Friday, May 20, 2022

Star formation

Hubble shares a view of a glittering galaxy

Supernova bonanza in nearby galaxy NGC 1569.

Astronomers spotted the most distant astronomical object ever

Shining only ~300 million years after the Big Bang, it may be home to the oldest stars in the universe.

Astronomers discover the largest molecule yet in a planet-forming disc

Using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) in Chile, researchers at Leiden Observatory in the Netherlands have for the first time detected dimethyl ether...

Hubble captured a space triangle

A spectacular head-on collision between two galaxies creates an unusual space triangle.

A strange new type of star covered in the by-product of helium burning

It is possible that the stars might have been formed by a rare stellar merger event.

Hubble spots a black hole triggering star formation in a dwarf galaxy

Detailed evidence from Hubble shows a black hole in a new light.

Hubble captured a protostar in the reflection nebula

Hubble Spies Newly Forming Star Incubating in IC 2631.

Gamma rays detected from UFOs in several nearby galaxies

The gamma-ray discovery could advance understanding of UFOs’ role in the evolution of galaxies.

Signs of water detected in a distant star-forming galaxy

The study marks the most distant detection of required elements for life.

Hubble captures a majestic spiral galaxy NGC 4666

A burst of star formation.

Mysterious 500-light-year-wide ‘cavity’ discovered in space

The sphere-shaped phenomenon may explain how supernovae lead to star formation.

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