Double or nothing: Astronomers rethink quasar environment

IMAGE: Stars suggest quasars and intense (faint) galaxies at the very same date are revealed as circles (dots). The galaxy overdensity with regard to the typical density is revealed... Read more »

Three NASA satellites recreate solar eruption in 3-D

The more solar observatories, the merrier: Researchers have actually established brand-new designs to see how shocks connected with coronal mass ejections, or CMEs, propagate from the Sun– an effort... Read more »

Sounding rocket mission will trace auroral winds

IMAGE: Aurora as seen from Talkeetna, Alaska, on Nov. 3,2015 view more  Credit: Copyright Dora Miller From the ground, the dance of the northern lights, or aurora borealis, can... Read more »

Unprecedentedly wide and sharp dark matter map

IMAGE: Hyper Suprime-Cam image of a location with a highly significant dark matter halo detected through the weak gravitational lensing technique. This halo is so massive that some of the... Read more »

Can strongly lensed type 1a supernovae resolve cosmology’s biggest controversy?

In 1929 Edwin Hubble surprised many people—including Albert Einstein—when he showed that the universe is expanding. Another bombshell came in 1998 when two teams of astronomers proved that cosmic... Read more »