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67 votes

Why the galaxies form 2D planes (or spiral-like) instead of 3D balls (or spherical-like)?

42 votes
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Might a planet perform figure-8 orbits around two stars?

29 votes
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As the universe ages, will we see more stars or less?

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Difference between Gunn Peterson trough and the Lyman Alpha Forest? Cosmological implications?

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Distribution of star colours in a galaxy

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How can we distinguish between the metric expansion of space and the speed of light slowing over time?

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Why is a spacetime with negative curvature assumed to have a hyperbolic, rather than spherical, geometry?

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Galaxy Spectra: Emission and Absorption Lines

9 votes

Will acceleration rate of expansion of space become faster than speed of light?

9 votes

How did the universe shift from "dark matter dominated" to "dark energy dominated"?

9 votes

Can matter leave the cosmic horizon?

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"Cloud maps" of a nearby brown dwarf: what do they actually show?

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How much noise is in the Cosmic Background Radiation, especially from Cosmic Rays

6 votes

Can deterministic world view be denied by anything other than quantum mechanics

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Speed of birth of a star

6 votes

Are scientists missing the point with distant cosmic objects, or is it just me?

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Why are pre-main sequence stars brighter than they will be on the main sequence?

4 votes

Does the orbital velocity of stars in a galaxy equal the rotational velocity of the SMBH at the centre?

4 votes
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Extracting spectra of individual stellar objects

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Binary Stars In the Universe

4 votes

Did physical models of galaxies come before they were actually observed?

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Relativistic space travel?

4 votes

Why does dark matter form walls and filaments

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How would we see a near-lightspeed object emitting light?

3 votes

What are the differences between dark energy and a cosmological constant?

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'Doppler redshift' Vs 'Cosmological redshift'

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Dark age of universe when all fusion process ceases?

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How is it that we can detect CMB radiation but not the first stars and galaxies despite CMB originating from before the first stars were born?

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What is the meaning of the particle horizon in conformal diagrams?

3 votes

High dispersion spectrum, looking at stars