NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center 5 Aug 2020, 14:00 UTC Scientists have developed a new prediction of the shape of the bubble surrounding our solar system using a model developed with data from NASA missions.
ESA Top News 4 Aug 2020, 08:03 UTC In a peninsula far, far away, a laser shoots into the sky to study the Antarctic atmosphere at Concordia research station.
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 3 Aug 2020, 15:05 UTC Scientists at the Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian (CfA) announced today the discovery of a complex set of spiral arms extending to 1000 astronomical units from the young variable star, RU Lup. The discovery, published in The Astrophysical Journal, reveals new details concerning the size and structure of "planet factories," the protoplanetary disks of gas and dust surrounding stars where planets are born.
NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center 31 Jul 2020, 11:58 UTC Looking its best ever is the star cluster NGC 2203, here imaged by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Aside from its dazzling good looks, this cluster of stars contains lots of astronomical treats that have helped astronomers puzzle together the lifetimes of stars.
ESA Top News 29 Jul 2020, 07:00 UTC A mysteriously long, thin cloud has again appeared over the 20-km high Arsia Mons volcano on Mars.
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics 27 Jul 2020, 15:08 UTC Scientists from the Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian and the New Jersey Institute of Technology today announced the first successful measurement and characterization of the "central engine" of large solar flare. The findings, published today in Nature Astronomy, reveal the source of the intense energy powering solar flares.
ESA Top News 27 Jul 2020, 12:42 UTC ESA’s ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter has spotted new gas signatures at Mars. These unlock new secrets about the martian atmosphere, and will enable a more accurate determination of whether there is methane, a gas associated with biological or geological activity, at the planet.