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Thursday September 18, 2014 @08:37AM Ask Slashdot: How To Pick Up Astronomy and Physics As an Adult?
Saturday August 23, 2014 @07:59PM Slashdot Asks: Cheap But Reasonable Telescopes for Kids?
Monday May 12, 2014 @10:34AM Astronomers Identify the Sun's Long-Lost Sister
Wednesday March 26, 2014 @04:11PM Small World Discovered Far Beyond Pluto
Wednesday February 12, 2014 @04:50PM Oldest Known Star In the Universe Discovered
Thursday January 16, 2014 @01:15PM Telescope Designer and Astronomer John Dobson, 1915-2014
Wednesday December 18, 2013 @03:18PM Fomalhaut C Also Has a Huge Cometary Debris Ring and, Potentially, Exoplanets
Monday July 29, 2013 @06:11PM Planetary 'runaway greenhouse' might be easier than was thought
Wednesday April 03, 2013 @04:28PM Space station's antimatter detector finds its first evidence of dark matter
Monday March 11, 2013 @12:25PM Astronomers Discover Third-Closest Star System To Earth
Monday March 11, 2013 @11:49AM Astronomers discover third-closest star system to Earth
Wednesday February 20, 2013 @02:35PM Astronomers find planet barely larger than Earth's Moon
Tuesday February 19, 2013 @09:43AM ATLAS Meteor Tracking System Gets $5M NASA Funding
Thursday February 14, 2013 @12:20AM If Friday's Asteroid 2012 DA14 Were To Impact Earth
Friday January 18, 2013 @07:06PM Saturn's largest moon undergoes crater makeover
Thursday January 10, 2013 @07:10PM The Science Behind Building a Space Gun
Tuesday January 08, 2013 @02:07PM Teenager Makes Discovery About Galaxy Distribution
Tuesday January 08, 2013 @01:57PM Study Estimates 100 Billion Planets In the Milky Way Galaxy
Monday January 07, 2013 @02:41PM 100 billion planets in the Milky Way galaxy
Sunday December 30, 2012 @07:29AM Odds Favor Discovery of Earth-Like Exoplanet in 2013
Wednesday December 12, 2012 @04:26PM Hubble sees tribe of baby galaxies 13+ billion light years away
Monday December 10, 2012 @12:12AM Sir Patrick Moore Dies Aged 89
Sunday December 09, 2012 @10:48AM Sir Patrick Moore dies aged 89
Tuesday December 04, 2012 @11:53AM Could there be solar systems more habitable than ours? Researchers say yes
Monday November 19, 2012 @03:21PM Astronomers Get Picture of Nearby Exoplanet
Monday November 19, 2012 @12:11PM Astronomers get picture of nearby exoplanet
Wednesday November 14, 2012 @02:10PM Probable Rogue Planet Spotted
Wednesday November 14, 2012 @01:10PM 'Rogue (wandering) planet' spotted 100 light-years away
Tuesday November 13, 2012 @11:58PM Total Solar Eclipse Bedazzles Northern Australians
Wednesday November 07, 2012 @05:24PM Study: The universe has almost stopped making new stars
Tuesday October 23, 2012 @07:11PM NASA Satellite Sees Black Hole Belching Out Hundred-Million-Degree X-rays
Tuesday October 23, 2012 @03:45PM NASA satellite sees black hole belching out hundred million degree X-rays
Monday October 22, 2012 @07:03PM The most detailed images of Uranus' atmosphere ever
Wednesday October 17, 2012 @01:36PM New Proof That the Moon Was Created in a Massive Collision
Tuesday October 16, 2012 @06:54PM Alpha Centauri has an Earth-sized planet
Monday October 15, 2012 @01:25PM Small Telescopes Make Big Discoveries
Monday October 15, 2012 @01:18PM First planet found in a four-star system... by amateur planet hunters
Monday October 15, 2012 @12:17PM Amateur Planet Hunters Find First Planet In a Four-Star System
Thursday October 11, 2012 @06:33PM Small Telescopes Make Big Discoveries
Wednesday October 10, 2012 @01:20PM Dying star weaves a trillion-mile-wide spiral in the sky
Sunday October 07, 2012 @11:47AM Democratize Astronomy Now
Friday October 05, 2012 @10:07PM Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder Goes Live
Thursday October 04, 2012 @06:49PM New Study Shows Universe Still Expanding On Schedule
Thursday October 04, 2012 @12:46PM New study shows Universe still expanding on schedule
Wednesday October 03, 2012 @09:01PM Gold Artifact To Orbit Earth In Hope of Alien Retrieval
Tuesday October 02, 2012 @10:48AM How cosmological supercomputers evolve the universe all over again
Friday September 28, 2012 @09:30PM Newly Spotted Comet May Shine Among Brightest In History
Tuesday September 25, 2012 @05:51PM The Deepest Picture of the Universe Ever Taken: the Hubble Extreme Deep Field
Tuesday September 25, 2012 @02:26PM The deepest picture of the Universe ever taken: the Hubble Extreme Deep Field
Friday September 21, 2012 @09:25PM Spectacular Fireball Lights Up UK Sky
Friday September 14, 2012 @06:57AM Astronomers fix the Astronomical Unit
Tuesday September 11, 2012 @12:56PM Amateur Astronomers Spot Jovian Blast
Tuesday September 11, 2012 @12:27PM Amateur Astronomers Spot Jovian Blast
Sunday September 02, 2012 @02:44AM Space Sugar Discovered In Binary System Star
Monday August 27, 2012 @04:07AM Physicists claim detection of dark matter
Saturday August 25, 2012 @10:44PM Hubble Neatly Captures Messier's Ancient Stars
Friday August 17, 2012 @06:28PM US Astronomy Facing Severe Budget Cuts and Facility Closures
Friday August 17, 2012 @12:30PM US Astronomy Facing Severe Budget Cuts and Facility Closures
Tuesday August 14, 2012 @10:03AM Vote on What the Very Large Telescope Observes
Friday August 10, 2012 @05:09AM Earth destroyed repeatedly in the name of science
Tuesday August 07, 2012 @09:28AM Radio Astronomy pioneer Sir Bernard Lovell passes away (age 98)
Wednesday July 11, 2012 @12:39PM Project 1640: A telescope that sees exo-planets directly
Thursday June 28, 2012 @07:41PM Two Space Missions Planned To Look For Killer Asteroids
Thursday June 28, 2012 @03:09PM Two space missions planned to look for killer asteroids
Saturday June 09, 2012 @08:58AM The Venus Transit and Hunting for Alien Worlds
Monday June 04, 2012 @08:44PM Quest to Measure the Venus Transit "Aureole Effect"
Wednesday May 30, 2012 @11:28AM Everything you need to know about the June 5/6 Venus Transit
Tuesday May 22, 2012 @12:22PM Rare 'Annular Solar Eclipse' Tonight
Friday May 18, 2012 @12:08PM The nearest supernova candidate to Earth - IK Peg
Tuesday May 08, 2012 @04:17PM Astronomers see the glow of a boiling planet
Tuesday May 08, 2012 @12:31PM Tidal heating shrinks goldilocks zone around red dwarves
Monday May 07, 2012 @12:51PM Astronomers find most distant protocluster of galaxies
Wednesday May 02, 2012 @06:03PM Astronomers see *another* star torn apart by a black hole
Wednesday May 02, 2012 @05:46PM Astronomers See Another Star Torn Apart By a Black Hole
Wednesday May 02, 2012 @12:05PM Europe goes to Jupiter's moons (including Europa)
Tuesday May 01, 2012 @12:56PM Researchers Model Pluto's Atmosphere, Find 225 Mph Winds
Tuesday May 01, 2012 @10:12AM Researchers Model Pluto's Atmosphere, Find 225 mph Winds
Tuesday April 17, 2012 @03:58PM Using shadows to measure the geysers of Enceladus
Wednesday April 11, 2012 @06:35AM Giant telescope might be split
Friday April 06, 2012 @01:03PM Nearby star has more planets than we do
Wednesday April 04, 2012 @08:31AM 150 gigapixel sky image contains 1 billion stars
Wednesday March 28, 2012 @06:58PM Public To Get Access To Spectacular Infrared Images Of Galaxies
Wednesday March 28, 2012 @02:38PM Scientists Estimate 40% of Red Dwarfs Have A Rocky Planet
Wednesday March 28, 2012 @10:09AM There should be billions of habitable alien planets in our Galaxy
Monday March 26, 2012 @12:50PM Amateur Astronomer Spots Strange Cloud Formations On Mars
Sunday March 25, 2012 @12:03AM Strange cloud formations on Mars, a mystery
Wednesday March 21, 2012 @11:17AM The Sun is 1,392,684 +/- 65 km across
Tuesday March 13, 2012 @11:01AM Jupiter, Venus to align in planetary conjunction and dazzle observers
Friday March 09, 2012 @09:22PM South Africa Wins Science Panel's Backing To Host SKA Telescope
Friday March 09, 2012 @04:14PM South Africa wins science panel's backing to host SKA telescope
Wednesday March 07, 2012 @02:52PM Large Solar Flare To Glance Off Earth
Wednesday March 07, 2012 @01:29PM Large Solar Flare To Glance Off Earth
Saturday March 03, 2012 @02:12PM Mysterious Dark Matter Blob Confounds Experts
Friday March 02, 2012 @01:53PM Oxygen found on Saturn's moon Dione
Tuesday February 21, 2012 @04:20PM Astronomers confirm a hot and steamy exoplanet
Sunday February 12, 2012 @11:31PM NASA Considers Privatizing GALEX Astrophysics Satellite
Sunday February 12, 2012 @09:50PM NASA considering moving GALEX astrophysics satellite to private ownership
Friday February 03, 2012 @07:22PM World's largest optical telescope created
Friday February 03, 2012 @02:59AM New Exoplanet Is Best Yet Candidate For Supporting Life
Thursday February 02, 2012 @06:50PM Newfound Exoplanet is best yet candidate for supporting life
Saturday January 28, 2012 @01:27PM Friday's Solar Flare Twice As Energetic As Monday's; Earth Safe
Saturday January 28, 2012 @12:40PM The Sun blasts out another flare, twice as big as
Thursday January 26, 2012 @06:26PM 11 New Multi-Planet Star Systems Discovered
Tuesday January 24, 2012 @09:51AM Google Kills More Services, Open Sources Sky Map
Thursday January 19, 2012 @01:14PM A planet literally boils under the heat of its sta
Thursday January 19, 2012 @08:13AM Town Turns Off the Lights To See the Stars
Wednesday January 18, 2012 @10:46PM Town Turns Off the Lights to See the Stars
Wednesday January 18, 2012 @09:57PM BBC Show Stargazing Live Leads To Exoplanet Discovery
Wednesday January 18, 2012 @08:07PM BBC show stargazing live ends. Exoplanet discovere
Wednesday January 18, 2012 @01:04PM Astronomers Planning To Image Milky Way's Central Black Hole
Wednesday January 18, 2012 @01:44AM Astronomers look for black hole at centre of Milky
Friday January 13, 2012 @02:11PM Astronomers release database of variable luminosit
Monday January 09, 2012 @11:53AM What does sunset on an alien world look like?
Sunday January 08, 2012 @01:03AM Chance To Snap Up Your Own Observatory
Saturday January 07, 2012 @03:47PM Chance to Snap Up Your Own Observatory
Monday January 02, 2012 @09:50AM Short but sweet meteor shower arrives Jan. 4
Friday December 30, 2011 @01:51PM Where Would Earth-like Planets Find Water?
Wednesday December 28, 2011 @03:18PM Best Space and Astronomy Images from 2011
Monday December 19, 2011 @04:38PM NASA Considers Sending a Telescope to Outer Solar
Thursday December 15, 2011 @04:31PM Hubble Captures the Violent Birth of a Star
Thursday December 15, 2011 @03:00PM Hubble pic of a 30 octillion ton baby's tantrum
Saturday December 10, 2011 @03:18AM Massive Radio Telescope Starts Observing the Skies
Friday December 09, 2011 @12:01AM Biggest telescope starts observations
Wednesday December 07, 2011 @02:11PM New All-Sky Map Shows the Magnetic Fields of the Milky Way
Saturday November 26, 2011 @02:04PM "Amateur" astronomer snaps pic of planet-forming d
Thursday November 17, 2011 @12:56PM Recreating a Mysterious, 2,100-Year-Old Clock
Wednesday November 02, 2011 @07:51PM New Telescopes Might See Alien City Lights
Tuesday October 25, 2011 @10:39AM Mystery of 2000 year super noval solved new myster
Tuesday October 18, 2011 @05:10PM Analysis of Galaxy Spin Reveals Universe Might Be Left-Handed
Tuesday October 18, 2011 @02:12AM Was the universe born spinning?
Wednesday October 12, 2011 @05:20PM Near-Earth Asteroid Discovered Via Crowdsourcing
Wednesday October 12, 2011 @05:15PM Near-Earth Asteroid Discovered via Crowdsourcing
Thursday October 06, 2011 @03:28PM Astronomers Find Three Exoplanets In Old Hubble Images
Thursday October 06, 2011 @11:34AM Astronomers find three exoplanets in old Hubble im
Thursday September 29, 2011 @12:03PM A Third of Sun-Like Stars May Have Warm Earth Analogs
Thursday September 29, 2011 @11:44AM 1/3 of Sun-like stars may have warm Earth analogs
Tuesday September 27, 2011 @10:20PM New supercomputer boosts Aussie SKA telescope bid
Monday September 12, 2011 @02:02PM 50 new exoplanets found, billions more await
Monday September 05, 2011 @12:24PM See a Supernova From Your Backyard
Monday September 05, 2011 @11:08AM Want to see a supernova in your backyard ?
Saturday September 03, 2011 @11:26PM 18-Year Old Student Discovers Comet Break-Up
Thursday September 01, 2011 @11:18PM Astronomers Find Unusual Star
Thursday September 01, 2011 @01:22PM Astronomers find star that doesn't fit
Friday August 26, 2011 @07:15AM 'Instant cosmic classic' supernova discovered
Wednesday August 24, 2011 @11:15AM NASA Discovers 7th Closest Star
Monday August 22, 2011 @06:56AM Earth Ejecta Could Seed Life on Europa
Saturday August 20, 2011 @12:06PM Your own Radio Telescope
Wednesday August 17, 2011 @04:48PM Graphene In Space Offers Clues To Life On Earth
Tuesday August 16, 2011 @09:57AM Planetary collision candidate
Thursday July 28, 2011 @04:32PM The Motes in God's Sky
Wednesday July 27, 2011 @03:01PM First Earth Trojan Asteroid Discovered
Wednesday July 27, 2011 @01:25PM First Earth Trojan asteroid discovered
Tuesday July 26, 2011 @02:26PM Astronomers near capturing star's moment of death
Monday July 18, 2011 @11:14AM Do 'Ultracool' Brown Dwarfs Surround Us?
Tuesday July 12, 2011 @03:57AM GPU-Powered Planetarium Renders 64MP Projection
Wednesday July 06, 2011 @08:38PM Congress Dumps James Webb Space Telescope
Wednesday July 06, 2011 @07:15PM Congress dumps James Webb Space Telescope
Thursday June 30, 2011 @05:07PM Bizarre Expanding Light Halo Seen By Hawaii Webcam
Thursday June 30, 2011 @04:54PM Bizarre expanding light halo seen by Hawaii webcam
Wednesday June 29, 2011 @04:21AM A Glitch in Pulsar J1718-3718
Monday June 27, 2011 @09:59PM Competition Shines Light on Dark Matter
Friday June 24, 2011 @11:28PM Moon Dust Back In NASA's Hands
Friday June 24, 2011 @04:00PM Moon Dust Back In NASA's Hands
Thursday June 16, 2011 @10:47AM China Building World's Biggest Radio Telescope
Friday May 27, 2011 @10:26AM Student Finds Universe's Missing Mass
Thursday May 26, 2011 @07:19PM A Map of the Universe, 10 Years In the Making
Thursday May 26, 2011 @06:12PM A Map Of The Universe, 10 Years In The Making
Wednesday May 25, 2011 @02:14PM The most distant object in the Universe. Maybe.
Monday May 23, 2011 @08:54AM Dark Energy Confirmed By Australian WiggleZ Sky Scan
Sunday May 15, 2011 @04:09PM Search For Alien Life On 86 Planets Begins
Monday May 09, 2011 @02:51PM Worldwide Night Sky Stitched Together In 5 Gigapixel Image
Monday May 09, 2011 @10:48AM Man captures entire univers in on image
Saturday April 30, 2011 @10:02PM Stuart Clark talks astronomy, heresy, biscuits.
Tuesday April 26, 2011 @05:03AM Planets Party In The Morning
Monday April 25, 2011 @08:16AM Astronomy Without A Telescope
Friday April 08, 2011 @01:10PM Star falls into black hole
Tuesday March 22, 2011 @09:49PM Help Map Global Light Pollution, By Starlight
Tuesday March 22, 2011 @03:10PM GLOBE at Night Aims to Map Global Light Pollution
Tuesday March 22, 2011 @07:06AM Early star maps up for auction
Wednesday February 23, 2011 @06:21PM LOFAR, the World's Biggest Telescope, Is Up and Running
Wednesday February 16, 2011 @04:01PM How To Build a Telescope That Trumps Hubble
Friday February 04, 2011 @08:36PM Supernova 2011b Gradually Fading
Monday January 31, 2011 @02:17PM Asteroid Once Seen As Dangerous Offers Chance For Close Study
Monday January 31, 2011 @11:29AM asteroid once seen as dangerous offers chance for
Saturday January 22, 2011 @09:29PM Laser Incidents With Aircraft On the Rise
Monday January 17, 2011 @07:49PM Canada Explores New Frontiers in Astroinformatics
Monday January 17, 2011 @01:40PM Milky Way May Have Dark Matter Satellite Galaxies
Friday January 07, 2011 @12:55AM BBC Astronomer Misses Meteor During Live Show
Thursday January 06, 2011 @08:30AM BBC Astronomer Misses Meteor During Live Show
Wednesday January 05, 2011 @09:51PM Pioneer Star Found
Tuesday January 04, 2011 @07:59PM Double Eclipse Photographed, Sun, Moon, and ISS
Tuesday January 04, 2011 @04:34PM ESA Wants to Probe Uranus
Tuesday January 04, 2011 @02:16PM Incredible double eclipse pic: Sun, Moon, and ISS
Monday December 13, 2010 @02:15PM Geminid meteor shower TONIGHT!
Monday December 13, 2010 @01:02PM First Four-Exoplanet System Imaged
Monday December 13, 2010 @12:04PM First Four Exoplanet System Imaged
Wednesday December 08, 2010 @03:51PM First Carbon-Rich Planet Discovered
Wednesday December 01, 2010 @02:21PM Scientists Find 200 Sextillion More Stars
Friday November 12, 2010 @07:57PM Pluto Might Be Bigger Than Eris
Friday November 12, 2010 @12:33PM Pluto Might Be Bigger Than Eris

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