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A closer look at Jupiter's origin story

One of the most important open questions in planetary formation theory is the story of Jupiter's origin. Using sophisticated computer modelling, researchers now shed new light on Jupiter's formation history.

Apr 4th, 2022

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Record broken: Hubble spots farthest star ever seen

The Hubble Space Telescope has established an extraordinary new benchmark: detecting the light of a star that existed within the first billion years after the universe's birth in the big bang - the farthest individual star ever seen to date.

Mar 30th, 2022

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Scientists solve solar secret

The further we move away from a heat source, the cooler the air gets. Bizarrely, the same can't be said for the Sun, but scientists may have just explained a key part of why.

Mar 24th, 2022

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Astronomers map the movement of white dwarfs of the Milky Way

White dwarfs were once normal stars similar to the Sun but then collapsed after exhausting all their fuel. These interstellar remnants have historically been difficult to study. However, a recent study reveals new information about the movement patterns of these puzzling stars.

Mar 23rd, 2022

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