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Researchers at Vanderbilt University have found a clever, simple way to accurately estimate stellar gravity using the star's flickering variations of light.
ESA’s billion-star surveyor, Gaia, departed yesterday evening from Toulouse and arrived early this morning in French Guiana.
Astronomers have used a new type of telescope camera to capture the highest-resolution images of the night sky ever – answering some longstanding questions about planetary formation in the process.
Having successfully completed its five-year primary mission, NASA’s Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope entered the extended phase of its mission earlier this month – a deeper analysis of the high-energy cosmos that the US space agency hopes will continue through the year 2018.
At NASA's White Sands Test Facility in Las Cruces, N.M., a sounding rocket is being readied for flight.
Principal Investigator George Ricker likes to call it the "Goldilocks orbit" -- it’s not too close to Earth and her Moon, and it's not too far. In fact, it's just right.