Chandra Shows Giant Black Hole Spins Slower Than its Peers

Astronomers have made a record-breaking measurement of a black hole’s spin, one of two fundamental properties…

Independent Reanalysis Of The M87 Galactic Center Radio Observational Data

An independent reanalysis of the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT)’s observational data for the center of the…

Turquoise Plumes In The Large Magellanic Cloud

In this image from 2014, brightly glowing plumes of the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) appear almost…

Falling Stardust, Wobbly Jets Explain Blinking Gamma Ray Bursts

A Northwestern University-led team of astrophysicists has developed the first-ever full 3D simulation of an entire…

Hubble Captures a Peculiar Pair

This new NASA Hubble Space Telescope image of IC 4271, also known as Arp 40, is…

NASA Webb’s NIRISS Ready To See Cosmos In Over 2,000 Infrared Colors

One of the James Webb Space Telescope’s four primary scientific instruments, known as the Near-Infrared Imager…

Mirrors Aligned: Webb Telescope’s First Full-Color Images Due in July

After completing two additional mirror alignment steps in March 2022, the team confirmed the James Webb…

Wandering Star Disrupts A Stellar Nursery

From a zoomed out, distant view, star-forming cloud L483 appears normal. Click here…

Webb Space Telescope To Uncover Riches Of The Early Universe

For decades, telescopes have helped us capture light from galaxies that formed as far back as…

Globular Cluster Terzan 9

This star-studded image shows the globular cluster Terzan 9 in the constellation Sagittarius, toward the center…