Deep Space
Astronomers Peer Deep into Turbulent Atmosphere of Jupiter  SCI-NEWS.COM · 6 hours
An international team of astronomers has managed to peer deep into the Jovian atmosphere using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array... more
Physicists Determine Maximum Possible Mass for Lightest Neutrino  SCI-NEWS.COM · 9 hours
Using data from the large scale structure of galaxies, the Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB), Type Ia supernovae, and Big Bang... more
Q&A: Scientist models exoplanet's atmosphere  PHYS.ORG · 13 hours
In the search for life beyond our galaxy, many scientists have their eyes turned toward orbs like Earth: rocky planets. So after the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) detected a rocky planet slightly larger than Earth last fall,... more
Images from the surface of asteroid Ryugu show rocks similar to carbonaceous chondrite meteorites  Science Magazine · 1 day
The near-Earth asteroid (162173) Ryugu is a 900-m-diameter dark object expected to contain primordial material from the solar nebula. The... more
New Type of Supernova Totally Annihilates Its Parent Star  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 day
Astronomers have announced the discovery of the most massive star ever known to be destroyed by a supernova... more
Astronomers Trained AI to find Ancient Galaxy Collisions from the Early Universe  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 days
There are bright lights all over the universe where galaxies are smashing together. And now astronomers have a new way to find them. more
Optus partners with smallsat startup Myriota on Australian IoT service  SPACE NEWS · 3 days
Australia’s largest satellite operator Optus said Aug. 19 it will jointly pursue business connecting sensors and... more
Stardust in the Antarctic snow  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
The rare isotope iron-60 is created in massive stellar explosions. Only a very small amount of this isotope reaches the earth from distant stars. Now, a research team has discovered iron-60 in Antarctic snow for the first time.... more
Scientists Find Interstellar Iron in Antarctic Snow  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 days
A team of researchers from Germany, Austria and Australia has found traces of the radioactive isotope iron-60 — the tell-tale signature of... more
New planet discovered in orbit of young Milky Way star  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
A second planet has been discovered circling Beta Pictoris, a fledgling star in our own galaxy offering astronomers a rare glimpse of a planetary system in the making,... more
'UFOs' Are Flying Out from Supermassive Black Holes and Reshaping Galaxies  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 days
These jets of matter act like snowplows that shove gas around inside galaxies. And for the first time astronomers have spotted it happening. more
Hubble Spots Bipolar Planetary Nebula  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 days
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has delivered an unrivalled snapshot of the bipolar (two-lobed) planetary nebula NGC 2371/2. NGC 2371/2 is located approximately 4,300 light-years away... more
Spotting merging galaxies  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Over 30 years ago, the Infrared Astronomy Satellite discovered that the universe contained many extremely luminous galaxies, some more than a thousand times brighter than our own Milky Way, but which are practically invisible at optical wavelengths. These galaxies are... more
Astronomers Spot Massive Star-Forming Galaxies in Early Universe  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
Using data from multiple space- and ground-based telescopes, an international team of astronomers has discovered 39 massive star-forming galaxies at... more
Why do different cultures see such similar meanings in the constellations?  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Almost every person throughout the existence of humankind has looked up at the night sky and seen more than just a random scattering of light. Constellations... more
NASA selects proposals to demonstrate smallSat technologies to study interplanetary space  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
NASA has selected two proposals to demonstrate small satellite technologies to improve science observations in deep space, which could help NASA develop better models to predict... more
Total annihilation for supermassive stars  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
A renegade star exploding in a distant galaxy has forced astronomers to set aside decades of research and focus on a new breed of supernova that can utterly annihilate its parent star—leaving no remnant behind. The signature event,... more
Stellar evolution in real time detected in the old star T Ursae Minoris  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
An international team of astronomers succeeded in detecting signs of aging in the red supergiant star T UMi. The star in the... more
Astronomers just quintupled the number of known repeating fast radio bursts  SCIENCE-NEWS · 1 week
A Canadian telescope spotted eight more repeating fast radio bursts. What causes these cryptic flashes of radio waves from deep space remains unclear. more
Automated observing network inaugurated at SOAR telescope  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Supernovae, neutron star mergers, black holes at the center of galaxies, erupting young stars—these are all examples of objects in the night sky that change their brightness over time. In the coming years, astronomers... more
NASA selects proposals to further study the fundamental nature of space  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
NASA has selected two proposals for concept studies that could help us better understand the fundamental nature of space and how it changes in response to... more
Finding a cosmic fog within shattered intergalactic pancakes  nanowerk · 1 week
In a new study, researchers report on the most detailed simulation ever of a large patch of the intergalactic medium (IGM). For the first time, they were able to see how cold,... more
Finding a cosmic fog within shattered intergalactic pancakes  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
To understand the most ordinary matter in the universe—and the extraordinary things that happen to it—a Yale-led team of astronomers took a deep dive into the cosmic fog. more
Finding a cosmic fog within shattered intergalactic pancakes  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
In a new study, researchers report on the most detailed simulation ever of a large patch of the intergalactic medium (IGM). For the first time, they were able to see how cold,... more
Spitzer Spots Perfect Edge-On Galaxy: NGC 5866  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
NASA has released a stunning infrared image taken by the agency’s Spitzer Space Telescope of a lenticular galaxy called NGC 5866. NGC... more
NASA's Spitzer spies a perfectly sideways galaxy  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
This image from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope might look like a lightsaber floating in space, but it's actually an entire galaxy viewed on its side. more
Hubble Captures Beautiful Planetary Nebula Image  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has produced a stunning image of NGC 2022, a vast orb of gas in space, cast off by an... more
Fundamental changes ahead as ground systems prepare for constellations, 5G  SPACE NEWS · 2 weeks
The ground systems business has changed dramatically in recent years thanks to a massive increase in... more
Virtual 'universe machine' sheds light on galaxy evolution  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
How do galaxies such as our Milky Way come into existence? How do they grow and change over time? The science behind galaxy formation has remained a puzzle for decades, but a... more
Virtual 'universe machine' sheds light on galaxy evolution  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
By creating millions of virtual universes and comparing them to observations of actual galaxies, researchers have made discoveries that present a powerful new approach for studying galaxy formation. more
ALMA Dives into Black Hole’s ‘Sphere of Influence’  ASTRO WATCH · 2 weeks
What happens inside a black hole stays inside a black hole, but what happens inside a black hole's "sphere of... more
VST Captures a Celestial Gull in Flight  ASTRO WATCH · 2 weeks
Colorful and wispy, this intriguing collection of objects is known as the Seagull Nebula, named for its resemblance to a gull in... more
Famous 'X-Shaped' Galaxy Isn't Actually X-Shaped  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
There's a galaxy not too far from our own that astronomers were very sure was shaped like an X, at least from the perspective of radio telescopes. But a new, clearer radio telescope image shows that... more
Revealing Quasars’ True Colors  ASTRO WATCH · 2 weeks
Astronomers have identified a rare moment in the life of some of the universe's most energetic objects. Quasars were first observed 60 years ago, but their origins still... more
Astronomers Discover Vast Ancient Galaxies, Which Could Shed Light on Dark Matter  ASTRO WATCH · 2 weeks
Astronomers used the combined power of multiple astronomical observatories around the world and in space to discover a treasure-trove of previously unknown ancient massive... more
Virgin Orbit offers vision of responsive smallsat constellation launch  SPACE NEWS · 2 weeks
As Virgin Orbit prepares to attempt its first orbital launch later this year, the company is offering a... more
ALMA Determines Mass of Supermassive Black Hole in NGC 3258  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Astronomers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) have observed the dynamical sphere of influence of... more
U.S. military is eager to take advantage of smallsats at scale if price is right  SPACE NEWS · 2 weeks
The U.S. military is eager to take advantage of small satellite constellations if the technology proves it can... more
ESO’s VLT Survey Telescope Observes Seagull Nebula  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
The VLT Survey Telescope (VST), a large telescope at ESO’s Paranal Observatory, has taken a brilliant picture of the Seagull Nebula, which... more
Astronomers investigate AGN jet in the Messier 87 galaxy  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Astronomers have taken a closer look at the relatively nearby Messier 87 (or M87) galaxy to investigate the jet of its active galactic nucleus (AGN). The new research, described in... more
NOAA seeks to “kick the tires” on new instruments, mission concepts  SPACE NEWS · 2 weeks
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration plans to conduct technology demonstrations and pathfinder projects... more
Researchers investigate how deep space travel could affect the brain  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Exposure to chronic, low dose radiation — the conditions present in deep space — causes neural and behavioral impairments in mice, researchers report in eNeuro. more
A long time ago, galaxies far, far away  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Astronomers used the combined power of multiple astronomical observatories around the world and in space to discover a treasure-trove of previously unknown ancient massive galaxies. This is the first multiple discovery of... more
Origin of alkylphosphonic acids in the interstellar medium  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
For decades, the source of phosphorus incorporated into Earth’s first organisms has remained a fundamental, unsolved puzzle. Although contemporary biomolecules incorporate P(+V) in their phosphate moieties, the limited bioavailability of phosphates led... more
Vast ancient galaxies discovered  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Astronomers used the combined power of multiple astronomical observatories around the world and in space to discover a treasure-trove of previously unknown ancient massive galaxies. This is the first multiple discovery of its kind and such an abundance of this... more
Astronomers discover vast ancient galaxies, which could shed light on dark matter  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Astronomers have used the combined power of multiple astronomical observatories around the world and in space to discover a treasure trove of previously unknown... more
Giant, active galaxies from the early universe may have finally been found  SCIENCE-NEWS · 2 weeks
Overlooked galaxies from when the universe was younger than 2 billion years old could be the ancestors of other ancient and modern monster galaxies. more
Anatomy of a cosmic seagull  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Colourful and wispy, this intriguing collection of objects is known as the Seagull Nebula, named for its resemblance to a gull in flight. Made up of dust, hydrogen, helium and traces of heavier elements, this region is the... more
ALMA dives into black hole's 'sphere of influence'  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
What happens inside a black hole stays inside a black hole, but what happens inside a black hole's "sphere of influence"—the innermost region of a galaxy where a black hole's gravity is... more
ALMA dives into black hole's 'sphere of influence'  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
ALMA has made the most precise measurements of cold gas swirling around a supermassive black hole -- the cosmic behemoth at the center of the giant elliptical galaxy NGC 3258. more
Astronomers reveal true colours of evolving galactic beasts  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Astronomers have spotted what they suggest is a 'brief transition phase in the development of these galactic giants that could shed light on how quasars and their host galaxies evolve. more
Astronomers reveal true colors of evolving galactic beasts  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Astronomers have identified a rare moment in the life of some of the universe's most energetic objects. Quasars were first observed 60 years ago, but their origins still remain a mystery. Now... more
Astronomers identify dozens of new Beta Cephei stars  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Using the Kilodegree Extremely Little Telescope (KELT), astronomers have detected 86 new Beta Cephei (β Cep) stars in the Milky Way galaxy. The discovery, detailed in a paper published July 26 on... more
Astrophysical shock phenomena reproduced in the laboratory  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Vast interstellar events where clouds of charged matter hurtle into each other and spew out high-energy particles have now been reproduced in the lab with high fidelity. The work, by MIT researchers and an... more
Astrophysical shock phenomena reproduced in the laboratory  MIT · 2 weeks
Lab-scale experiment could help scientists understand interstellar and galactic-scale smashups. more
EDRS-C successfully launched  ESA · 2 weeks
The second satellite to join the constellation that forms the European Data Relay System (EDRS) has been successfully launched. The satellite was launched on board an Ariane 5 from Europe’s... more
Scientists resolve the nature of powerful cosmic objects  nanowerk · 2 weeks
At the center of certain galaxies are objects of such tremendous brightness they outshine the rest of their galaxy by four orders of magnitude. Our understanding of these active galactic nuclei has... more
Hawkeye 360 raises $70 million Series B financing  SPACE NEWS · 2 weeks
Hawkeye 360, a company building a constellation of radio frequency data satellites, raised $70 million in Series B financing, the... more
Analysis | Are smallsats entering the maturity stage?  SPACE NEWS · 2 weeks
The smallsat market, still rife with uncertainty, is at the beginning of an explosive growth cycle as large scale, expensive... more
Space travel might fry your brain, causing permanent learning and memory problems  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
During the course of a deep space mission, astronauts are routinely in various degrees of peril. Depending on which Hollywood sci-fi thrillers you choose,... more
Capella plans to speed up tasking with Addvalue Data Relay  SPACE NEWS · 2 weeks
Capella Space, a company building a constellation of radar satellites, announced an agreement Aug. 5 to... more
How Deep Space Travel Could Affect the Brain  ASTRO WATCH · 2 weeks
Exposure to chronic, low dose radiation -- the conditions present in deep space -- causes neural and behavioral impairments in... more
How deep space travel could affect the brain  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Exposure to chronic, low dose radiation -- the conditions present in deep space -- causes neural and behavioral impairments in mice, researchers report. These results highlight the pressing need to develop safety... more
Ultramassive Black Hole Found in Elliptical Galaxy Holmberg 15A  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 weeks
Astronomers using ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT) have discovered an enormous black hole at the center of Holmberg... more
Op-ed | Two more rules for building a megaconstellation  SPACE NEWS · 3 weeks
While the concept of constellation is not new, the challenges connected to operating hundreds of spacecraft at the... more
Looking for warm dark matter  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
In the last century, astronomers studying the motions of galaxies and the character of the cosmic microwave background radiation came to realize that most of the matter in the universe was not visible. About 84% of the matter... more
No 'Guardian of the Galaxy': trapped US raccoon goes viral  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
He may lack the poise of "Guardians of the Galaxy" superhero Rocket Raccoon but this fur-tive little adventurer is becoming an internet star in his own right after... more
Astronomers Discover Milky Way’s Most Iron-Poor Star  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 weeks
SMSS J160540.18-144323.1, an ultra-metal-poor red giant star located in the halo of the Milky Way, on the other side of the Galaxy... more
Astronomers Create New 3D Map of Milky Way Galaxy  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 weeks
By measuring the distance from the Sun to thousands of classical Cepheid stars and the associated young stellar... more
Image: Hubble traces a galaxy's outer reaches  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Believe it or not, this long, luminous streak, speckled with bright blisters and pockets of material, is a spiral galaxy like our Milky Way. But how could that be?  more
A 3-D model of the Milky Way Galaxy using data from Cepheids  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A team of researchers at the University of Warsaw has created the most accurate 3-D model of the Milky Way Galaxy to date. In... more
New 3D Map of the Milky Way Shows Our Galaxy's Heart Is Totally Twisted  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 weeks
Researchers have mapped the Milky Way in unprecedented detail using data from thousands of giant, pulsating stars. more
A three-dimensional map of the Milky Way using classical Cepheid variable stars  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
The Milky Way is a barred spiral galaxy, with physical properties inferred from various tracers informed by the extrapolation of structures seen in other... more
ESA evaluates data from Iceye, Planet and Spire Global  SPACE NEWS · 3 weeks
The European Space Agency announced plans July 29 to evaluate data from Iceye’s radar satellite constellation, Planet’s electro... more
ESO Astronomers Capture Stunning Image of Centaurus A Galaxy  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 weeks
Astronomers using robotic telescopes at ESO’s newest planet-hunting SPECULOOS (Search for habitable Planets EClipsing ULtra-cOOl Stars) Observatory in... more
Radio halo detected in the galaxy cluster PSZ2 G099.86+58.45  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Using the LOw Frequency ARray (LOFAR), astronomers have probed PSZ2 G099.86+58.45, one of the densest cluster of galaxies known to date. The study revealed the presence of a radio halo... more
This Bizarre Ancient Sea Monster Looked Like the Millennium Falcon  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 weeks
A long time ago, in a galaxy not at all far away, a carnivore with an uncanny resemblance to the Millennium Falcon from "Star Wars" scuttled through the... more
EDRS-C mated with launcher  ESA · 3 weeks
The second satellite to join the constellation that forms the European Data Relay System (EDRS) has been mated with its launch vehicle. more
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