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Very Old Cluster Densely Packed With Millions Of Stars
Extensively studied in the literature and one of the oldest known among deep sky objects is NGC 6752.
It is a crowded globular cluster, filled with hundreds of thousands of stars and has its location approximately
13,000 light-years from Earth, in the Pavo constellation...
Mysterious Signal From Outer Space - Is Someone Trying To Contact Us?
A mysterious signal coming from a region of space between the constellations Pisces and Aries has been picked up on three different occasions
by the Arecibo radio telescope in Puerto Rico...
Astrophysicist Resolves Paradox With Radio Millisecond Pulsars
Celestial objects known as pulsars are still full of secrets. It is takes time and many efforts to learn all their secrets. Previous studies reached
the paradoxical conclusion that some millisecond pulsars are even older than the universe itself. It was time to resolve this paradox.
Astronomical Mystery: Giant Alien Planet Orbiting Three Suns
Binary stars are well-known and even trinary systems may be common but most of them
are crowded together and thus, difficult to find and study. Additionally, it has long been considered they are inhospitable to planets...
Radio Emission From Ultracool Dwarf Detected By Arecibo Telescope
The Arecibo Telescope in Puerto Rico has discovered sporadic bursts of polarized radio emission from the T6.5 brown J1047+21.
Because Arecibo is a single, fixed-dish telescope, it has a restricted practical sensitivity to weak, quiescent emission from radio sources...
Monster Star Thousand Times Bigger Than Our Sun Could Soon Explode - with video
Despite its enormous size, the star has not been identified as yellow hypergiant until recently...
Star Changes Into An Incredible Diamond Planet - with video
How can a star change into a diamond planet? Astronomical discoveries show that what sounds like science fiction is actually reality...
Invader From Another Galaxy
This alien intruder from another galaxy is in many ways different from other exoplanets observed by astronomers.
Located about 2000 light-years from Earth in the southern constellation of Fornax (the Furnace), the Jupiter-like planet orbits a dying star of
extragalactic origin and risks to be engulfed by it.
Power To See Most Distant Objects In The Universe
The 3C294, is one of the most distant galaxies recorded by Chandra, the most sophisticated X-ray observatory ever built.
The cluster 3C294 is even 40 percent farther (!) than the next most distant x-ray galaxy cluster.
Chandra focus on X-rays from high-energy regions of the Universe and see the invisible.
It is so sensitive that it can capture images of particles as they disappear into a black hole deep in outer space.
Mysterious Jelly-Like Blue Spheres That Fell From The Sky Are Not Of Meteorological Origin
Residents in United Kingdom were baffled when they suddenly saw strange jelly-like blue spheres falling from they sky.
Steve Hornsby, a former aircraft engineer from Bournemouth found these strange spheres in his garden, last Thursday.
"The sky went a really dark yellow colour."