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Recent Universe News stories:

 07/01/10 A Star Is Born... But How?

 12/16/09 Waterworld Discovered Orbiting a Nearby Star

 11/05/09 Unusual Explosion Sparks New Insight Into the Life of Stars

 01/30/09 New Galactic Distance Measurements Increase Milky Way's Mass and Rotation Speed

 01/15/09 International Year of Astronomy Kicks Off With Strong Support from the National Science Foundation

 06/18/08 Newly Born Twin Stars are Far From Identical

 06/02/08 Small Planet, Small Star

 05/01/08 Astronomers Discover New Type of Pulsating White Dwarf Star

 04/23/08 Catching a Glimpse of a Black Hole's Fury

 02/14/08 A Newly Discovered Solar System Contains Scaled-Down Versions of Saturn and Jupiter

 10/29/07 Comet Holmes

 11/06/06 Mercury Transit on November 8, 2006

 09/22/05 Mars Opposition on October 30, 2005

 10/27/04 Lunar Eclipse in October 2004

 10/01/04 Asteroid Toutatis Passes Near Earth

 06/02/04 Venus Transit in June 2004

 05/04/04 Space Day 2004

 04/21/04 Hubble Servicing Mission Canceled

 11/07/03 Lunar Eclipse - November 2003

 08/12/03 Make a wish on a shooting star! It's time for the Perseid meteor shower!

 08/07/03 Mars Opposition in August 2003

 06/06/03 Solar Eclipse on May 31, 2003

 03/07/03 Mercury Transit on May 7, 2003

 03/06/03 Pioneer 10 falls silent

 02/14/03 The Oldest Light in the Universe

 01/17/03 ICESat satellite launched

 01/09/03 It Looks Like Einstein Was Right! Speed of Light and Gravity are Equal!

 09/25/02 More than 100 planets orbit distant stars!

 09/12/02 New Pictures of Hoag’s Object!

 08/08/02 Make a wish on a shooting star! It's time for the Perseid meteor shower!

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