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Astronomers spot record distant galaxy from early cosmos

March 4, 2016 9:00 am
Astronomers spot record distant galaxy from early cosmos

” Astronomers say they have discovered a galaxy that is farther away than any previously detected, from a time when the universe was a mere toddler of about 400 million years old. By employing a different technique, one that that has raised some skepticism, a team of astronomers exposed a […]

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Astronomers say planet Earth at higher risk of a space-rock impact than widely thought

December 26, 2015 6:25 am
Astronomers say planet Earth at higher risk of a space-rock impact than widely thought

  Astronomers say we may be at greater risk of being hit than previously thought.   Astronomers say the list of potential hazards needs to be expanded. Picture / Nasa Planet Earth could be at higher risk of a space-rock impact than widely thought, according to astronomers who this week […]

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Astronomers found Neptune by watching the planet Uranus

November 24, 2012 12:52 am
Astronomers found Neptune by watching the planet Uranus

In ancient times, people didn’t even know the planet Neptune existed. Astronomers, scientists who study space, didn’t discover the big blue planet until the 1840s. Neptune is usually the eighth planet from the Sun. So far as astronomers know, only the planet Pluto is farther from the Sun. However, Pluto’s […]

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