Inner structural features seen in this image are helping scientists to understand the mechanisms and interactions within the galaxy, as are the jets seen extending over thousands of light years from the black hole believed to be at its heart.
The habitable zone of a nearby star is filled to the brim with planets that could support alien life, scientists announced Tuesday. An international team of scientists found three potentially habitable planets around the star Gliese a s
Greenbelt, MD (SPX) Apr 2012 - An outbound comet that provided a nice show for skywatchers late last year is the target of an ongoing investigation by NASA's Swift satellite. Formally designated (Garradd), the unusually
NASA reveals details of mission to capture and bring asteroid near Earth
The planetary nebula NGC observed with GMOS-S and GeMS. The Field of this image is arcmin, and the image quality reached was as good as on these exposure time images. The star at the center of the nebulae was used as one of the guide stars.