Cygnus X

A Giant Gamma-Ray Bubble is a Source of Extreme Cosmic Rays

Gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) are one of the most powerful phenomena in the Universe and something that astronomers have been studying…

3 months ago

Speedrunning Star Formation in the Cygnus X Region

Stars are born in molecular clouds, massive clouds of hydrogen that can contain millions of stellar masses of material. But…

1 year ago

Herschel Telescope Peers into the Glow of Cygnus X

[/caption] In infrared, Cygnus-X is a glowing star nursery, and the Herschel space observatory has captured this beautiful new view…

12 years ago

Cooking Up Stars In Cygnus X

[/caption] Thanks to the incredible infra-red imagery of NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope, we're able to take a look into a…

12 years ago

Cygnus X – A Cosmic-ray Cocoon

[/caption] Situated about 4,500 light-years away in the constellation of Cygnus is a veritable star factory called Cygnus X... one…

13 years ago