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…

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,…

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…

SpaceX launch this evening would mark 300th booster landing if successful

Credit: AI-generated image SpaceX is set to send up the 30th launch on the Space Coast…

NASA to overhaul mission returning samples from Mars—here’s why it must and will go ahead

Cylinder of rock inside the drill of Perseverance rover. Credit: NASA NASA recently announced that it…

Astrophysicists work toward unification of turbulence framework—weak-to-strong transition discovered in turbulence

Cartoon of turbulence eddies in earth’s magnetosheath from large to small scales, with increasing nonlinearity as…

New evidence found for Planet 9

A comparison of the orbital distributions from P9-inclusive (left) and P9-free (right) N−body simulations. Both panels…

New JWST observations reveal black holes rapidly shut off star formation in massive galaxies

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain New research published in Nature showcases new observations from the James Webb…

Observations explore globular cluster system in the galaxy NGC 4262

The optical g-band image of NGC 4262 using the CFHT. A horizontal yellow solid line on…

Researchers detect a new molecule in space

Scientists detected 2-Methoxyethanol in space for the first time using radio telescope observations of the star-forming…