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Astronomers Take First, High-Resolution Look at Huge Star-Forming Region of Milky Way  ASTRO WATCH · 3 days
Astronomers from the United States and South Korea have made the first high-resolution, radio telescope observations of the molecular clouds within a massive star-forming... more
Astronomers take first, high-resolution look at huge star-forming region of Milky Way  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
A team of astronomers used a newly commissioned radio telescope in South Korea to make the first high-resolution observations of the molecular clouds within... more
Astronomers take first, high-resolution look at huge star-forming region of Milky Way  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Astronomers from the United States and South Korea have made the first high-resolution, radio telescope observations of the molecular clouds within a massive star-forming... more
Are Brown Dwarfs Failed Stars Or Super-Planets?  ASTRO WATCH · 1 week
Brown dwarfs fill the “gap” between stars and the much smaller planets – two very different types of astronomical objects. But how... more
Are brown dwarfs failed stars or super-planets?  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Brown dwarfs fill the "gap" between stars and the much smaller planets—two very different types of astronomical objects. But how they originate has yet to be fully explained. Astronomers from Heidelberg University may now... more
Are brown dwarfs failed stars or super-planets?  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Brown dwarfs fill the 'gap' between stars and the much smaller planets. But how they originate has yet to be fully explained. Astronomers may now be able to answer that question. They discovered that... more
Light pollution: The dark side of keeping the lights on  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Twenty five years ago, Los Angeles experienced a massive power blackout due to an earthquake. The entire city was thrust into darkness. The emergency call service, 911, was... more
Journey to the Big Bang through the lithium of a Milky Way star  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Researchers at the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC) and the University of Cambridge have detected lithium in a primitive star in... more
Star formation in galactic centers  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Stars form from the gas and dust in molecular clouds via a series of complex processes that are currently only partly understood, and the evolution of these clouds drives the evolution of the stellar populations in the universe.... more
Hubble Sees Globular Cluster Messier 2  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 weeks
NASA has released a stunning image snapped by the agency’s Hubble Space Telescope of the globular cluster Messier 2. Globular clusters are spherical groups... more
Cosmic fireworks in the clouds: Volunteer detectives sought for Magellanic Clouds Cluster Search  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Caught in a cosmic dance, our nearest neighbor galaxies, the Magellanic Clouds, are cartwheeling and circling each other as they fall toward... more
Waiting for neutrinos  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
On Feb. 24, 1987, light from a supernova that exploded 168,000 years ago in the Large Magellanic Cloud, a neighbor of the Milky Way, reached Earth. Astronomers Ian Shelton and Oscar Duhalde at the Las Campanas Observatory in Chile first... more
Ultra-sharp images make old stars look absolutely marvelous!  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Using high-resolution adaptive optics imaging from the Gemini Observatory, astronomers have uncovered one of the oldest star clusters in the Milky Way Galaxy. The remarkably sharp image looks back into the early... more
NASA: 360-Degree Visualization Shows Galactic Center  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 weeks
A new immersive, 360-degree, ultra-high-definition visualization provides more details of what NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory sees in X-rays around the supermassive black hole at... more
Visit the Heart of the Milky Way in This 360-Degree, 4K Simulation (Video)  SPACE.COM · 4 weeks
Put yourself at the center of an ever-changing Milky Way with this new immersive video of the galaxy's core. more
Get Ready for Milky Way Season with These Galactic Night-Sky Photos  SPACE.COM · 4 weeks
The Milky Way stretches across the early-morning sky in these glistening views captured by astrophotographer Sérgio Conceição in Campinho, Portugal. more
Galactic Center Visualization Delivers Star Power  ASTRO WATCH · 4 weeks
Want to take a trip to the center of the Milky Way? Check out a new immersive, ultra-high-definition visualization. This 360-movie offers an unparalleled... more
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