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  1. A new study suggests that pulsars are not the source of an unexpected surplus of antimatter particles detected by a space-based experiment. Dark matter remains a viable alternative explanation.

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  2. NASA's Ionospheric Connection Explorer (ICON) launched successfully today to explore the boundary between Earth and space.

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  3. Analysis by an independent team has ferreted out seven candidates for gravitational-wave events from merging black holes.

    The post More Black Hole Mergers Found in LIGO Data appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  4. Barbara Wilson passed away on September 24, 2019, after battling cancer for several months. Barbara was very well known in the amateur astronomy community as a dedicated and talented deep-sky observer. But she was much more than that.

    The post Barbara Wilson — A Remembrance appeared first on Sky & Telescope.

  5. Astronomers have found 20 new moons circling Saturn — now you can help name them!

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