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Astronomers Take Revealing Peek At Star Factory

Using NASA's orbiting Far Ultraviolet Spectroscopic Explorer, a team of astronomers from The Johns Hopkins University and elsewhere has taken an unprecedented peek beneath the "skirts" of the tunic-clad Orion the Hunter and come...

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'Bullet Star' Shines 350 Times Brighter Than The Sun

scientists have observed that Regulus, the brightest star in the constellation Leo, spins much faster than the sun. But thanks to a powerful new telescopic array, astronomers now know with unprecedented clarity what that means to this massive celestial bo

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Spacecraft Landed in Mud on Saturn Moon

A European spacecraft that landed on Saturn's largest moon Titan twisted and spun as it tumbled to the muddy surface, scientists said Tuesday, revealing animated pictures of the final stage of its descent.

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