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#astronomers

# astronomers - Friday 30 March, 2018

Astronomers find the 'impossible': A galaxy without dark matter

The discovery could revise or even upend theories of how galaxies are formed.

# astronomers - Sunday 30 July, 2017

'One of those Wow moments': Astronomers stunned by star 'nursery' age find

Images reveal three distinct populations of stars in the central parts of Orion.

# astronomers - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

This blue light is the farthest-away galaxy ever seen

It’s among the universe’s first generation of galaxies.

# astronomers - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

Astronomers get rare glimpse of icy, dwarf planet

‘Makemake’ is one of five dwarf planets known to exist on the edge of our Solar System – but very little has been known about it until this point.

# astronomers - Thursday 9 August, 2012

Meteors to rain down on Earth over coming week

Eyes to the sky, Astronomy Ireland are expecting a celestial firework show this weekend.

# astronomers - Wednesday 11 July, 2012

Hubble telescope spots fifth moon near Pluto

The irregular-shaped moon is less than 23 km wide, according to NASA. No wonder they never spotted it before now…

# astronomers - Tuesday 30 August, 2011

NUI Galway astronomers make pulsar discovery

The team’s discovery has paved the way for understanding how these rapidly spinning neutron stars work.