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Astronomers reveal first image of the black hole at the heart of our galaxy

Published: 12May2022

Astronomers have unveiled the first image of the supermassive black hole at the centre of our own Milky Way galaxy. This result provides overwhelming evidence that the object is indeed a black hole...

What the rise of oxygen on early Earth tells us about life on other planets

Published: 31Jan2022

When did the Earth reach oxygen levels sufficient to support animal life? Researchers from McGill University have discovered that a rise in oxygen levels occurred in step with the evolution and...

New insights into seasons on a planet outside our solar system

Published: 13Jan2022

XO-3b, a hot Jupiter on an eccentric orbit. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/R. Hurt (IPAC)

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