The heavens are home to an alien world that shines a deep cobalt blue in a solar system far, far away from our own. Astronomers used the ageing Hubble space telescope to determine the true c… Read More
Though only about dozen potentially habitable exoplanets have been detected so far, scientists say the universe should be teeming with alien worlds that could support life. The Milky Way al… Read More
A team of astronomers has combined new observations of Gliese 667C with existing data from HARPS at ESO's 3.6-metre telescope in Chile, to reveal a system with at least six planets. A recor… Read More
Falling into a black hole may not be as final as it seems. Apply a quantum theory of gravity to these bizarre objects and the all-crushing singularity at their core disappears. Falling into… Read More
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