08.29.12 - NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) mission has led to a bonanza of newfound supermassive black holes and extreme galaxies called hot DOGs, or dust-obscured galaxies.
08.28.2012 - Kepler-47 is the first double-star system discovered containing multiple planets, one of which is orbiting in the so-called "habitable zone."
08.24.12 - Hubble captured the globular cluster Messier 56, located about 33,000 light years from the Earth in the constellation of Lyra.
08.23.11 - NASA will hold a news conference at 1 p.m. EDT (10 a.m. PDT) on Thurs., Sept. 29, to reveal near-Earth asteroid findings and implications for future research.
08.22.2012 - Two newly submitted studies verify 41 new transiting planets in 20 star systems.
08.17.12 - Many galaxies, like irregular dwarf DDO 190, are comparatively isolated, without close neighbors.
08.15.12 - Astronomers have found an extraordinary galaxy cluster, one of the largest objects in the universe, that is breaking several important cosmic records.
08.16.12 - Astronomers using data from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have caught two clusters full of massive stars that may be in the early stages of merging.
08.10.12 - Turning its eye to the Tarantula Nebula, the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has taken this close-up of the outskirts of the main cloud of the Nebula.
08.03.12 - The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope offers this delightful view of the crowded stellar encampment called Messier 68, a spherical, star-filled region of space known as a globular cluster.