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hypervelocity star
2014-05-08 04:44:08

A team of scientists, led by Zheng Zheng at the University of Utah, found what they believe is the closest and one of the brightest hypervelocity stars to date.

Spiral galaxy top view
2011-08-29 11:32:12

Researchers at the University of California, Santa Cruz have used a supercomputer to create a spiral galaxy that matches our own Milky Way galaxy.

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2006-07-03 10:28:07

ESO's VLT has helped scientists to discover a large primordial 'blob', more than 10 billion light-years away.

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2005-04-07 15:50:00

Scientists from the University of Durham may have solved a decades-old puzzle regarding the distribution of the eleven small satellite galaxies that surround the Milky Way.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.