- 30 Billion X The Mass Of The Sun: One Of The Biggest Black Holes Ever Found
An object over 30 billion times the mass of our Sun has been detected thanks to gravitational lensing- where a foreground galaxy bends the light from a more distant object and magnifies it. ...
Article - News Staff - Mar 29 2023 - 8:46am
- You'll Pry Your Massive Galaxy From My Cold Cosmic Carbon
Radio telescope observations using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) have revealed a cold stream of intergalactic atomic carbon gas feeding star formation in a massive radio galaxy in the young Universe. The findings of galaxy 4C 41.1 ...
Article - News Staff - Mar 31 2023 - 9:17am
- The Swedish Space Campus In Kiruna
The Swedish Institute for Space Physics (IRF) is located in Kiruna, a minerary town close to the northern tip of Sweden, above the arctic polar circle. The Space Campus of Kiruna is one of three different centres- the IRF space lab, the EISCAT center, and ...
Article - Tommaso Dorigo - Apr 5 2023 - 2:47am
- The Standard Model Of Cosmology Gets More Evidence
Using data on the structure of galaxy clusters, a recent study made detailed measurements of X-ray emission from galaxy clusters, which revealed the distribution of matter within them. In turn, the data helped the scientists test the prevailing hypothesis ...
Article - News Staff - Apr 11 2023 - 10:28am
- Direct Imaging of A Gas Giant, A Step Toward Finding A Second Earth
D irect imaging of a gas giant is not totally new. What is new is the combination of direct imaging with an indirect method that allows better understanding of the mass of gas giants in other solar systems. Knowing the mass of a planet is crucial to under ...
Blog Post - Hontas Farmer - Apr 14 2023 - 11:07am
- Saturn’s Rings: Enjoy Them While You Can
Saturn’s rings are one of the jewels of the solar system, but it seems that their time is short and their existence fleeting. A new study suggests the rings are between 400 million and 100 million years old – a fraction of the age of the solar system. Thi ...
Article - The Conversation - May 16 2023 - 8:24am
- Universe Breakers Shatter Cosmological Theories About Galaxy Formation
Astronomers at the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) have ...
Article - Mark Pierce - May 29 2023 - 8:36am