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September 10, 2015
Yale University physicists are part of two international research efforts at the South Pole — the IceCube Collaboration and DM-Ice — that have announced new observations on...
August 6, 2015
A Yale University astronomer has helped untangle the cosmic knots of stars at the center of giant, elliptical galaxies. Two studies, one led by Yale’s Grant Tremblay and...
July 27, 2015
Astronomers have long known that powerful cosmic winds can sometimes blow through galaxies, sweeping out interstellar material and stopping future star formation. Now they...
July 9, 2015
Astronomers have spotted a super-sized black hole in the early universe that grew much faster than its host galaxy. The discovery runs counter to most observations about...
June 25, 2015
Priyamvada Natarajan— Predicted by Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity, black holes are the most enigmatic objects in the universe. They are so compact and their...
June 18, 2015
When galaxies collide, bright things happen in the universe. Using the Hubble Space Telescope’s infrared vision, astronomers have unveiled some of the previously hidden...
June 16, 2015
An international team of researchers has discovered traces of methane in Martian meteorites, a possible clue in the search for life on the Red Planet. The researchers...

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