The cold dust that builds blazing stars is revealed in new images that combine observations from the Herschel Space Observatory, a European Space Agency-led mission with important NASA contributions; and NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope.
NASA researchers will present new findings on a wide range of space science topics during the AAS 2012 winter meeting. The meeting runs from Sunday, Jan. 8, through Thursday, Jan. 12, at the Austin Convention Center, Austin, Texas.
The James Webb Space Telescope marked a year of significant progress in 2011 as it continues to come together as NASA's next generation space telescope.
NASA researchers will present new findings on space science during the 2012 winter AAS meeting.
The Planck space mission has released the most accurate and detailed map ever made of the oldest light in the universe, revealing new information about its age, contents and origins.
How do scientists extract ancient light from the sky? Like archeologists digging for fossils, they carefully sift through foreground material to reveal their prize.
NASA will host a news conference at 8 a.m. PDT (11 a.m. EDT) Thursday, March 21, to discuss the first cosmology results from Planck, a European Space Agency mission with significant NASA participation.
NASA will host a news teleconference at 8 a.m. PDT (11 a.m. EDT), Thursday, March 21, to discuss the first cosmology results from Planck.
The Planck space telescope has made the first conclusive detection of a bridge of hot gas connecting a pair of galaxy clusters across 10 million light-years of intergalactic space.
New images from the Planck mission show islands of star formation and a mysterious haze of microwave emissions in our Milky Way galaxy.