After poring over the details of the most perfect Einstein Ring imaged to date, ALMA astronomers have discovered that this distant galaxy is a frenzy of star formation.
Dust gets everywhere, particularly around young stars. But when it comes to the presence of dust in their interplanetary environments, many mature sun-like stars are very house-proud. Continue reading →
For the first time, three supermassive black holes have been discovered in a tight orbital dance inside the center of a galaxy 4 billion light-years away. Continue reading →
HR 5171A is one of the ten largest stars known to exist in our galaxy, and it's co-joined with a stellar binary partner. Continue reading →
By combining two cutting-edge astronomical techniques, researchers have been able to, for the first time, resolve the visible light of the two stars in the famous Capella binary system -- could the same be done for exoplanets?
By combining data from three telescopes, astronomers have observed feeding time at the black hole of an active galaxy.