Natural Cosmic Telescope Helps ALMA Discover Rotating Infant Galaxy

Image of the galaxy cluster RXCJ0600-2007 taken by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, combined with gravitational lensing images of the distant galaxy RXCJ0600-z6, 12.4...

Violent Stellar Flare From Sun’s Nearest Neighbor Breaks Record

An artist’s impression of a flare from Proxima Centauri, modeled after the loops of glowing hot gas seen in the largest solar flares. An...

Enhanced Video Shows Dust During NASA Ingenuity Helicopter’s Flight on Mars

By Jet Propulsion Laboratory April 21, 2021 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2aADYG4KaKc NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter can be seen here taking off, hovering and then landing on the Martian surface on April...

The Arecibo Radio Telescope Collapsed Last December, but Its Legacy of...

Data from the collapsed Arecibo radio telescope are being safely moved and preserved to the Texas Advanced Computing Center of UT Austin. A multi-institutional...

Mysterious Fast Radio Bursts Include Lower Frequency Radio Waves Than Previously...

A burst from the periodically active repeating fast radio burst source 20180916B arrives at the LOFAR telescope. The higher frequency radio waves (purple) arrive...

First Video of NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter in Flight – Including...

By NASA April 20, 2021 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QI7ugZk8ckM In this video captured by NASA’s Perseverance rover, the agency’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter took the first powered, controlled flight on another...

Scientists Warn of “Oxygen False Positives” in Search for Signs of...

By varying the initial inventory of volatile elements in a model of the geochemical evolution of rocky planets, researchers obtained a wide range of...

Fast-Spinning Black Holes Narrow the Search for Dark Matter Particles

“If you jump onto and then down from a carousel, you can steal energy from the carousel,” says co-author Salvatore Vitale. “These bosons do...

Mysterious Giant Radio Pulses From Pulsars Are Hundreds of Times More...

A group led by scientists from the RIKEN Cluster for Pioneering Research, using coordinated observations of the Crab pulsar in a number of frequencies,...

Following the Heat and Hunting Clues to Planet Evolution

NASA’s Galileo spacecraft caught Jupiter’s moon Io, the planet’s third-largest moon, undergoing a volcanic eruption. Locked in a perpetual tug of war between the...