Jul 22, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A team of astronomers – led by Dr Roberto Maiolino from the University of Cambridge, UK – has detected the most distant clouds of star-forming...

Jul 20, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers have captured an incredible image of the dwarf galaxy NGC 1140. This image shows the dwarf galaxy...

Jul 13, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A multinational team of astronomers has spotted an oversized black hole in the center of a typical star-forming galaxy, called CID-947. This illustration...

Jul 10, 2015 by Sci-News.com

The Advanced Camera for Surveys on the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has produced this beautiful image of the galaxy ESO 381-12. This Hubble image shows...

Jul 8, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Astronomers at the University of Hertfordshire in Hatfield, UK, have taught a machine to automatically recognize and classify galaxies in astronomical...

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...

Jun 11, 2015 by Sci-News.com

The sharp-eyed Wide Field Camera 3 aboard the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured the most detailed image yet of a galaxy called NGC 6503. This...

Jun 8, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Astronomers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) radio telescope in Chile have captured detailed images of the gravitationally...

Jun 8, 2015 by Sci-News.com

The Advanced Camera for Surveys on the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has taken an image of the dwarf irregular galaxy PGC 18431. This image shows the...

Jun 1, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have photographed an unusual galaxy called Messier 84. This image of Messier 84 does not show the...

May 29, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A new study, accepted for publication in the Astrophysical Journal (arXiv.org preprint), finds a link between the presence of supermassive black holes...

May 21, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Astronomers using NASA’s Wide-Field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) have discovered the most luminous galaxy ever found. This artist’s concept depicts...