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August 19, 2019
A new study from researchers at BYU and Penn State provides the most accurate estimate of the number of Earth-like planets in the universe.
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December 18, 2017
Nature paper offers insight into supermassive black holes by looking at a galaxy 8 billion light years away.
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June 06, 2017
The temperature of KELT-9b, whose discovery BYU researchers contributed to, is 8,000 degrees Fahrenheit — just shy of the temperature of our sun.

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March 29, 2017
A BYU researcher's targeted sound vibrations can topple individual Lego figurines without touch — and the applications extend far beyond play.

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March 27, 2017
Understanding more about KELT-16b, though it’s “as different from Earth as you could possibly get,” might ultimately give scientists a better understanding of our own planet.

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November 02, 2016
Sunshine matters. A lot. The idea isn’t exactly new, but according to a recent BYU study, when it comes to your mental and emotional health, the amount of time between sunrise and sunset is the weather variable that matters most.

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June 30, 2016
Treasure needs a map, vehicles need a manual, and, as it turns out, interstellar discoveries need a guidebook.

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June 22, 2016
Dr. Karine Chesnel has always been fascinated with understanding how things work, particularly the secrets of magnetism. After years of research, she's discovered how to control a phenomenon called Magnetic Domain Memory.

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February 11, 2016
Designing the block Y on the mountains east of campus was just the beginning of Dr. Harvey Fletcher's legacy as the "Father of Stereophonic Sound." 

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