The Gaia Sausage: The major collision that changed the Milky Way galaxy

IMAGE: An impression of the encounter in between the Milky Way galaxy and the smaller sized Sausage galaxy about 8 billion to 10 billion years earlier. The record of... Read more »

Researchers find last of universe’s missing ordinary matter

IMAGE: A simulation of the cosmic web, or scattered tendrils of gas linking galaxies throughout deep space. view more  Credit: NASA, ESA, E. Hallman (CU Boulder) Researchers at the... Read more »

Hunting molecules to find new planets

IMAGE: The world ends up being noticeable when trying to find WATER or COmolecules However, as there is no CH4 nor NH3 in its environment, it stays invisble when... Read more »

Engineers solve excessive heat removal from NASA’s Webb Telescope

How will NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope shed the heat created by its science instruments and their supporting electronic devices? To anybody who is not an engineer or researcher,... Read more »

Supercomputer astronomy: The next generation

IMAGE: With a theoretical peak efficiency of 3.087 petaflops, ATERUI II is the world’s fastest supercomputer for astrophysical simulations. view more  Credit: NAOJ ProfessorEiichiro Kokubo, the CfCA Project Director... Read more »

Astronomers observe unprecedented detail in pulsar 6,500 light-years from Earth

IMAGE: The pulsar PSR B1957+20 is seen in the background through the cloud of gas covering its brown dwarf star buddy. view more  Credit: Dr. Mark A. Garlick; Dunlap... Read more »

New network is installed to investigate space weather over South America

A group of Brazilian scientists connected with the National Space Research Study Institute (INPE) is working to set up a network consisted of magnetometers (instruments utilized to determine the... Read more »

A new map for a birthplace of stars

IMAGE: Gas in the Orion A cloud star-forming area. Each of the 3 colors (red, green and blue) represents a various speed variety. view more  Credit: NSF/S. Kong, J.... Read more »

NASA’s new planet hunter snaps initial test image, swings by Moon toward final orbit

NASA’s next world hunter, the Transiting Exoplanet Study Satellite (TESS), is one action better to looking for brand-new worlds after effectively finishing a lunar flyby on May17 The spacecraft... Read more »

2018 Triennial Earth-Sun Summit: Onsite information; Potentially newsworthy presentations

WASHINGTON, DC– The American Geophysical Union’s Space Physics and Aeronomy Area (AGU/SPA) and the American Astronomical Society’s Solar Physics Department (AAS/SPD) will satisfy next week for the 2nd Triennial... Read more »