30 Jan , 2018 by Matt Williams
A new animation released by NASA’s Earth Observatory illustrates how ongoing drought is diminishing Cape Town’s water supply.
Thanks to the efforts of an amateur astronomer, the star cluster that was recently revealed by Gaia mission is now visible for all to see!
Astronomy, milky way, Radio Astronomy
29 Jan , 2018 by Evan Gough
A new radio wave map of the Milky Way Galaxy is our most detailed yet and will be the basis for further study of the Milky Way for years to come.
Astronomy, Eclipse, Eclipses, Observing, Skywatching
26 Jan , 2018 by David Dickinson
Can you feel the tremor in the Force? Early next Wednesday morning internet astro-memes collide, in one of the big ticket sky events of the year, with a total lunar eclipse dubbed as – get ready — a Super Blue Blood Moon eclipse.
Astronomy, Extrasolar Planets, Observatories, Stars
25 Jan , 2018 by Matt Williams
The Exoplanets in Transits and their Atmospheres (ExTrA), just went online and is now searching for exoplanets around red dwarf stars!
Astronomy, Brown Dwarf, Gas Giants
25 Jan , 2018 by Evan Gough
Astronomers have debated which objects are gas giants like Jupiter, and which are more correctly called brown dwarfs. A new study aims to end that debate.
Astronomy, ESO, Stellar Evolution
24 Jan , 2018 by Matt Williams
Using the ESO’s Very Large Telescope Interferometer, an international team of astronomers has created the first detailed images of another star’s surface.
Astronomy, Extrasolar Planets
22 Jan , 2018 by Matt Williams
According to a new study by a team from Columbia University, the upcoming super telescopes might be able to detect mountains and other features on exoplanets
Astronomy, Gravitational Waves
Contrary to what was expected, a team of astronomers has discovered that kilonova event has been brightening ever since it first appeared
Astronomy, Black Holes, ESO
19 Jan , 2018 by Matt Williams
An international team of astronomers recently made the first-ever observation of a black hole in a nearby globular cluster
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