09.20.11 - Astronomers using NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) have captured rare data of a flaring black hole, revealing new details about these powerful objects and their blazing jets.
09.15.11 - A world with a double sunset that was first imagined in Star Wars over 30 years ago in a galaxy far, far away has become scientific reality.
09.15.11 - Using the Hubble Space Telescope's Wide Field Camera 3, astronomers have found supermassive black holes growing in surprisingly small galaxies.
09.13.11 - A nearby star is pummeling a companion planet with a barrage of X-rays 100,000 times more intense than the Earth receives from the sun.
09.13.11 - New findings from the Herschel Space Observatory paint a more tranquil picture of galaxy growth than previously thought.
08.31.11 - New movies created from years of Hubble still images provide new details about the stellar birthing process, showing energetic jets of glowing gas ejected from young stars.
08.31.11 - Astronomers using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory discover the first pair of supermassive black holes in a spiral galaxy similar to the Milky Way.
08.24.11 - Two studies in the Aug. 25 issue of Nature provide new insights into a cosmic accident that has been streaming X-rays toward Earth.
08.23.11 - Scientists using data from NASA's WISE have discovered the coldest class of star-like bodies, with temperatures as cool as the human body.
08.15.11 - Flat flakes of carbon have been tentatively spotted in space.