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Astronomers Measure Precise Rotation Pattern of Sun-Like Stars

Researchers at NYU Abu Dhabi reveal that sun-like stars rotate up to two and a half times faster at the…

Gaia Mission Helps Improve Classification Scheme for Exoplanet Sizes

There are about 4433 exoplanets in the latest catalogs. Their radii have generally been measured by knowing the radius of…

XMM-Newton Observes Matter Falling Into a Black Hole

A UK team of astronomers report the first detection of matter falling into a black hole at 30% of the…

Gaia Satellite Detects a Shake in the Milky Way

A team led by researchers from the Institute of Cosmos Sciences of the University of Barcelona (ICCUB, UB-IEEC) and the…

Revealing First Light Data from Parker Solar Probe

Just over a month into its mission, Parker Solar Probe has returned first-light data from each of its four instrument…

The Hardest Known Substance in the Universe – Nuclear Pasta

A team of scientists has calculated the strength of the material deep inside the crust of neutron stars and found…

Looking Back in Time to Watch Massive Black Hole Formation

Black holes form when stars die, allowing the matter in them to collapse into an extremely dense object from which…

Hubble Detects Never-Before-Seen Features Around a Neutron Star

An unusual infrared light emission from a nearby neutron star detected by NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope could indicate new features…

Large and Small Magellanic Clouds May Have Had a Third Companion

Astronomers believe two of the closest galaxies to the Milky Way—the Large and Small Magellanic Clouds—may have had a third…

First Tess Images in Hunt to Find Planets Beyond Our Solar System

NASA’s newest planet hunter, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), is now providing valuable data to help scientists discover and…

Hubble Image of the Week – The Impressive Coma Cluster

In the northern constellation of Coma Berenices (Berenice's Hair) lies the impressive Coma Cluster — a structure of over a thousand…

Chandra Detects Diskless Young Stars in Serpens South Cluster

Stars frequently form in crowded environments. By combining the resources of multi-wavelength missions like Chandra in the X-ray and Spitzer…

Astronomers Reveal Some of the Earliest Galaxies in the Universe

Astronomers from Durham University and the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) have found evidence that the faintest satellite galaxies orbiting…

Juno Views Elusive ‘Brown Barge’ in Jupiter’s South Equatorial Belt

A long, brown oval known as a "brown barge" in Jupiter's South Equatorial Belt is captured in this color-enhanced image…

New Hubble Project Provides Improved View of the Galaxy Cluster Abell 370

The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has started a new mission to shed light on the evolution of the earliest galaxies…

Very Long Baseline Array Measures Asteroid’s Occultation

In an unusual observation, astronomers used the National Science Foundation’s Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA) to study the effects on…

Five Hazards of Human Spaceflight

A human journey to Mars, at first glance, offers an inexhaustible amount of complexities. To bring a mission to the…

FORS2 Captures the Stunning Details of Spiral Galaxy NGC 3981

FORS2, an instrument mounted on ESO’s Very Large Telescope, has observed the spiral galaxy NGC 3981 in all its glory.…