Astronomy News

Supernova Remnants Accelerate Cosmic Rays

A newly published study provides the first clear-cut evidence that supernova remnants accelerate cosmic rays to incredible speeds. A new study using observations from NASA’s…









Hubble Views Spiral Galaxy ESO 121-6

This Hubble Space Telescope image shows spiral galaxy ESO 121-6 and numerous nearby stars and galaxies. This thin, glittering streak of stars is the spiral…





WISE Views the Orion Nebula

NASA’s Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) captured a new view of the Orion nebula and the tangle of clouds and stars that lie in Orion’s…