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Stories by Michael D. Lemonick

Neutron Star Collisions Create Gold

Astrophysicists searching for gravitational waves have finally learned what happens when you crash two neutron stars together--and it's very, very shiny.

October 17, 2017 — Lydia Chain, Lee Billings and Michael D. Lemonick
Superstars of the First Galaxies

Superstars of the First Galaxies

Emerging evidence suggests that the first starlight to shine after the big bang’s flash came from distant suns that ranged from very large to incredibly huge

November 30, 2015 — Michael D. Lemonick
The First Stars in the Universe

The First Stars in the Universe

Not long after the big bang's flash, all light left the cosmos. Astronomers are now solving the mystery of its return

March 27, 2014 — Michael D. Lemonick
Stories by Michael D. Lemonick

See the World from a Different Perspective

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