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An employee holds the Samsung Electronics Co.'s Galaxy Fold for a photograph at a shopping mall in Seoul, South Korea.
Lee Jin-man/AP Photo, File
AP News
September 23, 2019 - 11:00 am
Samsung will start selling the Galaxy Fold, a phone with a screen that folds together like a book, on Friday.
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Artist's rendering of ancient supernovae
NASA via CNN
May 31, 2019 - 10:43 am
By Ashley Strickland, CNN (CNN) -- NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has peered into the cosmos and captured regions hidden from our view, like the centers of galaxies and dusty areas where stars are born and planetary systems form. Now, the great space observatory has captured a unique photo of a...
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First image of a black hole
National Science Foundation via CNN
April 10, 2019 - 10:14 am
By Ashley Strickland, CNN (CNN) -- In April 2017, scientists used a global network of telescopes to see and capture the first-ever picture of a black hole, according to an announcement by researchers at the National Science Foundation Wednesday morning. They captured an image of the supermassive...
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This artist's impression provided by the European Southern Observatory in July 2018 shows the path of the star S2 as it passes close to the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way galaxy.
M. Kornmesser/ESO via AP
July 26, 2018 - 12:31 pm
By Emiliano Rodriguez Mega, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — More than a century after Albert Einstein proposed it, his theory of general relativity has passed another test. With giant telescopes pointed at the center of our galaxy, a team of European researchers observed a fast-moving star that...
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Birth of a planet
European Southern Observatory/ESO/A. Muller Et Al.
July 02, 2018 - 10:42 am
By Ashley Strickland, CNN (CNN) -- A planet-hunting instrument has captured the first confirmed image of a newborn planet that's still forming in our galaxy. To the right of the black circle at the center of the image, the round bright planet can be seen within the disk of gas and dust around the...
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