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The Earth-sized world is the smallest planet ever seen through microlensing.
This weekend’s meteor shower promises to be a good one.
The universe sings to us in gravitational waves, and we're starting to listen. Michelle Thaller discusses the discovery of gravitational waves and their unusual effects in her latest astronomy podcast.
“OBJECTIVE REALITY EXISTS.” It was a protest sign that I never imagined I would carry on a crowded all-night bus to a march for science in Washington, DC.
Participants at April 22nd's March for Science tell us about their experience in promoting science, the scientific process, and the role of science in shaping policy.
LISA Pathfinder, the technology testbed mission for a future gravitational-wave detector, turns out to be a surprisingly good micrometeoroid hunter.
The post LISA Pathfinder: From Gravitational Waves to Space Dust appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
Astronomers have discovered a gravitationally lensed Type Ia supernova that will soon give them a new measure of the universe’s expansion.
As August 21st's awesome solar eclipse draws nearer, it's a great time to get valuable basic tips on how to photograph this spectacle — even with your smartphone — from Fred Espenak, a.k.a. "Mr. Eclipse," during S&T's live webinar on Tuesday, April 25th.
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The MEarth exoplanet survey nabs LHS 1140 b, a rocky planet transiting its host star just 41 light-years distant.
The post Welcome to LHS 1140b: A Super-Earth in the Habitable Zone appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
The annual Lyrid meteor shower will add some pop and sizzle to Saturday's pre-dawn sky. With little interference from the Moon, conditions are ideal for meteor watching.
Astronomers have transformed star data from the Gaia and Hipparcos missions into a video that predicts stellar motions millions of years from now.
The post Watch Milky Way’s Stars Move 5 Million Years into the Future appeared first on Sky & Telescope.
Astronomers have more evidence that the hidden ocean inside Saturn’s moon Enceladus is heated by hydrothermal activity.