The European X-Ray Satellite (EXOSAT) was launched on May 26th 1983, and was operational until April 9th 1986, studying x-ray binaries, active galactic nuclei, and other x-ray sources. 120 more words
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It’s a star-eat-star universe out there.
A group of astronomers published a new study with the Royal Astronomical Society this week in which they hypothesize that a star nicknamed “Nasty 1″ is being subjected to “sloppy stellar cannibalism” by a second star buried in its hydrogen-dominated outer layers, … 103 more words
By Mike Wall, Senior Writer | May 01, 2015 06:19am ET
Astronomers have discovered two new alien worlds a bit larger than Earth circling a nearby star. 472 more words