Aug 27, 2015 by Sci-News.com

An international team of astrophysicists and astronomers, led by Dr Youjun Lu of the National Astronomical Observatories of China, has found a supermassive...

Aug 17, 2015 by Sci-News.com

An international team of astronomers announced yesterday the discovery of the closest collisional ring galaxy to our Milky Way. This image shows a collisional...

Aug 11, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A group of astronomers studying more than 221,000 galaxies has measured the energy generated within a large portion of space more precisely than ever before,...

Aug 10, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Known by its catalog name, EGSY-2008532660 (EGSY8p7 for short), the galaxy is so far away that light from it now reaching ground-based telescopes shows...

Aug 10, 2015 by Sci-News.com

The Advanced Camera for Surveys and the Wide Field and Planetary Camera 2 on the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have captured this image of part of an...

Aug 7, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Astronomers using the Palomar Cosmic Web Imager have discovered a giant protogalaxy 10 billion light-years away, and found that it is connected to a filament...

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...