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Do We Live in a Lopsided Universe?
Space

Do We Live in a Lopsided Universe?

A new study of galaxy clusters suggests the cosmos may not be the same in all directions

By Lee Billings
Milky Way Dark Matter Signals in Doubt after Controversial New Papers
Space

Milky Way Dark Matter Signals in Doubt after Controversial New Papers

New analyses question whether mysterious gamma-ray and x-ray light in the galaxy actually stems from an invisible mass

By Clara Moskowitz
The Strange Hearts of Neutron Stars
Physics

The Strange Hearts of Neutron Stars

Space observations are poised to reveal more about the centre of one of the Universe’s most enigmatic objects

By Adam Mann and Nature magazine
Apollo 13 at 50 Years: Looking Back at the Mission's Lost Lunar Science
Space

Apollo 13 at 50 Years: Looking Back at the Mission's Lost Lunar Science

Its commander Jim Lovell and pilot Fred Haise reflect on their fateful, flawed voyage to the moon

By Robert Z. Pearlman

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  • From the Editor

    The Beautiful, Irregular Universe

  • News

    Are We Ready for Quantum Computers?

  • Astronomers May Have Captured the First Ever Image of Nearby Exoplanet Proxima C

  • Will String Theory Finally Be Put to the Experimental Test?

  • Antimatter Discovery Reveals Clues about the Universe's Beginning

  • Universe Creates All Elements in the Periodic Table in 10 Minutes

  • This Black-Hole Collision Just Made Gravitational Waves Even More Interesting

  • Opinion

    A Sobering Astronomical Reminder from COVID-19

  • A Birthday Message from the Hubble Telescope

  • Life as We Don't Know It

  • Remembering Freeman Dyson

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