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Falling stardust, wobbly jets explain blinking gamma ray bursts

Falling stardust, wobbly jets explain blinking gamma ray bursts

New simulation also shows gamma ray bursts are 10 times rarer than previously thought

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Wandering star disrupts stellar nursery

Wandering star disrupts stellar nursery

Event provides new evidence that traveling stars can form binary systems

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Astronomer Evenings are Back

Astronomer Evenings are Back

Join us the last Friday of each month for conversations with Astronomers at Dearborn Observatory

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GravitySpy

GravitySpy

Pairing Citizen Science & Machine Learning to Help Discover Gravitational Waves

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Social Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion at CIERA

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