Spiraling stars in the Small Magellanic Cloud are the subject of a recent study in ‘The Astrophysical Journal.’ Find out how their spiral motions help explain the “baby boom” of star formation shortly after the Big Bang.
The James Webb Space Telescope revealed its first four images this week. Find out what these images depict and their signifcance in understanding the universe and humanity's place within it.
The Hubble Telescope has just located a star that's 12.9 billion light-years away. Find out why this discovery offers new insights into how our Universe began.
The James Webb Space Telescope team has announced that they've completed a key stage in deploying its primary mirror. Find out why NASA now confirms that the telescope's audaicious design will deliver on its demanding science goals.
The James Webb Space Telescope has now unfolded its sophisticated mirror system. Find out why its program manager called this “a remarkable feat for our team, NASA, and the world.”
The Universe’s expansion rate, the Hubble constant, is vital to understanding the Cosmos’ origin and fate. Discover how the latest technique for measuring the Hubble constant sheds new light on the past and future. (5:15 min read)
The James Webb Space Telescope will replace the Hubble Telescope. Find out how it will reveal hidden galaxies that Hubble couldn’t detect. (4:15 min read)
Super-Earth planets are planets between the size of Earth and Neptune. Find out about the research team called Red Dots and their planetary discoveries. (4:30 min read)
Star formation was the subject of an ESA study using the Hubble Telescope. Find out why what they didn’t find was more important than what they did. (4:00 min read)
Planets without suns float around orphaned in interstellar space. We've always assumed they couldn't support life. Find out why that view is changing. (4:30 min read)