Earth’s magnetic field under the ‘simulation magnifying glass’
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Earth’s magnetic field under the ‘simulation magnifying glass’

In November 2013 the European Space Agency (ESA) sent three satellites into space, which have…

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Starvation Diet for Black Hole Dims Brilliant Galaxy
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Starvation Diet for Black Hole Dims Brilliant Galaxy

Astronomers may have solved the mystery of the peculiar volatile behavior of a supermassive black…

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Sculpting Solar Systems
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Sculpting Solar Systems

ESO’s SPHERE instrument reveals protoplanetary discs being shaped by newborn planets Sharp new observations have…

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Berkeley SETI turns Australian telescope on nearest exoplanet to Earth
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Berkeley SETI turns Australian telescope on nearest exoplanet to Earth

Breakthrough Listen, the UC Berkeley-led 10-year, $100 million search for intelligent life beyond Earth, inaugurated…

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Physicists Leapfrog Accelerators with Ultrahigh Energy Cosmic Rays
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Physicists Leapfrog Accelerators with Ultrahigh Energy Cosmic Rays

An international team of physicists has developed a pioneering approach to using Ultrahigh Energy Cosmic…

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Tsunami of Stars and Gas Produces Dazzling Eye-shaped Feature in Galaxy
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Tsunami of Stars and Gas Produces Dazzling Eye-shaped Feature in Galaxy

Astronomers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) have discovered a tsunami of stars and…

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Pillars of Destruction in Carina Nebula
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Pillars of Destruction in Carina Nebula

Colourful Carina Nebula blasted by brilliant nearby stars Spectacular new observations of vast pillar-like structures…

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NASA’s SDO Catches a Lunar Transit
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NASA’s SDO Catches a Lunar Transit

On Oct. 30, 2016, NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory, or SDO, experienced a partial solar eclipse…

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Young Stellar System Caught in Act of Forming Close Multiples
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Young Stellar System Caught in Act of Forming Close Multiples

For the first time, astronomers have seen a dusty disk of material around a young…

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Study Suggests Dark Energy may not Exist After All
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Study Suggests Dark Energy may not Exist After All

In 2011, three cosmologists from two research teams won the Nobel Prize in physics for…

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