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Mysterious G2 cloud near black hole identified

Adaptive optics enable astronomers to discover that G2 is a pair of binary stars that merged together, cloaked in gas and dust

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'Einstein is in every iPhone, because the GPS system would not work without his theory'

UCLA astronomers at Keck discover pivotal star to test Einstein’s theory

‘Einstein is in every iPhone, because the GPS system would not work without his theory’

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Keck Observatory astronomer wins top award

Keck Observatory astronomer wins top award

MEDIA RELEASE A Keck Observatory astronomer who led the way to the discovery of a super-massive black hole at the center of our galaxy has been recognized with the 2012 Crafoord Prize in Astronomy, an award almost as prestigious for astronomers as a Nobel Prize. “This is a big one. I’m thrilled,” said Andrea Ghez […]

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New TMT video released on Web site

New TMT video released on Web site

MEDIA RELEASE/Newswise The search for Earth-like planets, the nature and distribution of dark matter, and the quest to image the first stars and galaxies are just some of the science challenges that will be addressed by the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT). In a new video produced by TMT and acclaimed animator Dana Berry, astronomers Richard […]

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