Infrared Astronomy

Webb Turns its Infrared Gaze on Mars

The first Webb images of Mars were just released by the ESA, revealing spectra from the planet's atmosphere and what…

2 weeks ago

The Youngest Exoplanet Ever Seen?

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

2 months ago

Now, We can Finally Compare Webb to Other Infrared Observatories

The images released by the James Webb Space Telescope team last week aren’t officially ‘first light’ images from the new…

5 months ago

Webb Has Almost Reached its Final, Coldest Temperature

  Launched on December 25, 2021 from ESA's launch site in Kourou, French Guiana aboard an Ariane 5 rocket, the…

5 months ago

NASA's Upcoming SPHEREx Mission Will map the Entire Universe in Infrared Every 6 Months

The JWST will only capture a small portion of the infrared sky. To see more, we need a satellite like…

6 months ago

James Webb Unfolds Sunshield

It’s almost time. Soon the James Webb Space Telescope will be on its way to the Sun/Earth L2 Lagrange point…

2 years ago

NASA Announces the Discovery of Water in the Sunlit Parts of the Moon

A new study, based on SOFIA data, has found that water can exist in sunlit areas on the Moon, not…

2 years ago

We’re Made of Starstuff. Especially From Extremely Massive Stars

A new study shows how massive young stars create the kind of organic molecules that are necessary for life. A…

2 years ago

This is the Final Picture NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope

NASA has just released a mosaic of the California Nebula, which was created from the final images snapped by the…

2 years ago

How Did the TRAPPIST-1 Planets Get Their Water?

A new study by an international team of astronomers raises questions about the existence of debris belts around red dwarf…

2 years ago