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New Images Reveal Magnetic Structures Near Supermassive Black Hole

A new view of the region closest to the supermassive black hole at the center of the galaxy Messier 87 (M87) has shown important...

A New Catalog of Infrared Dark Clouds

Infrared dark clouds (IRDCs) are dark patches of cold dust and gas seen in the sky against the bright diffuse infrared glow of warm...

Ultra-bright X-ray source awakens near a galaxy not so far away

A new ultra-bright source of X-rays has awakened in between our galactic neighbours the Magellanic Clouds, after a 26-year slumber. This is the second-closest...

The Milky Way has one very hot halo, astronomers find

The halo that surrounds our own Milky Way galaxy is much hotter than scientists once believed – and it may not be unique among...

ALMA found quasi-periodic flickers in millimeter-waves from the center of the...

Astronomers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) found quasi-periodic flickers in millimeter-waves from the center of the Milky Way, Sagittarius (Sgr) A*. The...

New fermi catalog adds 2000 gamma-ray sources

The Fermi-LAT collaboration has published its fourth source catalog, named 4FGL. Based on eight years of data, it contains 5064 celestial objects emitting gamma...

Studies predict 100 more undiscovered galaxies are out there orbiting the...

We live in a big-city galaxy. The Milky Way is so big it has satellite galaxies that orbit it, just as the Moon orbits...

NASA James Telescope Unravel Riddles of a Stellar Nursery

A bustling stellar nursery in the picturesque Orion Nebula will be a subject of study for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, scheduled to launch...

First-ever photographic proof of power-packed jet emerging from colliding galaxies

A team of Clemson University College of Science researchers, in collaboration with international colleagues, has reported the first definitive detection of a relativistic jet...

Tomanowos: The meteorite that survived mega-floods and human folly

The rock with arguably the most fascinating story on Earth has an ancient name: Tomanowos. It means “the visitor from heaven” in the extinct...

An Eclipsing Binary Millisecond Pulsar Discovered by FAST

Using the data obtained by the Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical radio Telescope (FAST), a research team led by Prof. PAN Zhichen and Prof. LI Di...

Hubble Marks 30 Years in Space With Tapestry of Blazing Starbirth

NASA is celebrating the Hubble Space Telescope's 30 years of unlocking the beauty and mystery of space by unveiling a stunning new portrait of...

Star Survives Close Call with a Black Hole

Astronomers may have discovered a new kind of survival story: a star that had a brush with a giant black hole and lived to...

Researchers use ‘hot Jupiter’ data to mine exoplanet chemistry

After spotting a curious pattern in scientific papers – they described exoplanets as being cooler than expected – Cornell astronomers have improved a mathematical...

Astronomers find formula for subsurface oceans in exomoons

So far, the search for extraterrestrial life has focused on planets at a distance from their star where liquid water is possible on the...

Astronomers Watch a Nova Go From Start to Finish for the...

A nova is a dramatic episode in the life of a binary pair of stars. It’s an explosion of bright light that can last...

California Nebula Stars in Final Mosaic by NASA’s Spitzer

Five days before NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope ended its mission on Jan. 30, 2020, scientists used the spacecraft's infrared camera to take multiple images...

ESO Telescope Sees Star Dance Around Supermassive Black Hole, Proves Einstein...

Observations made with ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT) have revealed for the first time that a star orbiting the supermassive black hole at the...

Hubble Spots Spirals Within a Spiral

At first glance, the subject of this NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image looks to be a simple spiral galaxy, with two pinwheeling arms emerging...

Are gamma ray burst is powered by the collapse of a...

When a massive star in a distant galaxy collapses, forming a black hole, two giant jets of light-emitting plasma shoot from its core. These...

Hubble Finds Best Evidence for Elusive Mid-Sized Black Hole

Astronomers have found the best evidence for the perpetrator of a cosmic homicide: a black hole of an elusive class known as "intermediate-mass," which...

Warped Space-time to Help WFIRST Find Exoplanets

NASA’s Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST) will search for planets outside our solar system toward the center of our Milky Way galaxy, where...

Free-Floating Stars in the Milky Way’s Bulge

The path of a light beam is bent by the presence of mass, as explained by General Relativity. A massive body can therefore act...

Researchers look for dark matter close to home

A new study from the University of Michigan, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and University of California, Berkeley has ruled out dark matter...

Quasar Tsunamis Rip Across Galaxies

Using the unique capabilities of NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, a team of astronomers has discovered the most energetic outflows ever witnessed in the universe....

Astronomers discovered a binary star that pulsates on one side

Astronomers discovered a binary star that pulsates on one side, A star that pulsates on just one side has been discovered in the Milky...

Two petabytes of data from the SETI study of Milky Way

Two petabytes of data from the SETI study of Milky Way, The Breakthrough Listen Initiative publishes data from the most comprehensive study to date...

The massive dying galaxy formed 1.5 billion years after the Big...

The massive dying galaxy formed 1.5 billion years after the Big Bang, The farthest dying galaxy to date, bigger than our Milky Way with...

South Africa’s MeerKAT Telescope Discovers Radio ‘Bubbles’ At Centre Of Milky...

South Africa’s MeerKAT Telescope Discovers Radio ‘Bubbles’ At Centre Of Milky Way, The impressive result is the first to come from observations using MeerKAT’s...

ESO shows the central area of ​​the Milky Way and eruption...

ESO shows the central area of ​​the Milky Way and eruption of old stars, ESO's Very Large Telescope (VLT) monitors the center of the...

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