Tarantula Nebula

What Was Here Before the Solar System?

The Solar System is 4.5 billion years old, but the Universe is much older. What was here before our Solar…

7 years ago

Virtual Star Party – April 26, 2014- Hangoutathon Special Edition!

This week's Virtual Star Party was a special 2-hour Saturday night version recorded as part of the Cosmoquest Hangoutathon. The…

8 years ago

Virtual Star Party – April 6, 2014: Saturn Rising

Hosts: Fraser Cain and Scott Lewis Astronomers: David Dickinson, Gary Gonella, Roy Salisbury, Sharin Ahmed, Stuart Forman, Mike Simmons and…

8 years ago

Star Clusters on a Clandestine Collision Course

Astronomers originally thought that just one massive star cluster shone brightly in a huge star forming region of the Tarantula…

10 years ago

Ambitious Survey Spots Stellar Nurseries

[/caption] ESO’s VISTA telescope has begun a new survey of the Magellanic Cloud, and this spectacular image of the Tarantula…

12 years ago

Runaway Star Needs Its Own Reality Docu-Drama

[/caption] In an astronomical version of "Biggest Loser" meets "Survivor," a heavy weight star has been kicked out of its…

12 years ago