Lyrid meteor shower peaked, as every year, before dawn on April 22nd, as our blue planet plowed through dust from the tail of long-period comet
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It was a spectacular total lunar eclipse (2014 April 15), explains the talented photographer Babak A. Tafreshi, under the crystal clear night sky of La
As dawn broke on March 27, the center of the Milky Way Galaxy stood almost directly above the European Southern Observatory’s Paranal Observatory. Image ©
Witnessing the birth of stars would require a telescope larger in diameter than many cities. Say hello to ALMA. Light from the setting sun dances
This artist’s illustration of Supernova 1987A is based on real data and reveals the cold, inner regions of the exploded star’s remnants (in red) where
The Boomerang nebula is the coldest known object in the Universe. Is colder, in fact, than the faint afterglow of the Big Bang, at a
Using the power of the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), two international teams of astronomers focused on jets from the huge black holes at the
The last antenna for the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) project has just been handed over to the ALMA Observatory. By the end of the
This impressive forest of snow and ice penitentes reflects moonlight shining across the Chajnantor plateau. The region lies in the Chilean Andes at an altitude
The 3D production Hidden Universe has been released in IMAX® theatres and giant-screen cinemas around the globe. The film shows state-of-the-art telescopes in high-resolution time-lapse,