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By Richard B. Drumm on January 16, 2019 in
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Astronomers have used NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory to discover a ring of black holes or neutron stars in the galaxy AM 0644-741 in the constellation Volans. This ring of black holes covers an area three times larger than the Milky Way, making it the real Lord of the Rings!

By Paul M. Sutter on January 3, 2019 in
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Could we live on Mars? Could we have a telescope big enough to spot cows on another planet? Does time stop inside a black hole?,

By Fraser Cain on December 22, 2018 in
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Black holes are pretty dangerous, so it’s a good idea to keep an idea on where all the nearby ones are. How close is the closest one, anyway?

By Paul M. Sutter on November 15, 2018 in
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Mass goes missing in BH collisions? Is a solar eclipse useful for science?

By Fraser Cain on September 14, 2018 in
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It’s a mystery that’s puzzled astronomers for years. Which came first, supermassive black holes or the galaxies that surround them?

By AwesomeAstro Pod on September 5, 2018 in
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Join us today for news round up and discussion with @awesomeastropod. Also for September skyguide at #365DaysOfAstro

By Richard B. Drumm on August 31, 2018 in
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Astronomer just measured the masses of around 50 supermassive black holes that each one is 5 million times more massive than Sun! @unawe #spacescoop #365DaysOfAstro #news #children #astronomy

By Paul M. Sutter on July 26, 2018 in
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Could we use a telescope to see the dinosaurs? What are the challenges to living on Mars?