Universe’s Expansion History: Insights from the DESI Survey

The DESI survey has observed a new set of 5000 galaxies every 20 minutes since its launch in 2021.

Heaviest black hole pair ever found

This massive pair gives clues as to why such an event seems so unlikely in the Universe.

Gemini South telescope captures stunning image of peculiar galaxy with twisted dust lanes

Astronomers have revealed new details about a peculiar galaxy, NGC 4753, located about 60 million light-years away in the constellation Virgo. The galaxy, which...

Gemini North Telescope captured the eroding remains of dwarf galaxies

Astronomers using the Gemini North telescope have identified over 100 galaxies, giving insight into the transition of dwarf galaxies into ultra-compact dwarf galaxies.

A detailed atlas of almost 400,000 galaxies in our cosmic neighborhood

Astronomers have created a detailed atlas of almost 400,000 galaxies in our cosmic neighborhood. The Siena Galaxy Atlas was compiled using data from NSF's...

International Gemini Observatory traces gamma-ray burst to nucleus of ancient galaxy

Astronomers studying a powerful gamma-ray burst (GRB) with the Gemini South telescope, operated by NSF’s NOIRLab, may have detected a never-before-seen way to destroy...

Multiple rock-forming elements detected in the scorching exoplanet’s atmosphere

Astronomers using the Gemini North telescope, one half of the International Gemini Observatory operated by NSF’s NOIRLab, have detected multiple rock-forming elements in the...

DESI early data release contained nearly two million Galaxies, Quasars, and Stars

First small fraction of gigantic cosmic survey released and now available via DOE’s Berkeley Laboratory with a portion hosted by NOIRLab’s Astro Data Lab

A pair of infant stars captured bursting from their natal cocoons of dust and gas

Radiant protostars and shadowy clouds clash in stellar nursery.

First evidence of a dying Sun-like star engulfing an exoplanet

Astronomers using the Gemini South telescope in Chile, operated by NSF’s NOIRLab, have observed the first evidence of a dying Sun-like star engulfing an...

A sharper look at the first image of a M87 black hole

Machine learning reconstructs the new image of Messier 87 from Event Horizon Telescope data

Recent Stories