05.06.13 - Astronomers are using NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope to dissect the atmospheres of an exotic class of planets called hot Jupiters.
05.03.13 - These thin, blood-red shells of gas are remnants from when an unstable progenitor star exploded violently as a supernova around 600 years ago.
05.03.13 - A record-setting blast of gamma rays from a dying star in a distant galaxy has wowed astronomers around the world.
04.30.13 - NASA scientists don't often learn that their spacecraft is at risk of crashing into another satellite...
04.26.13 - PV Cep is a favorite target for amateur astronomers because the fan-shaped nebulosity, known as GM 1-29 or Gyulbudaghian’s Nebula, changes over a timescale of months.
04.23.13 - This image of Comet ISON was captured April 10, when the comet was slightly closer to the Sun than Jupiter, 386 million miles, or 394 million miles from Earth.
04.23.13 - Astronomers trace water in Jupiter's intermediate atmospheric layer back to the famous Shoemaker-Levy 9 comet impact of 19 years ago.
04.22.13 - SLICE will study the space between the stars known as interstellar space.
04.23.13 - Astronomers have spotted the most efficient maker of stars yet, a galaxy undergoing a rare phase of evolution.
04.19.13 - Palomar 2 is part of a group of 15 globular clusters discovered in the 1950s. They were discovered relatively recently because they are so faint.