ET Signals from the Milky Way --"We've Missed Signals We Were Totally Unaware Of" --- Do you think that we've missed signals along the way?" SyFyWire's Don Kaye asked SETI Institute's chief astronomer, Seth Shostak during a recent interview.
In this image, an expanding shell of debris called SNR is left behind after a massive star exploded in the Large Magellanic Cloud, a satellite galaxy to the Milky Way. Multimillion degree gas is seen in X-rays - NASA/CXC/SAO
An educational learning page, including many resources of links for night sky observing. Also covers the how's and why's of optical instruments such as binoculars and telescopes and how to use them for observing the night sky.
Chandra’s elliptical orbit takes the spacecraft to an altitude of approximately km mi) — more than a third of the distance to the Moon. Find out the current position of Chandra in relation to the surface of the Earth from NASA/JPL’s Eyes on
A team led from the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC) has found the most precise way ever to measure the rate at which stars form in galaxies using their radio emission at Gigahertz frequency range.