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The ring around the M 87* black hole shadow glitters

In 2019, the Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration delivered the first image of a black hole, revealing M 87* - the supermassive object in the center of M87. Astronomers,have now analyzed archival data sets from 2009-2013, some of them not published before.

Sep 23rd, 2020

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Hints of life on Venus

An international team of astronomers announced the discovery of a rare molecule - phosphine - in the clouds of Venus. On Earth, this gas is only made industrially, or by microbes that thrive in oxygen-free environments.

Sep 14th, 2020

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