Massive star’s unusual death heralds the birth of compact neutron star binary

IMAGE: The 3 panels represent minutes prior to, when and after the faint supernova iPTF14 gqr, noticeable in the middle panel, appeared in the borders of a spiral nebula... Read more »

Researchers discover new type of stellar collision

For 3 and a half centuries, astronomers have contemplated a secret: What did the French monk and astronomer Père Dom Anthelme see when he explained a star that break... Read more »

New extremely distant solar system object found during hunt for Planet X

IMAGE: An artist’s conception of a distant Solar System Planet X, which might be forming the orbits of smaller sized extremely distant external Solar System items like 2015 TG387... Read more »

Three NASA missions return first-light data

IMAGE: These are the very first images from WISPR, brief for the Wide- field Imager for Parker SolarProbe Researchers studied the images to figure out the instrument was pointed... Read more »

How to weigh stars with gravitational lensing

Every star in the Milky Way remains in movement. But since of the ranges their modifications in position, the so-called appropriate movements, are extremely little and can just be... Read more »

A dozen new moons of Jupiter discovered, including one ‘oddball’

Washington, DC–Twelvenew moons orbiting Jupiter have actually been discovered–11″normal” external moons, and one that they’re calling an “oddball.” This brings Jupiter’s overall number of understood moons to a tremendous... Read more »

Fragment of impacting asteroid recovered in Botswana

OnSaturday, June 23, 2018, a group of specialists from Botswana, South Africa, Finland and the United States of America recovered a fresh meteorite in Botswana ´ s(********************************************************************************************************************************* )(********************************************************************************************** )(***************************************************************************************************************... Read more »

The Gaia Sausage: The major collision that changed the Milky Way galaxy

IMAGE: An impression of the encounter in between the Milky Way galaxy and the smaller sized Sausage galaxy about 8 billion to 10 billion years earlier. The record of... Read more »

Researchers find last of universe’s missing ordinary matter

IMAGE: A simulation of the cosmic web, or scattered tendrils of gas linking galaxies throughout deep space. view more  Credit: NASA, ESA, E. Hallman (CU Boulder) Researchers at the... Read more »

Hunting molecules to find new planets

IMAGE: The world ends up being noticeable when trying to find WATER or COmolecules However, as there is no CH4 nor NH3 in its environment, it stays invisble when... Read more »