Star formation

A new way to study star formation in galaxies

Astronomers turn up the heavy metal to shed light on star formation.

How small galaxies sustain the formation of new stars?

New insights into star formation in the smallest galaxies.

Stunning view of a Milky Way-like galaxy with a huge magnetic field

The galaxy lies about 67 million light years away in the Ursa Major constellation.

NASA to use a stadium-sized stratospheric balloon to study the cosmos

ASTHROS will observe wavelengths of light that aren't visible from the ground.

Stunning new image of star cluster G286.21+0.17

Astronomers created a stunning new image showing celestial fireworks in star cluster G286.21+0.17.

Galactic collision may have triggered Solar System formation

The formation of the Solar System has puzzled scientists for centuries.  Now, it seems that scientists have finally know what causes the solar system emergence. According...

Some supermassive black holes actually thrive under pressure

A new, Yale-led study shows that some black holes feast under pressure. When distant galaxies- — and the supermassive dark gaps inside their cores— aggregates...

Astronomers captured new, detailed maps of three nearby interstellar gas clouds

Interstellar gas clouds are challenging to observe in visible light, but they emit strong radio wavelengths. But, Thanks to Nobeyama 45-m Radio Telescope in...

Lifting the veil on star formation in the Orion Nebula

In a recent observation by NASA scientists using NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA), scientists found that the stellar wind from a newborn star...

Extreme submillimetre starburst galaxies

Various studies have suggested the number of stars formed by galaxies each year. Now, in a new study by the Imperial College London, scientists...

Study reveals a crucial ingredient for life in the universe

Scientists in a recent study have investigated the nature of a cosmic phenomenon that slows down star formation. Scientists suggest that the study could help...

Astronomers found evidence for stars forming just 250 million years after Big Bang

Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) and ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT) have captured the evidence on star formation in the very distant galaxy MACS1149-JD1 suggesting that...

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