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Y dwarf illustration

JUST CHILLIN’  Some brown dwarfs, such as the “Y dwarf” illustrated here, have temperatures at or below room temperature. Y dwarfs were discovered in 2011. 

Green Bank Telescope

BIG LISTENER  To eavesdrop on the universe, the Green Bank Telescope requires a quiet location with little interference from human-made radio signals.

pair of supermassive black holes

BOSOM BUDDIES  A pair of supermassive black holes might live in the heart of the galaxy Markarian 231, shown in this Hubble Space Telescope image. 

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