Apr 20, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Using the Advanced Camera for Surveys on the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers have taken a stunning image of the galaxy ESO 162-17. This image...

Apr 17, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A new study in the journal Science has revealed that 3 billion years after the Big Bang, elliptical galaxies still made stars on their outskirts, but no...

Apr 15, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope and the MUSE instrument on ESO’s VLT in Chile, an international group of scientists led by Dr Richard Massey...

Apr 15, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Astronomers led by Roger Griffith of the Pennsylvania State University say they have found no evidence of so-called Type III Kardashev super-civilizations...

Apr 14, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Researchers using data from the Dark Energy Camera (DEC) – an imaging device that is the primary instrument for the Dark Energy Survey – have...

Apr 13, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have obtained a remarkable new view of a distant galaxy called NGC 2865. This image shows the shell...

Apr 10, 2015 by Sci-News.com

An international team of astronomers has found that Milky Way-like galaxies underwent a stellar ‘baby boom’ in their early history, creating stars...

Apr 8, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Astronomers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) have captured stunning images of a gravitationally lensed galaxy called HATLAS...

Apr 2, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope have photographed eight unusual looped structures – ephemeral ‘ghosts’ of quasars that flickered...