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Dusty Surprise around Giant Black Hole

By David Reneke

The European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope Interferometer has gathered the most detailed observations ever of the dust around the huge black hole at the centre of an active galaxy.

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Galactic Cloud Map Takes Shape

By David Reneke

Dave Reneke’s wrap-up of space and astronomy news.

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The First 100,000 Years of the Universe

By David Reneke

Astronomers view the first 100,000 years of the universe, and NASA outlines the scientific goals for a future landed spacecraft mission to Europa.

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New Horizons Spots Pluto’s Largest Moon

By David Reneke

David Reneke’s wrap-up of space and astronomy news.

David Reneke is an astronomy lecturer and teacher, a feature writer for major Australian newspapers and magazines, and a science correspondent for ABC and commercial radio. Subscribe to David’s free Astro-Space newsletter at www.davidreneke.com

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It’s Raining on Saturn

By David Reneke

David Reneke’s wrap-up of space and astronomy news.

David Reneke is an astronomy lecturer and teacher, a feature writer for major Australian newspapers and magazines, and a science correspondent for ABC and commercial radio. Subscribe to David’s free Astro-Space newsletter at www.davidreneke.com

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The Universe’s Stellar Baby Boom

By David Reneke

Dave Reneke’s wrap-up of space and astronomy news.

David Reneke is an astronomy lecturer and teacher, a feature writer for major Australian newspapers and magazines, and a science correspondent for ABC and commercial radio. Subscribe to David’s free Astro-Space newsletter at www.davidreneke.com

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Stars Can Be Late Parents

By David Reneke

Astronomers weigh a proto-planetary disk while miners set their sights on passing asteroids for gold and other valuable minerals.

David Reneke is an astronomy lecturer and teacher, a feature writer for major Australian newspapers and magazines, and a science correspondent for ABC and commercial radio. Subscribe to David’s free Astro-Space newsletter at www.davidreneke.com

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