It's a case of cosmic whodunit: What happened to all the external stars in M60-UCD1, an ultra-compact dwarf galaxy? They were stolen. Continue reading →
A powerful NASA space telescope has found not one, but 10 monster black holes lurking in the hearts of distant galaxies.
How early in our Universe's evolution did planets begin to form? By looking at a galaxy 11 billion light-years away, astronomers think they might have a clue. Continue reading →
With sensitive radio observations, astronomers in Australia have now peered into the birthplace of two galaxy groups from a time when the Universe was a fourth of its present age. Continue reading →
Ol' Nessie isn't known for making herself easy to find, but it looks like she recently popped up in an image from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey -- and my, how she's grown! Continue reading →
News about black holes is usually accompanied by some fun description of them eating stuff. But the supermassive behemoth at the center of NGC 253 has become a little... sleepy. Continue reading →
Earth and its sibling worlds comprise what appears to be a relatively rare breed in a diverse cosmic zoo.
Hubble has churned out over a million observations of the Cosmos. Here are some of our favorite recent views from the space telescope to celebrate its 23rd year in space.
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