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Astronomers map massive structure beyond Laniakea Supercluster

For the past decade, an international team of astronomers has been mapping the distribution of galaxies around the Milky Way. They have discovered an immense structure beyond Laniakea, an immense supercluster of galaxies, including our own. Astronomers have dubbed the newly identified structure the South Pole Wall.

Jul 20th, 2020

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Cosmic cataclysm allows precise test of general relativity

In 2019, telescopes detected the first Gamma Ray Burst at very high energies. This was the most intense gamma-radiation ever obtained from such a cosmic object. But the GRB data have more to offer: with further analyses, the scientists could now confirm that the speed of light is constant in vacuum - and not dependent on energy.

Jul 9th, 2020

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