Astronomy

A laser from a space ant

Astronomy
An international team of astronomers have discovered an unusual laser emission that suggests the presence of a ...

May the forest be with you: GEDI moves toward launch ...

Astronomy
A first-of-its-kind laser instrument designed to map the world’s forests in 3-D is moving toward an earlier ...

Hubble detects helium in the atmosphere of an exoplanet for ...

Astronomy
  Astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have detected helium in the atmosphere of the exoplanet ...

Hubble catches a colossal cluster

Astronomy
This NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image shows a massive galaxy cluster glowing brightly in the darkness. Despite ...

From car engines to exoplanets

Astronomy
  Chemical models developed to help limit the emission of pollutants by car engines are being used ...

Is there life adrift in the clouds of Venus?

Astronomy
  MADISON, Wis. — In the search for extraterrestrial life, scientists have turned over all sorts of ...

Solving the Dark Energy Mystery: A New Assignment for a ...

Astronomy
Forty-five years ago this month, a telescope tucked inside a 14-story, 500-ton dome atop a mile-high peak ...

Artificially lit surfaces on Earth increase more than 2% per ...

Astronomy
Concerns about light pollution arose in the astronomical field as a consequence of its adverse effects on ...

CARMENES instrument finds its first exoplanet

Astronomy
The CARMENES project, promoted by a consortium of eleven German and Spanish institutions and led by the ...

Why refracting telescopes are popular

Astronomy
A good refractor is to be preferred when it comes to high-quality celestial observation, such as that ...