Astronomy

First light for MEGARA instrument on the Gran Telescopio Canarias

Astronomy
The first light for MEGARA, the new instrument on the Gran Telescopio Canarias (GTC), will allow the ...

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 ...

ALMA Observes Birth Cry of a Massive Baby Star

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

Hubble applauds waltzing dwarfs

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

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

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

ALMA Returns to Boomerang Nebula

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

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

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

Hubble catches a galaxy duo by the ‘hare’

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

Feeding a Baby Star with a Dusty Hamburger

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

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

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