Astronomy News



Searching for “Bubbles” in the Milky Way

While looking over data from the Spitzer Galactic Legacy Infrared Mid-Plane Survey Extraordinaire (GLIMPSE) and Multiband Imaging Photometer for Spitzer Galactic (MIPSGAL) surveys, volunteers have…





NASA Launched Rocket into Aurora Borealis

Astronomers launched a NASA-funded rocket into the aurora borealis, which are colloquially known as the northern lights. The 46-foot (14-meter) rocket, the Magnetosphere-Ionosphere Coupling in…