Astronomy

Here’s a Sneak Preview of What It’ll Look Like When the Milky Way and Andromeda Galaxies Collide

When big spiral galaxies collide, they don't end up as one really big spiral. Instead, they create a humongous elliptical…

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The Youngest Exoplanet Ever Seen?

Using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) have observed what could be the youngest exoplanet ever detected!

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SpaceX Super Heavy Fires Just one of its Engines. Imagine What it’ll be Like When it Fires all 33

Musk just tweeted an image of the BN7 Super Heavy Booster successfully conducting a static fire test!

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Astronomers List 88 Distant Galaxies They Want to Look at With JWST. Some Are Less Than 200 Million Years Old.

Way back in the earliest ages of the universe, the first galaxies were born. Astronomers want to know more about…

3 days ago

Dwarf Galaxies Found Without Influence From Dark Matter

Ask astronomers about dark matter and one of the things they talk about is that this invisible, mysterious "stuff" permeates…

5 days ago

I Asked an AI to Dream the Solar System as Food

As soon as I saw these new artificial intelligence image creation tools, like DALL-E, I wanted to see how well…

6 days ago

Did you Want More Scientific Information About the First set of Images From JWST? Fill Your Boots

A new paper describes all the science that went into the James Webb Early Release Observations (ERO).

1 week ago

An Interstellar Meteor Struck the Earth in 2014, and now Scientists Want to Search for it at the Bottom of the Ocean

Back in 2014, an object crashed into the ocean just off the coast of Papua New Guinea. Data collected at…

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JWST Turns Its Gaze on the Cartwheel Galaxy

The Cartwheel Galaxy, also known as ESO 350-40, is one disturbed-looking piece of cosmic real estate. To look at it…

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K2 PanSTARRS Still a Fine Binocular Comet Through late 2022

A long anticipated comet puts on its best show through the end of 2022.

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