Star bars show universe’s early galaxies evolved much faster than previously thought

A gray-scale image of the galaxy EGS_31125 at 10.6 billion years ago as seen by the…

Good news from Voyager 1, which is now out past the edge of the solar system

In mid-November, Voyager 1 suffered a glitch, and it’s messages stopped making sense. But the NASA…

Hubble Spots the Little Dumbbell Nebula

To celebrate the 34th anniversary of the Hubble Space Telescope’s launch, the telescope captured an image…

Purple Bacteria – Not Green Plants – Might Be the Strongest Indication of Life

Astrobiologists continue to work towards determining which biosignatures might be best to look for when searching…

A first glimpse at our galaxy’s magnetic field in 3D

The surveyed area on the sky. Left: Full-sky map of the polarized glow emitted by dust,…

Space junk crashed through his roof. Who should pay to fix it? : NPR

In March 2021, mission controllers in Houston used the Canadarm2 robotic arm to release an external…

Sols 4164-4165: What’s Around the Ridge-bend?

2 min read Sols 4164-4165: What’s Around the Ridge-bend? This image was taken by the Left Navigation…

See the Southern Ring Nebula in 3D

Planetary nebula are some of nature’s most stunning visual displays. The name is confusing since they’re…

The South African radio telescope that’s transformed our understanding of the cosmos

Some of the satellite dishes that make up the MeerKAT. Credit: South African Radio Astronomy Observatory…

NASA Wins 6 Webby Awards, 7 Webby People’s Voice Awards

NASA’s broad reach across digital platforms has been recognized by the International Academy of Digital Arts…