Hubble Sees Sculpted Galaxy NGC 7513

Captured by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, this image shows NGC 7513, a barred spiral galaxy.…

The Cosmic Commute Towards Star And Planet Formation

The molecular gas in galaxies is organised into a hierarchy of structures. Click…

The Secret Life Of Lithium In Sun-like Stars: Created Not Just Destroyed

Lithium is becoming common in our everyday lives. It is the key ingredient in the batteries…

Hubble Spots Feathered Spiral Galaxy NGC 2775

The spiral pattern shown by the galaxy in this image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope…

Stellar Fireworks Celebrate The Birth Of A Giant Cluster

Astronomers created a stunning new image showing celestial fireworks in star cluster G286.21+0.17. …

A Binary Star As A Cosmic Particle Accelerator

With a specialised telescope in Namibia a DESY-led team of researchers has proven a certain type…

First Measurement Of Spin-orbit Alignment On Planet Beta Pictoris b

Astronomers have made the first measurement of spin-orbit alignment for a distant ‘super-Jupiter’ planet, demonstrating a…

Hubble Watches HBC 672 – The Bat Shadow

The young star HBC 672 is known by its nickname of Bat Shadow because of its…

Hubble Captures NGC 5907 – The Knife Edge Galaxy

The galaxy known as NGC 5907 stretches wide across this image. Appearing as an elongated line…

Most Massive Quasar Known In The Early Universe Discovered On Maunakea

Astronomers have discovered the second-most distant quasar ever found using three Maunakea Observatories in Hawai’i: W.…