Jul 6, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Using NASA’s Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR) space observatory, astronomers have detected X-rays from five supermassive black holes previously...

Jul 6, 2015 by Sci-News.com

The subject of this Hubble image is LEDA 89996, a spiral galaxy located in the constellation Dorado (Swordfish). This image shows the Milky Way-like spiral...

Jun 29, 2015 by Sci-News.com

The Advanced Camera for Surveys (or ACS), one of the Hubble Space Telescope’s advanced instruments, has taken a spectacularly detailed image of a galaxy...

Jun 25, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A giant elliptical galaxy called Messier 87 merged with a medium-sized spiral galaxy in the last billion years, according to a comprehensive study of 300...

Jun 23, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A group of astronomers, led by Dr Jin Koda of the Stony Brook University, has discovered 854 ultra-diffuse galaxies (UDGs) in the Coma cluster using images...

Jun 19, 2015 by Sci-News.com

This beautiful image from the Wide Field Planetary Camera 2 aboard the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope shows four (NGC 839, NGC 838, NGC 835, and NGC 833)...

Jun 18, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Astronomers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array, or ALMA, a network of several dozen radio dishes located in the high-elevation desert...

Jun 17, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A group of astronomers headed by Dr David Sobral from the University of Lisbon, Portugal, has discovered by far the brightest galaxy yet found in the early...

Jun 15, 2015 by Sci-News.com

The Advanced Camera for Surveys (ACS) on the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured a striking new photo of a dwarf galaxy called UGC 11411. This...