Tag "Astronomers"

Red Nuggets are Helping Astronomers Learn More about Galaxies

4 months ago

Around ten years ago, astronomers found a population of small, but massive galaxies known as “red nuggets.” Now, a recent study using NASA’s Chandra X-ray

Calling All Citizen Scientists: Astronomers Need Help Identifying Supernovas

5 months ago

In order to unlock the mysteries of the universe and dark energy scientists need our help in to identify supernovas. Amateur astronomers worldwide are being

Astronomers Release Images From Most Comprehensive Ultraviolet Light Survey To Date

5 months ago

Astronomers have unveiled images from the most comprehensive ultraviolet light survey of nearby star-forming galaxies so far. The project, called LEGUS (Legacy ExtraGalactic UV Survey)

Astronomers Use Magnetic Waves to 3D Image the Musca Cloud

5 months ago

Depth perception in space gets tricky and it can be hard to grasp just what that universe looks like in three dimensions. A new paper

Astronomers Believe They’ve Witnessed The Process of a New Planet Forming

5 months ago

Astronomers believe they’ve witnessed the process of a planet forming from a disk of material that gradually sticks together. They were able to catch a

In a World First Astronomers Identify Helium in the Atmosphere of a Planet Outside our Solar System

6 months ago

Astronomers have identified the element helium in the atmosphere of a planet outside our Solar System for the first time ever, as per a new

Astronomers Discover A Vast Cosmic Pileup of Ancient Galaxies

6 months ago

An international team of astronomers have used the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) and the Atacama Pathfinder Experiment (APEX), to detect a vast cosmic pileup

Astronomers Release Chemical Makeup of 350,000 stars from the Galactic Archaeology Survey Project

6 months ago

The chemical makeup of 350,000 stars in the Milky Way has just been discovered by a team of international astronomers as part of a groundbreaking

Astronomers Unveil Stunning New Images of Strange Discs of Material Surrounding Nearby Young Stars

6 months ago

Stunning new images of strange discs of material surrounding nearby young stars has been released by a team of international astronomers, the images feature a

Astronomers Have Identified 72 Extremely Bright Events in the Sky

7 months ago

As per findings recently presented at the European Week of Astronomy and Space Science by astronomer Miika Pursiainen, an international team of astronomers have identified

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