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Artist's Conception of SS Cygni double-star system.
Accurate Distance to Dwarf Nova
May 23, 2013 at 5:07 pm | News Release

Sometimes astronomy is like real estate — what’s important is location, location, and location.

Hydrogen clouds between M31 and M33
Clouds Among Our Galactic Neighbors
May 8, 2013 at 5:01 pm | News Release

In a dark, starless patch of intergalactic space, astronomers have discovered a never-before-seen cluster of hydrogen clouds strewn between two nearby galaxies, Andromeda and Triangulum.

VLA Image of Small Portion of Extragalactic Space
VLA Gives Deep, Detailed Image of Distant Universe
April 30, 2013 at 4:57 pm | News Release

Staring at a small patch of sky for more than 50 hours with the ultra-sensitive Very Large Array, astronomers have for the first time identified discrete sources that account for nearly all the radio waves coming from distant galaxies.

Graphic illustrating distortions in spacetime
Einstein’s Gravity Theory Passes Toughest Test Yet
April 25, 2013 at 4:52 pm | News Release

A strange stellar pair nearly 7,000 light-years from Earth has provided physicists with a unique cosmic laboratory for studying the nature of gravity.

HFLS3, surrounding area, and CO spectrum
Massive Star Factory Churned in Universe’s Youth
April 17, 2013 at 4:49 pm | News Release

Astronomers using a world-wide collection of telescopes have discovered the most prolific star factory in the Universe, surprisingly in a galaxy so distant that they see as it was when the Universe was only six percent of its current age.

A combined ALMA and VLA image of the galactic center
ALMA Sees Stars Forming Near Galaxy Core
April 4, 2013 at 4:37 pm | News Release

Astronomers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array have discovered signs of star formation perilously close to the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way Galaxy.

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