Astronomy

NASA’s one-year mission investigates how space affects astronauts’ functional performance

Astronomy
Adapting to the microgravity environment of space changes the way your brain interprets sensory signals, decreases muscle strength and alters ...

Hubble delivers first hints of possible water content of TRAPPIST-1 ...

Astronomy
An international team of astronomers used the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope to estimate whether there might be water on the ...

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 study of 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 the Sunrise mission, ...

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 flow from a ...

Hubble applauds waltzing dwarfs

Astronomy
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

Astronomy
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

Astronomy
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

Astronomy
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’

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