02.16.12 - February is Black History Month, and to mark the occasion, we recently sat down with John Johnson, scientist at NASA's Exoplanet Science Institute at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena.
02.13.12 - New images from the Planck mission show islands of star formation and a mysterious haze of microwave emissions in our Milky Way galaxy.
02.10.12 - Markarian 779 has a distorted appearance because it is likely the product of a recent galactic merger between two spirals.
02.08.12 - The giant black hole at the Milky Way center may be devouring asteroids.
02.08.12 - Looking like a hoard of gems fit for an emperor's collection, this deep sky object called NGC 6752 is in fact far more worthy of admiration.
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.
02.06.12 - Hubble has imaged the barred spiral galaxy NGC 1073, which is found in the constellation of Cetus (The Sea Monster).
02.02.12 - Thanks to the presence of a natural "zoom lens" in space, Hubble got a uniquely close-up look at the brightest "magnified" galaxy yet discovered.
01.26.12 - NASA's Kepler mission has discovered 11 new planetary systems hosting 26 confirmed planets.
01.27.12 - NASA's NuSTAR mission has arrived at Vandenberg Air Force Base in central California, where it will be mated to its Pegasus rocket.