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Astronomer Evenings at Dearborn Observatory

Astronomer Evenings at Dearborn Observatory

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Sun’s magnetic field originates surprisingly close to the surface

Sun’s magnetic field originates surprisingly close to the surface

New finding addresses a 400-year-old mystery, once explored by Galileo

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Brightest gamma-ray burst of all time came from the collapse of a massive star

Brightest gamma-ray burst of all time came from the collapse of a massive star

JWST observations show no sign of heavy elements

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The ‘mass gap’ might be ‘less empty than previously thought,’ researcher says

First gravitational-wave detection of mass-gap object merging with neutron star

The ‘mass gap’ might be ‘less empty than previously thought,’ researcher says

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Stellar collisions produce strange, zombie-like survivors

Stellar collisions produce strange, zombie-like survivors

New research traces the fates of stars living near the Milky Way’s central black hole

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