Star formation

Astronomers observed oldest ‘dead’ galaxy yet

A galaxy that suddenly stopped forming new stars.

A black hole giving ‘fierce feedback’

Black holes are like temperamental toddlers.

Astronomers revealed mysterious star formation by hearts of molecular clouds

Data from the world's largest radio telescopes holds clues.

Astronomers detected three iron rings in a planet-forming disk

A three-ringed structure in the nursery of planets.

A high-resolution map of the Milky Way in 3D

The produced 3D map will be highly useful for a wide range of applications.

A star in our Galaxy’s center born outside of the galaxy

10 billion year, 50,000 light-year journey to black hole.

Webb’s study shows rocky planets form in harsh conditions

These are the first results from the eXtreme UV Environments (XUE) James Webb Space Telescope programme.

Dwarf galaxies use 10-million-year delay in blowing out the gas

Star-forming regions are able to hang on to their gas and dust.

Astronomy’s new frontier: Triple systems in massive ‘Be stars’ uncovered

The stars move across the night sky, over long periods like 10 years, and short periods of around six months.

Bursts of star formation explain mysterious brightness at cosmic dawn

Intense flashes of light, not mass, resolve the puzzle of impossible brightness.

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