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12.03.15

Status Report for NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope

On Nov. 26, NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope entered into a standby mode while executing regular calibration observatio... read more

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12.03.15

NASA Space Telescopes See Magnified Image of Faintest Galaxy from Early Universe

Astronomers harnessing the combined power of NASA’s Hubble and Spitzer space telescopes have found the faintest objec... read more

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11.24.15

Strange Star Likely Swarmed by Comets

A star called KIC 8462852 has been in the news recently for unexplained and bizarre behavior. New clues emerge in the... read more

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11.18.15

The Birth of Monsters: VISTA Pinpoints Earliest Giant Galaxies

ESO’s VISTA survey telescope has spied a horde of previously hidden massive galaxies that existed when the Universe w... read more

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11.03.15

Whopping Galaxy Cluster Spotted with Help of NASA Telescopes

Astronomers have discovered a giant gathering of galaxies in a very remote part of the universe, thanks to NASA's Spi... read more

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09.24.15

Too Big for its Boots: Black Hole is 30 Times Expected Size

The central supermassive black hole of a recently discovered galaxy is far larger than should be possible, according ... read more

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09.10.15

NASA Telescopes Find Galaxy Cluster with Vibrant Heart

Astronomers have discovered a rare beast of a galaxy cluster whose heart is bursting with new stars. The unexpected f... read more

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09.08.15

Farthest Galaxy Detected

A team of Caltech researchers that has spent years searching for the earliest objects in the universe now reports the... read more

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08.20.15

Colorful Calendar Celebrates 12th Anniversary of NASA's Spitzer

Relive the highlights of NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope mission with a new digital calendar. read more

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07.30.15

NASA's Spitzer Confirms Closest Rocky Exoplanet

Using NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope, astronomers have confirmed the discovery of the nearest rocky planet outside ou... read more

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07.09.15

NASA Missions Have Their Eyes Peeled on Pluto

NASA's New Horizons will have the support of other spacecraft during its historic Pluto flyby, with observations from... read more

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07.02.15

Stellar Sparklers That Last

A new image containing data from NASA's Spitzer and Chandra space telescopes shows a cluster of young stars expected ... read more

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07.01.15

Celebrating a Decade of Bringing Authentic Astronomy Research into Classrooms Nationwide with the NITARP Program

A decade after graduating its first class, the NASA/IPAC Teacher Archive Research Program (NITARP)—a project that bri... read more

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06.25.15

Can Planets Be Rejuvenated Around Dead Stars?

An older planet may have reclaimed its youthful glow, according to new evidence from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope. read more

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06.24.15

Discovering a New Stage in the Galactic Lifecycle

Thanks to the unprecedented sensitivity of the telescope at the Atacama Large Millimeter Array (ALMA) in Chile, a Cal... read more

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06.11.15

Helium-Shrouded Planets May Be Common in Our Galaxy

The wacky world of exoplanets continues to surprise astronomers. They wouldn't float like balloons or give you the ch... read more

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05.05.15

Astronomers Set a New Galaxy Distance Record

An international team of astronomers, led by Yale University and the University of California scientists, pushed back... read more

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05.04.15

Astronomers Find First Evidence of Changing Conditions on a Super Earth

Using NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope, the researchers observed thermal emissions coming from the planet, called 55 Ca... read more

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04.14.15

NASA's Spitzer Spots Planet Deep Within Our Galaxy

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has teamed up with a telescope on the ground to find a remote gas planet about 13,000 ... read more

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04.09.15

Our Sun Came Late to the Milky Way's Star-Birth Party

Our Sun missed the stellar "baby boom" that erupted in our young Milky Way galaxy 10 billion years ago. During that t... read more

   

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