10.03.12 - What was once a fairly average star, not much different than our sun, can be seen unraveling at the seams in this new image from the Spitzer and GALEX space telescopes.
05.16.12 - NASA is lending the Galaxy Evolution Explorer (GALEX) to the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) in Pasadena, where the spacecraft will continue its exploration of the cosmos.
05.02.12 - Astronomers have gathered the most direct evidence yet of a supermassive black hole shredding a star that wandered too close.
04.03.12 - Supernova explosions and the jets of a monstrous black hole are scattering a galaxy's star-making gas like a cosmic leaf blower.
02.07.12 - NASA's Galaxy Evolution Explorer was placed in standby mode today as engineers prepare to end mission operations, nearly nine years after the telescope's launch.
05.19.11 - A five-year survey of 200,000 galaxies, stretching back seven billion years in cosmic time, has led to one of the best independent confirmations that dark energy is driving our universe apart at accelerating speeds.
04.21.11 - Astronomers using NASA's Galaxy Evolution Explorer may be closer to knowing why some of the most massive stellar explosions ever observed occur in the tiniest of galaxies.
04.10.11 - Astronomers have come up with a new way of identifying close, faint stars with NASA's Galaxy Evolution Explorer satellite.
08.11.10 - Astronomers have found mysterious, giant loops of ultraviolet light in aged, massive galaxies, which seem to have a second lease on life.
06.17.10 - NASA's Galaxy Evolution Explorer has discovered a galaxy tail studded with bright knots of new stars.
04.12.10 - Mission engineers and scientists with NASA's Galaxy Evolution Explorer are no longer planning science observations around one of the space telescope's two ultraviolet detectors.
08.19.09 - For decades, astronomers have gone about their business of studying the cosmos with the assumption that stars of certain sizes form in certain quantities.
04.02.09 - A collection of NASA missions will be involved in a live event Friday, April 3, that will allow the public to get an inside look at how these missions are run.
02.18.09 - There is more than one way to make a dwarf galaxy, and NASA's Galaxy Evolution Explorer has found a new recipe.
04.16.08 - A new image from NASA's Galaxy Evolution Explorer shows baby stars sprouting in the backwoods of a galaxy.
01.08.08 - Finding blue blobs in space sounds like an encounter with an alien out of a science fiction movie.› Hubble release →
08.15.07 - NASA's Galaxy Evolution Explorer has spotted an amazingly long comet-like tail behind a star streaking through space at supersonic speeds.
03.07.07 - Proof that certain double star systems can erupt in full-blown explosions and then continue to flare up with smaller bursts has been spotted by the ultraviolet eyes of NASA's Galaxy Evolution Explorer.
01.10.07 - A pair of interacting galaxies might be experiencing a 'mid-life crisis,' according to new evidence from NASA's Galaxy Evolution Explorer, Spitzer Space Telescope and a ground-based observatory. (Jan. 10)› East Tennessee State University →
12.05.06 - A giant black hole has been caught red-handed dipping into a cosmic cookie jar of stars by NASA's Galaxy Evolution Explorer.