Supermassive black holes could be quenching star formation in elliptical galaxies, forcing them to appear 'red and dead.'
Enjoy some of the most inspiring, beautiful and down-right stunning photos from our adventures in space this past week.
Scorpions can deliver a nasty sting, but in the tail of this cosmic arachnid there's a cluster of glittering jewels: the hundred-or-so stars of the Messier 7 cluster, located 800 light-years away in the constellation Scorpio. Continue reading →
Dust. It's a nuisance. It's dirty. It makes you have to clean your house. And without it, we wouldn't even be here. That's why astronomers are so happy to find a whole lot of dust with a state-of-the-art radio telescope. Continue reading →
Astronomers make the first direct observations of a "missing link" between two stages of neutron star evolution. Continue reading →
About 5 billion years from now, our sun will look like the glowing remains of sun-like star in the constellation Cygnus. Continue reading →
As anyone with kids knows, baby humans have a tendency to throw stuff around -- and baby stars are no different. Continue reading →
The Hubble Space Telescope has probed deep into a dense cloud of gas and dust to reveal the light of a stellar birthing.
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