Our infant solar system had to have been doughnut-shaped

Iron meteorite helps unravel the mystery of our solar system's birth.

Alignment of bipolar jets confirms star formation theories

For the first time, a phenomenon astronomers have long hoped to image directly has been captured by the NASA/ESA/CSA James Webb Space Telescope’s Near-InfraRed...

First Ever Pair of Merging Quasars at Cosmic Dawn

With the help of the powerful GNIRS instrument on the Gemini North telescope, one half of the International Gemini Observatory, supported in part by...

New data revise our view of this unusual supernova explosion

The Crab Nebula is a nearby example of the debris left behind when a star undergoes a violent death in a supernova explosion. However,...

New research could change how space missions are conducted

Research breakthroughs to take space missions to new heights.

A roundtrip to Mars could damage astronauts’ kidneys permanently

The structure and function of the kidneys are altered by space flight.

James Webb Space Telescope Shed Light on Early Universe Supernovae

NASA’s Webb Opens New Window on Supernova Science

New research suggests lakes beneath Mars’ ice cap unlikely

The new research tells a more complete story.

Milky Way’s last major galactic collision happened much more recently than previously thought

The data supporting these findings were collected via the European Space Agency’s Gaia spacecraft.

Webb finds an abundance of carbon molecules surrounding a star

The results reveal the largest number of carbon-containing molecules seen to date in such a disk.

Exotic black holes: A byproduct of dark matter

The universe may have sprouted microscopic black holes with enormous amounts of nuclear charge.

Scientists discovered the slowest-spinning radio-emitting neutron star

Most collapsed stars rotate faster than once per second. This one takes nearly an hour.

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