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Webb looks for Fomalhaut's asteroid belt and finds much more

Astronomers imaged the warm dust around a nearby young star, Fomalhaut, in order to study the first asteroid belt ever seen outside of our solar system in infrared light. But to their surprise, the dusty structures are much more complex than the asteroid and Kuiper dust belts of our solar system.

May 8th, 2023

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Precision mass measurements of nuclei reveal neutron star properties

Scientists measured the masses of several key nuclei with high-precision by employing a state-of-the-art storage-ring mass spectrometry technique. Using the new mass data, they investigated X-ray bursts on the surface of a neutron star, thus deepening the understanding of neutron star properties.

May 5th, 2023

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