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NASA’s TESS Enables Breakthrough Study of Perplexing Stellar Pulsations

Astronomers have detected elusive pulsation patterns in dozens of young, rapidly rotating stars thanks to data from NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS). The...

The MeerKAT telescope solves mystery of ‘X’-shaped radio galaxies

Many galaxies far more active than the Milky Way have enormous twin jets of radio waves extending far into intergalactic space. Normally these go...

Research proposal for rendezvous missions with interstellar objects

In 2017, a telescope in Hawaii detected our first celestial visitor from another solar system — a big deal, since we haven’t quite figured...

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...

Four Successful Women Behind the Hubble Space Telescope’s Achievements

They’ve worked in the deadly vacuum of outer space, appropriated millions of dollars for astronomical research, peered across billions of light-years to determine the...

Exoplanet Apparently Disappears in Latest Hubble Observations

Now you see it, now you don't. What astronomers thought was a planet beyond our solar system has now seemingly vanished from sight. Though...

ALMA Reveals Unusual Composition of Interstellar Comet 2I/Borisov

A galactic visitor entered our solar system last year – interstellar comet 2I/Borisov. When astronomers pointed the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) toward the comet...

CHEOPS space telescope ready for scientific operation

CHEOPS has reached its next milestone: Following extensive tests in Earth's orbit, some of which the mission team was forced to carry out from...

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...

Piercing the Dark Birthplaces of Massive Stars with Webb

High-mass stars, which are eight or more times the mass of our Sun, live hard and die young. They often end their short lives...

NASA Missions Help Reveal the Power of Shock Waves in a...

Unprecedented observations of a nova outburst in 2018 by a trio of satellites, including two NASA missions, have captured the first direct evidence that...

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...

Improved laser system that will help large optical telescopes to gather...

Macquarie University researchers have developed an improved laser system that will help large optical telescopes to gather more accurate data. Large-diameter ground-based optical telescopes now...

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope Full Mirror Deployment a Success

In a recent test, NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope fully deployed its primary mirror into the same configuration it will have when in space. As...

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...

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 identify rare binary brown dwarfs

Astronomers identify rare binary brown dwarfs, Astronomers working on the results of the "first light" of a newly launched telescope in Chile have found...

ESO telescopes moderately affected by the constellations under development

ESO telescopes moderately affected by the constellations under development, Astronomers have recently raised concerns about the effects of satellite megastars on scientific research. To...

New observations from the telescope give new light on black holes...

New observations from the telescope give new light on black holes ejection, A material that emits a black hole near the speed of light...

James Telescope reveals secret of the atmospheres of Uranus and Neptune

James Telescope reveals secret of the atmospheres of Uranus and Neptune, Far-flung Uranus and Neptune the ice giants of our solar system are as...

Astronomers have captured the unprecedented dimming of Betelgeuse

Astronomers have captured the unprecedented dimming of Betelgeuse, With a very large ESO telescope (VLT), astronomers captured the unprecedented eclipse of the solar eclipse,...

The latest solar telescope provides the first images of the sun’s...

The latest solar telescope provides the first images of the sun's surface, Scientists have just published the first images of the sun's surface and...

The Tarantula Nebula Spins Web of Mystery in Spitzer telescope images

The Tarantula Nebula Spins Web of Mystery in Spitzer telescope images, The Tarantula Nebula, seen by the Spitzer space telescope in this image, was...

How will NASA’s web telescope continue the legacy of the Spitzer’s

How will NASA's web telescope continue the legacy of the spitzer's, When one window to the universe closes, another window opens with an even...

Black hole in Messier 87 Has Jet Pushing Cosmic Speed Limit

Black hole in Messier 87 Has Jet Pushing Cosmic Speed Limit, Using the Chandra X-ray Observatory, astronomers have discovered that the giant black hole...

NASA’s Hubble Magnifying glasses Find dark matter in small clumps

Magnifying glasses Find dark matter in small clumps, Using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope and a new observing technique, astronomers have found that dark matter...

Hubble Space Telescope Sights Galaxy’s Celestial Sequins

Hubble Space Telescope Sights Galaxy’s Celestial Sequins, This smattering of celestial sequins is a spiral galaxy named NGC 4455, located in the northern constellation...

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