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Observations from UF Camera deepen mystery about galaxy

Published: Oct 30th, 2001

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A surprising discovery that a fundamental feature normally surrounding a black hole is missing may revolutionize scientific understanding of active galaxies, say University of Florida researchers.

UF, NASA astronomers eye star with midriff bulge

Published: Jul 25th, 2001

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Using an ultra-high-resolution telescope, astronomers have observed a star spinning so fast its mid-section is stretched out, a phenomenon that had been suspected but never before measured.

Astronomers: mysterious brown dwarfs likely “failed stars”

Published: Jun 7th, 2001

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — An international research team led by University of Florida astronomers announced today (6/7) it has found dusty disks surrounding numerous faint objects believed to be “brown dwarfs” in the Orion Nebula.