Astronomers


Astronomers Trace the Source of Cosmic Neutrinos For the First Time

Astronomers Trace the Source of Cosmic Neutrinos For the First Time

Observations show that the single neutrino buried in Antarctica likely came from a supermassive black hole in another galaxy....

3 days ago, 11:05am CDT

Astronomers Found the Brightest Object Ever Discovered in The Early Universe

Astronomers Found the Brightest Object Ever Discovered in The Early Universe

Scientists Discover the Oldest and Maximum Light-Giving Galaxy in the Cosmos Which, 13 Billion Years Away - A Quasar from a Tim...

Jul 10 2018, 3:34pm CDT

Astronomers Capture First Image of the Birth of a Planet

Astronomers Capture First Image of the Birth of a Planet

Baby Planet Picture captured by Powerful Telescope...

Jul 4 2018, 9:27am CDT

Astronomers Find 80 New Exoplanet Candidates

Astronomers Discover 80 New Exoplanet Candidates

Researchers made this discovery in record time within weeks after the availability of NASA K2 mission's raw data...

Jun 23 2018, 4:35pm CDT

Astronomers Observe Star Being Devoured by a Black Hole

Astronomers Observe Star Being Devoured by a Black Hole

Dying Star Being Sucked by Black Hole Shoot Bursts of Materials in Opposite Direction....

Jun 17 2018, 8:07am CDT

Astronomers Directly Image Black Hole Shredding a Star

Astronomers Directly Image Black Hole Shredding a Star

Researchers observe the formation and expansion of a fast-moving jet ejected when supermassive black hole eats a star...

Jun 17 2018, 6:41am CDT

NASA Astronomers Spot Dune Like Formations on Pluto Surface

NASA Astronomers Spot Dune Like Formations on Pluto Surface

Methane Dune Formations Found on Pluto....

Jun 11 2018, 6:01am CDT

Astronomers Spot a Distant, Lonely Neutron Star

Astronomers Spot a Distant, Lonely Neutron Star

This newly identified neutron star is a rare kind of star that has both a low magnetic field and no stellar companion...

Jun 3 2018, 11:51am CDT

Astronomers Discover 840 Small Planets Beyond Neptune

Astronomers Discover 840 Small Planets Beyond Neptune

This is the largest set of discoveries ever made, increasing the number of distant objects in the well known paths around the s...

May 31 2018, 6:57am CDT

Astronomers a Step Closer to Imaging Milky Way’s Black Hole

Astronomers a Step Closer to Imaging Milky Way’s Black Hole

The increased resolution provided by the APEX telescope reveals new and unprecedented details in the structure of black hole Sa...

May 27 2018, 9:48am CDT

Astronomers Observe a Pulsar in an Unprecedented Detail

Astronomers Observe a Pulsar in an Unprecedented Detail

The observations of a star 6500 light-years away is highest resolution observations in astronomical history...

May 26 2018, 2:43pm CDT

Astronomers Discover Fastest-Growing Black Hole in Space

Astronomers Discover Fastest-Growing Black Hole in Space

The newfound black hole is shining thousands of times more brightly than an entire galaxy...

May 20 2018, 1:25pm CDT

Astronomers Release the Most Comprehensive Ultraviolent-Light Survey of Nearby Galaxies

Astronomers Release the Most Comprehensive Ultraviolet-Light Survey of Nearby Galaxies

The survey contains about 8000 clusters and 39 million hot blue stars in the local universe...

May 18 2018, 7:18pm CDT

Astronomers Detect Oxygen from Universe's First Stars

Astronomers Detect Oxygen from Universe's First Stars

New observations break the record for the most distant known source of oxygen...

May 18 2018, 6:43am CDT

Astronomers Spot Unusual Laser Coming from Ant Nebula

Astronomers Spot Unusual Laser Coming from Ant Nebula

The recent observations from Herschel space observatory suggest that Ant Nebula may be hiding a binary star system at its core...

May 18 2018, 2:55am CDT

Astronomers Discover a Possible Toddler Planet

Astronomers Discover a Possible Toddler Planet

The companion orbits around a binary star system, located 600 light-years from Earth...

May 11 2018, 5:23am CDT

Astronomers Detected Helium in an Exoplanet for the First Time

Astronomers Detected Helium in an Exoplanet for the First Time

Using Hubble Space Telescope, researchers have found an abundance of helium in the upper atmosphere of WASP-107b, which was onl...

May 5 2018, 1:09pm CDT

Astronomers are Looking for Sun’s Lost Siblings

Astronomers are Looking for Sun’s Lost Siblings

Researchers have revealed the DNA of more than 340,000 stars in the Milky Way, which could help them find the siblings of our s...

Apr 20 2018, 5:05am CDT

Astronomers are Baffled by Mysterious Crater on Mars

Astronomers are Baffled by Mysterious Crater on Mars

The crater may be the result of a meteorite smashing into the surface of Mars or it could be the remnants of a supervolcano...

Apr 14 2018, 11:08am CDT

Astronomers Discover Most Distant Star Ever Seen

Astronomers Discover Most Distant Star Ever Seen

The star is so far away that its light has taken 9 billion years to reach Earth...

Apr 6 2018, 9:53am CDT

72 Extremely Bright Flashes of Light Baffle Astronomers

72 Extremely Bright Cosmic Flashes Baffle Astronomers

The mysterious transients were found in data from the Dark Energy Survey Supernova Program...

Apr 5 2018, 4:01am CDT

Astronomers Discover a Galaxy Without Dark Matter

Astronomers Discover a Galaxy Without Dark Matter

The unusual object challenges existing theories on the formation of galaxies...

Mar 31 2018, 11:33pm CDT

Astronomers Detect Brightest Fast Radio Burst

Astronomers Detect Brightest Fast Radio Burst

The brightest fast radio burst yet was recorded on March 9 this year...

Mar 18 2018, 9:04am CDT

Astronomers Detect First Stars of the Universe

Astronomers Detect First Stars of the Universe

Radio signals suggest that stars formed only 180 million years after the Big Bang...

Mar 4 2018, 3:44am CST

Astronomers Make Most Precise Measurement of Universe’s Expansion Rate

Astronomers Make Most Precise Measurement of Universe’s Expansion Rate

Using observations from Hubble Space Telescope, researchers suggest that the universe is expanding at a faster rate...

Feb 25 2018, 1:09am CST

Astronomers Discover a Star that Won’t Die Even after Exploding

Astronomers Discover a Star that Won’t Die Even after Exploding

The discovery challenges existing theories on the death of stars...

Nov 10 2017, 2:58pm CST

Astronomers Detect Sunscreen Snow Falling on a Hot Exoplanet

Astronomers Detect Sunscreen Snow Falling on a Hot Exoplanet

For the first time, astronomers have observed a precipitation process, called a "cold trap," on an exoplanet...

Oct 29 2017, 12:52pm CDT

Astronomers Measure the Far Side of Milky Way

Astronomers Measure the Far Side of the Milky Way

New VLBA measurements of a distant region will help create a more accurate map of our galaxy...

Oct 15 2017, 1:10am CDT

Astronomers may have Discovered the First Exomoon

Astronomers may have Discovered the First Exomoon

The moon is orbiting a planet roughly 4,000 light years away...

Jul 29 2017, 10:49pm CDT

Jellyfish-Shaped Galaxy Detected by Astronomers

Jellyfish-Shaped Galaxy Detected by Astronomers

Using the Multi Unit Spectroscopic Explorer (MUSE), astronomers have spotted the first elliptical jellyfish-like galaxy in the...

Apr 24 2017, 3:03pm CDT

Astronomers may have Finally Taken First Real Image of Black Hole

Astronomers may have Finally Taken First Real Image of Black Hole

It will take months to develop the image, but if scientists succeed the results may help test many wild theories about black ho...

Apr 13 2017, 6:58am CDT

Ultra Distant Galaxy from Early Universe Discovered by Astronomers

Ultra Distant Galaxy from Early Universe Discovered by Astronomers

The 13.1 billion year old galaxy is detected by Hubble Space Telescope and Maunakea telescope in Hawaii...

Apr 12 2017, 3:32am CDT

Astronomers Turns on a Planet-Sized Telescope to Capture First Real Images of Black Hole

Astronomers Turns on a Planet-Sized Telescope to Capture First Real Images of Black Hole

By combining data collected from many radio telescopes around the globe, researches are hoping to produce the first ever images...

Apr 6 2017, 4:57am CDT

Mysterious Cosmic Explosion From a Faraway Galaxy Puzzles Astronomers

Mysterious Cosmic Explosion From a Faraway Galaxy Puzzles Astronomers

Astrophysicists have speculated regarded a mysterious explosion which occurred out of the blue in a galaxy that is many billion...

Apr 1 2017, 7:43am CDT

Astronomers Discover First Tatooine-Like Star System

Astronomers Discover First Tatooine-Like Star System

UCL-led team of researchers find first evidence of a planetary debris surrounding a double sun, 'Tatooine-like' syste...

Feb 28 2017, 6:40am CST

Astronomers Discover 7 Earth-Size Planets Orbiting Around a Single Star

Astronomers Discover 7 Earth-Size Planets Orbiting Around a Single Star

NASA Telescope discovered 7 Earth-size, habitable-zone planets orbiting around a single ultra-cool red dwarf star TRAPPIST-1 lo...

Feb 23 2017, 3:45am CST

Team of Astronomers Detect More Than 100 Potential Exoplanets

Team of Astronomers Detect More Than 100 Potential Exoplanets

Astronomers’ team detected more than 100 exoplanets through a group effort...

Feb 14 2017, 5:55am CST

Astronomers Discover a Black Hole Hiding in the Milky Way

Astronomers Discover a Black Hole Hiding in the Milky Way

Japanese researchers believe they have found a new way for identifying black holes...

Feb 4 2017, 2:39pm CST

Astronomers are Searching for Signs of Life on Wolf 1061 Exoplanet Closest to Earth

Astronomers are Searching for Signs of Life on Wolf 1061 Exoplanet Closest to Earth

NASA scientists are studying the existence of life on wolf 1061 exoplanet...

Jan 20 2017, 1:49pm CST

These Two Pulsars Tails Offer Geometry Lessons to Astronomers

These Two Pulsars Tails Offer Geometry Lessons to Astronomers

New research shows difference between two pulsars, Geminga and B0355+54...

Jan 18 2017, 1:21pm CST