04.20.11 - For its 21st birthday in April 2011, the Hubble Space Telescope gave astronomers a "rose" of galaxies.
04.14.11 - The first six segments of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope's primary mirror for space observations will begin final cryogenic testing this week.
04.14.11 - Astronomers across the globe can now sift through hundreds of millions of galaxies, stars and asteroids collected in the first bundle of data from NASA's WISE mission.
04.13.11 - The Herschel Space Observatory has found evidence that tangled filaments in space may be shaped by sonic booms.
04.12.11 - Astronomers have uncovered one of the youngest galaxies in the distant universe, with stars that formed 13.5 billion years ago, a mere 200 million years after the Big Bang.
04.10.11 - Astronomers have come up with a new way of identifying close, faint stars with NASA's Galaxy Evolution Explorer satellite.
04.07.11 - A new supercomputer simulation gives the most detailed view of the forces driving some of the universe's most energetic explosions.
04.12.11 - New findings published in three papers in the journal Science illustrate the power of the Kepler Space Telescope to probe the internal structure of distant stars.
04.08.11 - Astronomers using data from NASA's WISE mission have found an asteroid that appears to slowly trace out a horseshoe shape in space, as seen from Earth.
04.07.11 - Usually, gamma-ray bursts last hours, marking the destruction of a massive star, but three telescopes have now zoomed in on one lasting for days.