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Polarized telescope X-Calibur set to launch from Fort Sumner
Brooks HaysFORT SUMNER, N.M., Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Engineers at the Columbia Scientific Balloon Facility are preparing to launch X-Calibur, a novel new telescope built to image polarized X-rays.
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Astronomers find first white dwarf pulsar
Brooks HaysFeb. 7 (UPI) -- Astronomers at the University of Warwick have located a white dwarf pulsar -- the first of its kind.
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Binge Eater: Black hole taking over decade to devour star
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Scientists have detected a black hole that's taken a record-breaking decade to devour a star — and it's still chewing away.
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