Astronomy

IMaX, an instrument developed in Spain, analyses in detail the ...

Astronomy
The Astrophysical Journal, based in the US, published a supplement of seventeen articles detailing the results of the Sunrise mission, ...

ALMA Observes Birth Cry of a Massive Baby Star

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An international research team used the Atacama Large Millimeter-submillimeter Array (ALMA) to determine how the enigmatic gas flow from a ...

Hubble applauds waltzing dwarfs

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This seemingly unspectacular series of dots with varying distances between them actually shows the slow waltz of two brown dwarfs. ...

Jackpot! Cosmic magnifying-glass effect captures universe’s brightest galaxies

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The galaxy images, magnified through a phenomenon called gravitational lensing, reveal a tangled web of misshapen objects punctuated by exotic ...

ALMA Returns to Boomerang Nebula

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An ancient red giant star in the throes of a frigid death has produced the coldest known object in the ...

New ‘styrofoam’ planet provides tools in search for habitable planets

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Fifth-graders making styrofoam solar system models may have the right idea. Researchers at Lehigh University have discovered a new planet ...

Hubble catches a galaxy duo by the ‘hare’

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This image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope shows the unusual galaxy IRAS 06076-2139, found in the constellation Lepus (The ...

Feeding a Baby Star with a Dusty Hamburger

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An international research team, led by Chin-Fei Lee in Academia Sinica Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics (ASIAA, Taiwan), has made ...

ALMA Investigates ‘DeeDee,’ a Distant, Dim Member of Our Solar ...

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Using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), astronomers have revealed extraordinary details about a recently discovered far-flung member of our ...

Hubble spots auroras on Uranus

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Ever since Voyager 2 beamed home spectacular images of the planets in the 1980s, planet-lovers have been hooked on auroras ...