Astronomy

Uh oh, There’s a Problem With one of Webb’s Science Instruments

James Webb is currently experiencing problems with its MIRI instrument. The problem is due to increased friction in one of…

7 days ago

Should Low Earth Orbit be a protected environmental ecosystem?

An article published in Nature Astronomy makes a strong case to declare the orbital space around earth an ecologically protected…

1 week ago

Astronomers Find a Sun-like Star Orbiting a Nearby Black Hole

Using data from the Gaia Observatory, a team of astronomers has detected a Sun-like star that co-orbits with a dormant…

1 week ago

Satellites can now Measure the Thickness of Ice Sheets all Year Long

Artificial intelligence can do more than paint planets as bowls of soup. It’s now helping researchers acquire better climate change…

1 week ago

The First cry From a Brand new Baby Star

The early universe was a much different place than our own, and astronomers do not fully understand how baby stars…

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A new way to Discover Planets? Astronomers Detect an Exoplanet by Seeing its Trojan Belts

Astronomers demonstrate that you don't have to see a planet to discover it. You only need to see its Lagrange…

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The History of the Sun is Written on the Moon

If you want to learn about the history of the Sun, then look no further than the Moon. That's the…

2 weeks ago

Hubble Sees a Spiral Galaxy With a Supermassive Black Hole Feasting at its Center

In a new image, Hubble provides a breathtaking view of the intermediate spiral galaxy NGC 1961 that showcases its peculiar…

2 weeks ago

A Galaxy With Ten Times the Mass of the Milky Way is Preparing to Become a Quasar

New research by an international team of scientists has revealed new insight into how rare, dusty galaxies evolved during the…

2 weeks ago

Galactic Superwinds From Supernovae and Newly-Forming Stars Shape a Galaxy’s Early Development

Astronomers have long believed that supernovae and stellar winds drive outflows from galaxies known as superwinds. New research suggests that…

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