NASA is Planning to Shut Down One of the Great Observatories to Save Money

The US Government budget announcement in March left NASA with two billion dollars less than it asked for. The weeks…

2 months ago

JWST and Chandra Team Up for a Stunning View of Supernova Remnant Cassiopeia A

NASA's long-lived Chandra X-ray Observatory teamed up with JWST for the first time, producing this incredibly detailed image of the…

4 months ago

Enjoy the Holiday-Themed Christmas Tree Cluster

Just in time for the holidays, a new composite image of the Christmas Tree Cluster (NGC 2264) has been released.…

5 months ago

What Happens to Their Supermassive Black Holes When Galaxies Collide?

What’s better than two gigantic galaxies swirling into one another until they collide?  How about three galaxies swirling into one…

3 years ago

Carnival of Space #513

Welcome, come in to the 513th Carnival of Space! The Carnival is a community of space science and astronomy writers…

7 years ago

A Black Hole’s Record Breaking Lunch

Does a distant black hole provide a new definition of pain and suffering? The black hole, named XJ1500+0154, appears to…

7 years ago

Solar Storms Ignite Aurora On Jupiter

In 2011, a coronal mass ejection reached Jupiter and produced x-ray auroras hundreds of times brighter than Earth's auroras.

8 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – March 20, 2015: Lee Billings’ Five Billion Years of Solitude

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Special Guest: Author Lee Billings, discussing his book "Five Billion Years of Solitude"(@LeeBillings /

9 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout -March 13, 2015: Astrophysicist Katie Mack

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Special Guest: Astrophysicist Katie Mack (@AstroKatie) Guests: Ramin Skibba (@raminskibba) Charles Black (@charlesblack / Brian…

9 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – Jan 9, 2015: Andy Weir of “The Martian”

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Special Guest: Andy Weir , author of "The Martian" Andy was first hired as a programmer…

9 years ago