03.15.12 - Quasars, which act as gravitational lenses, amplify and distort images of galaxies aligned behind them.
03.14.12 - A new, large mosaic from NASA's Wide-Field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) showcases a vast stretch of cosmic clouds bubbling with new star birth.
03.12.12 - The Tuesday, March 13, media briefing to discuss the upcoming launch of the Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR) has been postponed.
03.12.12 - This mission would put a space telescope outside a vast dust cloud that interfers with infrared, optical and ultraviolet observations.
03.09.12 - A neutron star near the center of our galaxy erupted with hundreds of X-ray bursts, powered by thermonuclear explosions on the star's surface.
03.08.12 - NASA will hold a media briefing at 9 a.m. PDT (12 p.m. EDT) on Tuesday, March 13, to discuss the upcoming launch of an innovative X-ray telescope called NuSTAR.
03.07.12 - Volunteers are helping astronomers find star-blown bubbles throughout our Milky Way galaxy.
03.02.12 - The myriad faint stars that comprise the Antlia Dwarf galaxy are more than 4 million light-years from Earth.
03.02.12 - This composite image shows the distribution of dark matter, galaxies, and hot gas in the core of the merging galaxy cluster Abell 520.
03.02.12 - NuSTAR is being encapsulated in its rocket nose cone, or fairing, which will protect it during launch, scheduled for no earlier than March 21.