submillimeter astronomy

Astronomers See Carbon-Rich Nebulae Where Planets are Forming

Understanding the birth of a planet is a challenging puzzle. We know that planets form inside clouds of gas and…

3 months ago

The Most Distant Massive Galaxy Observed to Date Provides Insight into the Early Universe

A team of international astronomers have just observed the most distant massive galaxy to date, providing clues to galaxy formation…

4 years ago

Greedy Galaxies Gobbled Gas, Stalling Star Formation Billions Of Years Ago

Like millionaires that burn through their cash too quickly, astronomers have found one factor behind why compact elliptical galaxies stopped…

8 years ago

ALMA Now a Full-Fledged Observatory

Today, in a remote part of the Chilean Andes, the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), was inaugurated at an official…

9 years ago

Stunning Science Using Nature’s Telescope

[/caption] Einstein started it all, back in 1915. Eddington picked up the ball and ran with it, in 1919. And…

12 years ago

Youngsters Caught Gorging – on Gas

[/caption] Galaxies long, long ago were very fecund; they gave birth to stars at a rate at least ten times…

12 years ago