Outer Space Just Got a Little Brighter

The universe is not as black as astronomers once thought.

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Beyond the Milky Way, a Galactic Wall

Astronomers have discovered a vast assemblage of galaxies hidden behind our own, in the “zone of avoidance.”

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Seeking Dark Matter, They Detected Another Mystery

Do signals from beneath an Italian mountain herald a revolution in physics?

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The Galaxy That Grew Up Too Fast

A vast wheel of gas in the primordial cosmos is forcing astronomers to rethink how some of the universe’s largest structures may have formed.

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