• Baby sun shows signs of windy weather

  • Cosmic Crashes Get Galaxies in a Spin

  • Giant Cosmic Magnifying Lens Finds Baby Stars

  • ALMA shows where Pluto-bound spacecraft should be heading

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Baby sun shows signs of windy weather

Astronomers have detected windy weather around a baby star. The star is like a newborn version of our own sun. It is surrounded by a

Cosmic Crashes Get Galaxies in a Spin

If you go outside on a clear night, far away from city lights, you will see thousands of twinkling stars. Each one is part of

Giant Cosmic Magnifying Lens Finds Baby Stars

The famous fictional detective Sherlock Holmes always has his magnifying lens with him, ready to uncover a barely visible but crucial piece of evidence to

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Is there a lot to see?

ALMA is located in the Atacama Desert. When thinking about a desert, you probably imagine a vast, boring stretch of hot sand, with the occasional

What are millimeter waves?

If your ears are good, you can hear very high tones. Children’s ears are usually better than the ears of grown-ups. So you might be

Why are there 66 antennas?

Have you ever noticed that owls have big eyes? That’s because they live at night. During the dark, you need really big eyes to see