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Astronomers find complex organic molecules in space

...easier time starting than we thought before," astronomer Sun Kwok said Wednesday at a national meeting of the American Astronomical Society. Kwok, of the University of Calgary, Canada, said a study by the Infrared Space Observatory showed that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/14/tec_279333.shtml
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Scientists becoming more optimistic about life past Earth

...conditions," Bruce M. Jakosky, a University of Colorado planetary scientist, said at a meeting of the American Astronomical Society. "There is a remarkable change among scientists from just 20 years ago." In this solar system alone...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/15/tec_241986.shtml
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Astronomers find new class of starlike objects

...century-old system of classifying stars based on their chemistry and temperature. J. Davy Kirkpatrick told the American Astronomical Society that he and his colleagues discovered that some objects have a surface temperature three times lower than...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/11/tec_230697.shtml
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Telescope captures new views of the universe

...Chandra science team. Reports on studies by the Chandra were delivered Friday at the national meeting of the American Astronomical Society. Canizares said the Chandra shows that ring-like structures loaded with chemical elements were hurled out...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/16/tec_279722.shtml
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One of sky's biggest stars experiencing series of eruptions

...observations Tuesday at the national meeting of the American Astronomical Society. "The star did an amazing thing," said...gigantic spasm of violence. On the Net: American Astronomical Society: www.aas.org

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/09/tec_363296.shtml
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Sun's gamma ray burst might have triggered ancient mass extinction

...theory Wednesday at the national meeting of the American Astronomical Society. Fossil records for the Ordovician extinction...about 65 million years ago. On the Net: American Astronomical Society: http://www.aas.org/

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/08/liv_400246.shtml
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Martian life more doubtful

...surface if water had run over it or had rained on it. Clark presented the discovery at the annual meeting of American Astronomical Society Division of Planetary Sciences in Pasadena, Calif., on Friday. Clark and Hoefen could not be reached for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/10/30/tec_303283.shtml
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New evidence for massive black hole at Milky Way's center

...for a super massive black hole at the center of the Milky Way," Eckart said at a news conference of the American Astronomical Society. No other reasonable explanation can be found for the motion of the stars. The concept that a black hole...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/01/08/tec_220237.shtml
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Astronomers warn of collision potential with asteroid

...potential of killing many, many people." "It has enormous destructive potential," agreed Steven Maran of the American Astronomical Society, but he added it will take several more years of observations before experts are certain of its path Asteroid...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/03/12/tec_224014.shtml
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Hubble study gathers portraits of thousands of galaxies

...gregarious - they like to clump and cluster," said Bell, speaking Thursday at the national meeting of the American Astronomical Society. He said a simulation suggests that in about 7 billion years the Milky Way galaxy may merge with its nearest...

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