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Latest Sloan Digital Sky Survey Stories

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2011-01-12 08:45:00

Astronomers have released the largest digital, color image of the universe ever recorded.

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2010-11-09 06:55:00

With the help of the army of volunteers working on the Galaxy Zoo 2 ‘citizen science’ project, an international team of scientists have discovered that the bars found in many spiral galaxies could be helping to kill them off.

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2010-07-21 08:10:00

The EPFL's Laboratory of Astrophysics has for the first time observed a quasar that is located between the earth and a more distant galaxy and acts as a gravitational lens.

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2010-07-16 07:58:07

Astronomers have discovered the first known case of a distant galaxy being magnified by a quasar acting as a gravitational lens.

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2010-06-02 07:15:00

Scientists have developed machine-learning codes modeled on the human brain that can be used to classify galaxies accurately and efficiently.

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2010-04-13 08:01:30

An international team of astronomers have discovered compelling evidence that rocky planets are commonplace in our Galaxy.

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2010-04-02 08:20:08

Discovery may be in front of your home computer, thanks to "citizen scientist" projects.

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2010-02-04 16:10:00

Astronomers have found the first clear evidence of a binary quasar within a pair of actively merging galaxies.

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2010-02-03 11:55:00

Astronomers have found the first clear evidence of a binary quasar within a pair of actively merging galaxies.

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2009-11-25 13:37:38

Astronomers on behalf of Galaxy Zoo have unveiled a new game aimed at letting players help them understand how galaxies have formed.


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