galaxies

Galactic Photobombing

This image, taken by the Hubble Space Telescope, appears to show two spiral galaxies colliding. In fact, they are just…

3 weeks ago

Here’s the Largest Image JWST Has Taken So Far

A team of scientists using the James Webb Space Telescope have just released the largest image taken by the telescope…

2 months ago

The Earliest Galaxies Rotated Slowly, Revving up Over Billions of Years

A team of astronomers have used the ALMA telescope to find a slowly-rotating galaxy in the early universe. That galaxy…

3 months ago

Hubble Finds a Bunch of Galaxies That Webb Should Check out

The Universe is full of massive galaxies like ours, but astronomers don't fully understand how they grew and evolved. They…

4 months ago

Gaze Into the Heart of a Grand Spiral Galaxy

Here’s Hubble doing what Hubble does best. Some of the Hubble Space Telescope’s most famous and stunning images are of…

4 months ago

Part of the Milky Way Is Much Older Than Previously Believed

The Milky Way is older than astronomers thought, or part of it is. A newly-published study shows that part of…

6 months ago

New Photos Show a Black Hole Blasting out Powerful Winds

Pictures of galaxies never cease to amaze, and astronomers are consistently coming up with new ones that provide a different…

8 months ago

Missing Mass? Not on our Watch—Dr. Paul Sutter Explains Dark Matter

In the first episode of a new series with ArsTechnica - Edge of Knowledge - Dr. Paul Sutter explains the…

8 months ago

Nancy Grace Roman Telescope Will do its Own, Wide-Angle Version of the Hubble Deep Field

Remember the Hubble Space Telescope's Deep Field and Ultra-Deep Field images? Those images showed everyone that what appears to be…

9 months ago