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ALMA’s Most Detailed Image of a Protoplanetary Discovery.

Evidence for planet formation in Earth-like orbit around young star.

The star TW Hydrae is a popular target of study for astronomers because of its proximity to Earth (only about 175 light-years away) and its status as an infant star (about 10 million years old). 970 more words


Witnessing a sleeping giant awaken

Astronomers using NASA’s Swift satellite have detected an outburst of high-energy X-rays emanating from a binary system in the constellation Cygnus – signs that a black hole is reawakening after 25 years of slumber.  456 more words