A new understanding of our galaxy's structure began in an unlikely way: on Twitter.
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NASA Response to Recent Paper on NEOWISE Asteroid Size Results
A paper posted Sunday by Nathan Myhrvold to ArXiv.org and described in an article by reporter Ken Chang in the May 23 New York Times discusses interpretations of data on asteroids from NASA's NEOWISE mission.
Read more (May 25, 2016)
Lone Planetary-Mass Object Found in Family of Stars
Sitting all by itself in space, a newfound object may help answer mysteries about planets without parent stars.
Read more (April 19, 2016)
Most Luminous Galaxy Is Ripping Itself Apart
About 12.4 billion years ago, a supermassive black hole produced so much energy, it stirred up gas across its entire galaxy.
Read more (January 15, 2016)