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Multi-messenger science

ESA’s Integral satellite joined an international collaboration to find first evidence of the source of high-energy neutrinos: a flaring active galaxy or ‘blazar’ To source

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Cosmic Lens

Hubble proves Einstein correct on galactic scales, using a ‘cosmic magnifying lens’ to make the most precise test of general relativity yet outside the Milky Way To source

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Star shredded by rare breed of black hole

ESA’s XMM-Newton observatory has discovered the best-ever candidate for a very rare and elusive type of cosmic phenomenon: a medium-weight black hole in the process of tearing apart and feasting on a nearby star. To source

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