Astronomy

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

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

Haumea, the most peculiar of Pluto companions, has a ring ...

Astronomy
At the ends of the Solar System, beyond the orbit of Neptune, there is a belt of ...

A light in the dark: NASA sounding rocket probes the ...

Astronomy
Though stars and galaxies fill our night sky, most of the matter in the universe resides in ...

CARMENES instrument demonstrates its ability to find Earth-like planets

Astronomy
CARMENES instrument, developed by a consortium of eleven German and Spanish institutions and coordinated by the Institute ...

The material that obscures supermassive black holes

Astronomy
Black holes appear to play a fundamental role in how galaxies evolve throughout their life during a ...