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image of the disk around the young star TW Hydrae March 31, 2016
Planet formation in Earth-like orbit around a young star
News From the Field
William A. Tarpeh working in the lab March 29, 2016
NSF awards 2016 Graduate Research Fellowships
Press Release
artistic view of 10-meter space radio telescope March 29, 2016
Earth-space telescope system produces hot surprise
News From the Field
The WIYN telescope building at sunset March 29, 2016
Collaboration to build next-generation planet finder
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heated galactic wind shown in the hazy portion March 23, 2016
New research shows quasars slowed star formation
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cluster NGC 1783 March 22, 2016
A new way to determine the age of stars?
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Kevin Harrington March 22, 2016
UMass Amherst astronomers report most 'outrageously' luminous galaxies ever observed
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winds of gas swirling around a black hole March 21, 2016
Astrophysicists detect ultra-fast winds near supermassive black hole
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artist's impression of a high-velocity wind March 21, 2016
Record-breaking ultraviolet winds discovered near black hole
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combined ALMA/VLA image of HL Tau March 17, 2016
NSF-funded VLA shows earliest stages of planet formation
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Generic News Image March 11, 2016
Pioneering women in STEM -- how many do you know?
Discovery
cosmic dust March 9, 2016
All we are is dust in the interstellar wind
Discovery
France Cordova and Gabriela Gonzalez at LIGO March 3, 2016
Celebrating women in science and engineering
Discovery
Vizzies logo February 23, 2016
National Science Foundation and Popular Science announce 2016 Vizzies winners
Press Release
gravitational waves from two merging black holes February 23, 2016
LIGO's twin black holes might have been born inside a single star
News From the Field
Poeple at a table creating origami February 17, 2016
Video: Six new stories debut in 'Science of Innovation' series
Press Release
illustration of binary star system February 17, 2016
Longest-lasting stellar eclipse discovered
News From the Field
a composite image of the HD 142527 binary star February 13, 2016
ALMA reveals planet-forming potential of protoplanetary disk
News From the Field
aerial view of LIGO detector February 11, 2016
Gravitational waves detected 100 years after Einstein's prediction
Press Release
Still from animation of merger of two black holes February 11, 2016
LIGO: Einstein Was Right
Special Report
Fiscal Year 2017 Budget request poster image February 9, 2016
Research into critical national issues at forefront of NSF's FY2017 budget request
Press Release
Budget rollout image February 8, 2016
National Science Foundation to present FY 2017 budget request
Media Advisory
LIGO infographic February 8, 2016
Thursday: Scientists to provide update on the search for gravitational waves
Media Advisory
young populations of stars within globular cluster January 27, 2016
Stellar parenting: Making new stars by 'adopting' stray cosmic gases
News From the Field
highest-resolution astronomical image January 26, 2016
Space-earth system produces highest-resolution astronomical image
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Galaxy cluster Abell January 25, 2016
In galaxy clustering, mass may not be the only thing that matters
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Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory in Chile January 19, 2016
Dark Energy Survey releases early data
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artist impression of W2246-0526 January 15, 2016
Extreme turbulence roiling 'most luminous galaxy' in the Universe
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an artist's impression of supernova ASASSN-15lh January 14, 2016
What is 10 miles across but powers an explosion brighter than the Milky Way?
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computer simulation of gas distribution January 7, 2016
Dwarf galaxy sends ripples through Milky Way's suburbs: A new way to explore dark matter
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