simulated view from the surface of Jupiter's moon Europa. Europa's potentially rough, icy surface, tinged with reddish areas that scientists hope to learn more about, can be seen in the foreground. The giant planet Jupiter looms over the horizon.
While looking back to a time soon after the Big Bang, astronomers have now been able to observ ‘newborns’ – early galaxies as they appeared nearly 13 billion years ago – spun like a whirlpool, similar to our own Milky Way, a new study shows. The research was based on observations of two small newborn galaxies, as they existed just 800 million years after the Big Bang
Tulip Nebula - I'm pinning this for the picture. The article says we are made of star stuff. That sounds nice and poetic, but it doesn't give you any meaning, unfortunately. Star stuff doesn't care about you.
NGC 3190 is a spiral galaxy with tightly wound arms and lying in the constellation Leo. It was discovered by William Herschel in NGC 3190 is member of Hickson 44 galaxy group, estimated at around 80 million light years and consisting of four
If you looked to the skies last night (January you may have noticed a bright point of light nearly on top of the Moon. That was Jupiter. Last night was the closest they will come (an event called “conjunction”) until
Located approximately 300 million light-years away in the constellation of Volans, AM is one of the most spectacular ‘Ring Galaxies’ currently known. Image Credit: NASA, ESA, and The Hubble Heritage Team (AURA/STScI)