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With additional funding, the most prolific solar observatory will watch the Sun through 2009.
Published: May 25, 2006
Astronomers using Palomar Observatory's 200-inch Hale Telescope observe what may be the death of Comet 73P/Schwassmann-Wachmann 3.
Published: May 24, 2006
With its primary instrument assembled, the Gamma-ray Large Area Space Telescope is a step closer to hunting the most energetic form of radiation.
Published: May 18, 2006
Two U.S. instruments map minerals and search for ice deposits on the lunar surface as part of India's first unmanned mission to the Moon.
Published: May 15, 2006
Scientists find many extrasolar planets reside in multiple-star systems.
Published: May 9, 2006
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