galaxy evolution

Subaru Telescope Reveals Orderly Massive Galaxy Evolution

Nobody likes a sloppy COSMOS (Cosmological Evolution Survey) and astronomers utilizing the Fiber-Multi-Object Spectrograph (FMOS) mounted on the Subaru Telescope…

9 years ago

Surprise! Galaxies Still Evolving in Present Universe

A giant spiral of gas dust and stars, Messier 101 spans 170,000 light-years and contains more than a trillion stars.…

10 years ago

Bright Stars Don’t Like to Be Alone

Caption: New research using data from European Southern Observatory telescopes, including the Very Large Telescope, has revealed that the hottest…

10 years ago

The Care And Feeding Of Teenage Galaxies… And By The Way, They Need Gas

[/caption] Got a teenager? Then you know the story. Go to look for your favorite bag of chips and they're…

10 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…

10 years ago

Galactic Archaeology: NGC 5907 – The Dragon Clash

[/caption] The sprawling northern constellation of Draco is home to a monumental galactic merger which left a singular spectacle -…

10 years ago

Young Star Cluster In Disintegrated Galaxy Reveals First-Ever Intermediate Mass Black Hole

[/caption] Score another first for NASA's Hubble Space Telescope! Along with observations taken with the Swift X-ray telescope, a team…

11 years ago

Deep Blue Astrophotography – Imaging Galactic Shells

[/caption] As a professional astronomy journalist, I read a lot of science papers. It hasn't been all that long ago…

11 years ago

Early Galaxy Chemistry: VLT Observes Gamma-Ray Burst

[/caption] "Shot through the heart and you're to blame..." There's nothing more powerful than a gamma-ray burst. These abrupt, mega-bright…

11 years ago

Determining The Galaxy Collision Rate

[/caption] Big galaxies... Little galaxies... But how often do they meet? Thanks to information from some of the latest Hubble…

11 years ago