Astronomy

ALMA Observes Galaxies Embedded in Super-Halos

Astronomy
By harnessing the extreme sensitivity of the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), astronomers have directly observed a pair of Milky ...

New study maps space dust in 3-D

Astronomy
Consider that the Earth is just a giant cosmic dust bunny — a big bundle of debris amassed from exploded ...

Mars volcano, Earth’s dinosaurs went extinct about the same time

Astronomy
New NASA research reveals that the giant Martian shield volcano Arsia Mons produced one new lava flow at its summit ...

ALMA Confirms ability to see a “Cosmic Hole”

Astronomy
“Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB)” radio waves come from every direction. When CMB radio waves pass through the hot gas in ...

Protostar Blazes Bright, Reshaping Its Stellar Nursery

Astronomy
>A massive protostar, deeply nestled in its dust-filled stellar nursery, recently roared to life, shining nearly 100 times brighter than ...

Iota Orionis: Pulsating beacon of a constellation

Astronomy
MONTREAL, March 8, 2017 – Astronomers from the BRITE (BRight Target Explorer) Constellation project and Ritter Observatory have discovered a ...

P/2016 J1: an asteroid that split in two and whose ...

Astronomy
Asteroids on the main belt, situated between Mars and Jupiter, move around the Sun in quasi circular orbits, so they ...

The dawn of a new era for Supernova 1987a

AstronomyNatural Sciences
Three decades ago, astronomers spotted one of the brightest exploding stars in more than 400 years. The titanic supernova, called ...

Black hole feeding frenzy that breaks records, discovered

AstronomyNatural Sciences
DURHAM, N.H. – A giant black hole ripped apart a nearby star and then continued to feed off its remains ...

Scientists are puzzled by the solitary existence of an ice ...

Astronomy
“Imagine if there was just one volcano on all of Earth,” says Michael Sori of the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory ...