The Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) will be the world’s most advanced and capable ground-based optical, will give it nine times the collecting area of the
This computer-simulated image shows gas from a tidally shredded star falling into a black hole. Some of the gas also is being ejected at high
NASA’s Hubble Telescope captured an image of Eta Carinae about 7,500 to 8,000 light-years from the Sun. This image consists of ultraviolet and visible light
A group of scientists in Taiwan recently discovered that placing gold nanoparticles within the leaves of trees, causes them to give off a luminous reddish
Like delicate cosmic petals, these clouds of interstellar dust and gas have blossomed 1,300 light-years away in the fertile star fields of the constellation Cepheus.
This stunning vista represents the highest resolution image ever made of the Andromeda Galaxy (aka M31) at ultraviolet wavelengths.