Baby stars form when thick clouds of gas collapse. But not all the material collapse. A new study shows that some gas can escape at a high speed.
Mar 3rd: Twinkle Twinkle Little Stars, How We Wonder Where You Are
A recent study by NOIRLab’s educational project ‘Globe at Night’, shows how light pollution is increasing fast, taking away the majestic view of our starry night sky.
Feb 8th: AI Reveals Black Holes and Galaxies Grow up Together
Astronomers recently found that the growth of a galaxy and the growth of the supermassive black hole, or SMBH, at its center have a lot in common.
Dec 14th: Beach-Friendly Earth-Like Exoplanets
A new study suggests that exoplanets that are like our Earth, with oceans and beaches, might be more common than we thought – especially around red dwarfs.
Nov 10th: What’s Like The Sun and The Earth – Only Redder and More Massive?
Astronomers have discovered a super-Earth, near the habitable zone of a red dwarf star that’s only 36.6 light-years away from us. That’s really, really close by, all things considered!
Sep 7th: Explosions Help Us Measure Distances in the Universe
How do astronomers measure extremely large distances in the far away corners of the Universe? So this would be the top step on the cosmic distance ladder.
Aug 24th: An Ancient Merry-Go-Round
There is evidence of rotation in a galaxy which existed just 500 million years after the Big Bang. This is the earliest galaxy we’ve found with possible rotation! This young galaxy rotates more slowly than modern galaxies, but maybe it’s on its way to gaining more speed.
Jul 28th: A Fossil Galaxy in the Outskirts of Andromeda
An international team of astronomers found a dwarf galaxy in the outskirts of the Andromeda Galaxy, M31, located over 2.5 million light-years from us. However, the ultra-faint dwarf galaxy, now called Pegasus V, was first spotted by a very attentive amateur astronomer Giuseppe Donatiello, of UAI, the Unione Astrofili Italiani.
May 25th: The Curious Case of the Missing Planets Around Gas and Dust Rings
Most if not all newly formed stars have protoplanetary disks of gas & dust circling around them. More about the HL Tauri planet which forming in the gaps.
Mar 30th: This Spanish Dancer Twirls in a Cosmic Ballet
Today we bring you space scoop about the magnificent galaxy NGC 1566, nicknamed the “Spanish Dancer”. More at #365DaysofAstro