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August 25, 2016
Using the world’s most powerful telescopes, an international team of astronomers has found a massive galaxy that consists almost entirely of dark matter. The galaxy,...
August 24, 2016
A new method for analyzing the chemical composition of stars may help scientists winnow the search for Earth 2.0. Yale University researchers Debra Fischer and John Michael...
August 11, 2016
Researchers have found two, faint dwarf galaxies that traveled from the remote hinterlands of space to the brighter lights of the more “cosmopolitan” Milky Way. Yale...
August 3, 2016
Yale is seeking city approval to build a new teaching and research center on Science Hill that will take a multi-disciplinary approach to answering some of the most urgent...
July 6, 2016
The inaugural heads of Yale’s two new residential colleges have been announced by President Peter Salovey and Yale College Dean Jonathan Holloway. Charles Bailyn, professor...
July 6, 2016
In its brief time gathering data this year, the Hitomi X-ray Observatory discovered something quite serene: the calm core in a massive cluster of galaxies. Scientists from...
June 23, 2016
Yale astronomers conducted a first-of-its-kind survey of some of the largest and most massive galaxies in the universe — and the loose stars that tag along for the ride....

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