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6 More Exomoons Discovered

Astronomers studying data from the Kepler Space Telescope have discovered moons orbiting exoplanets. They’re even harder to find because of their size, but these candidates are about 200 to 3,000 light years away.

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A Hungry, Hungry Black Hole

Astronomers have made an astonishing discovery while spotting the largest black hole in the known universe. It’s thirty four billion times the mass of our star… and consumes the equivilant of our sun a day.

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An Exoplanet Orbiting A Baby Star

NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) has made a remarkable discovery while studying the baby star “AU Mic” – it has an exoplanet about the same distance as Neptune is from our star.

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Black Hole Discoveries

While LIGO and Virgo are detecting gravitational waves of a black hole potentially swallowing a tiny neighbouring object, astronomers have spotted the biggest quasar way out in the depths of the early universe.

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A Hot Start for Pluto

At the beginning of the solar system Pluto may have been bombarded by rocky material in much the same way as the inner planets. That means, according to researchers, there may be an ocean locked away under the surface…

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Starlink Tests Begin

SpaceX’s Starlink has put the call out for members of the public to test their network but the catch is only folks in the far northern hemisphere have access, but the speeds potentially on offer are astronomical..

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