galaxy clusters

Are Little Blue Dots in the Hubble Frontier Fields Precursors to Globular Clusters?

Using data from the Hubble Frontier Fields program, a team of astronomers has produced a study that indicates how globular…

5 years ago

A Snapshot of a Galactic Crash

Some galaxies shine with a red ghostly glow. Once these galaxies stop forming new stars, they can only host long-lived…

8 years ago

Hubble Spots the Ghostly Light From Dead Galaxies

In a patch of sky 3.5 billion light-years away there are hazy elliptical galaxies, colorful spirals, blue arcs and distorted…

8 years ago

Speca – An Intriguing Look Into The Beginning Of A Black Hole Jet

[/caption] Its name is SPECA - a Spiral-host Episodic radio galaxy tracing Cluster Accretion. That's certainly a mouthful of words…

11 years ago

FourStar Service: Red Galaxy Cluster Hides In Plain Sight

[/caption] Located some 10.5 billion light years away in the general direction of the constellation of Leo, the most distant…

11 years ago

Hubble Captures Giant Lensed Galaxy Arc

[/caption] Less than a year ago, the Hubble Space Telescope's Wide Field Camera 3 captured an amazing image - a…

11 years ago

Emerging Supermassive Black Holes Choke Star Formation

[/caption] Located on the Chajnantor plateau in the foothills of the Chilean Andes, ESO's APEX telescope has been busy looking…

11 years ago

Pinning The Tails On Galaxy Clusters

[/caption] When it comes to understanding how galaxies behave both inside and outside of galaxy clusters, it would seem that…

11 years ago

New Dark Matter Census – The Hubble Survey

[/caption] Way off in the constellation of Virgo, galaxy cluster MACS J1206.2-0847 -or MACS 1206 for short - is making…

11 years ago

Bending The Rules – Exploring Gravitational Redshift

[/caption] Hey. We're all aware of Einstein's theories and how gravity affects light. We know it was proved during a…

11 years ago