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Astronomers Produce Largest 3D Catalog of Galaxies

A team of astronomers at the University of Hawaiʻi at the Mānoa Institute for Astronomy (IfA) has produced the world’s largest three-dimensional astronomical imaging...

Chronicling Spitzer Space Telescope Legacy

To understand the significance of the Spitzer Space Telescope on the understanding of our Solar System, think of what the steam engine meant for...

Webb Telescope Will Study Jupiter, Its Rings, and 2 Intriguing Moons

Jupiter, named for the king of the ancient Roman gods, commands its own mini-version of our solar system of circling satellites; their movements convinced...

Stunning Space Butterfly Captured by ESO Telescope

Resembling a butterfly with its symmetrical structure, beautiful colors, and intricate patterns, this striking bubble of gas — known as NGC 2899 — appears...

Secret Life of Lithium in Sun-like Stars: Created, Not Just Destroyed

Lithium is becoming common in our everyday lives. It is the key ingredient in the batteries of our mobile phones and electric vehicles, but...

Hubble Makes Surprising Find in the Early Universe

New results from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope suggest the formation of the first stars and galaxies in the early Universe took place sooner...

China’s Survey Telescope Due to Be Built by 2022

Chinese scientists are building the world's most powerful widefield survey telescope of its class in the northern hemisphere near the "Mars Camp" in Qinghai...

Hubble Finds Best Evidence for Elusive Mid-Sized Black Hole

Astronomers have found the best evidence for the perpetrator of a cosmic homicide: a black hole of an elusive class known as "intermediate-mass," which...

ESO Telescope Sees Surface of Dim Betelgeuse

Using ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT), astronomers have captured the unprecedented dimming of Betelgeuse, a red supergiant star in the constellation of Orion. The...

NSF’s Newest Solar Telescope Produces First Images

Just released first images from the National Science Foundation’s Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope reveal unprecedented detail of the Sun’s surface and preview the...

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