours, astronomers have determined how common our solar system is.

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2010-01-06 07:05:00

The discovery of seventeen new millisecond pulsars was announced Dec 5 at the American Astronomical Society Meeting by scientists from the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) Space Science Division and a team of international researchers.

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2010-01-04 15:15:00

Astronomers are announcing today that they have discovered 33 pairs of waltzing black holes in distant galaxies.

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2010-01-04 14:05:00

A giant stream of gas flowing from neighbor galaxies around our own Milky Way is much longer and older than previously thought, astronomers have discovered.

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2009-06-10 13:35:00

Astronomers are announcing today that a sequence of images collected with the Smithsonian's Submillimeter Array (SMA) clearly reveals the presence of a rotating molecular disk orbiting the young binary star system V4046 Sagittarii.

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2009-06-09 16:15:00

Some of the black holes nearest to Earth may be larger than previously believed.

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2009-03-02 10:10:00

To mark UNESCO's International Year of Astronomy (IYA2009), six leading astronomers from the UK, the US, Europe and Asia write in March's Physics World about the biggest challenges and opportunities facing international astronomers over the next couple of decades.

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2009-01-07 17:22:06

Black holes may have come before the formation of galaxies, astronomers reported on Wednesday, adding information that could provide new insights into the nature of the mysterious invisible black objects.


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The Astronomical Journal
2012-05-08 15:08:15

The Astronomical Journal (AJ) is a peer-reviewed scientific journal ran by the American Astronomical Society and published monthly by the Institute of Physics Publishing. It is one of the premier astronomy journals in the world. It was published by the University of Chicago Press until 2008. The society also owns the Astrophysical Journal. The journal was established in 1849 by Benjamin A. Gould. In 1861, publication was ceased due to the American Civil War. It went unpublished until 1885....

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