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NASA Missions Catch First Light from a Gravitational-Wave Event

A gravitational-wave discovery on Aug. 17 is the first to produce light detected by observatories in space and on the ground.

10/16/17

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Scientists Find Elusive Giant Black Hole Pairs

Astronomers have identified a bumper crop of dual supermassive black holes in the centers of galaxies.

10/03/17

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Two Stars, Three Dimensions, and Oodles of Energy

An orbiting red giant and white dwarf star system located about 25,000 light years from Earth.

09/18/17

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