The Little Fox and the Giant Stars New stars are the lifeblood of our galaxy, and there is enough material revealed by this Herschel infrared image to build stars for millions of years to come. NASA Image of the Day
The galaxies are greener on the other side of the universe, it seems: A new analysis reveals that some of the most distant galaxies ever observed are radiating green light, a finding that could deeply impact developing models of those early galaxies.
Using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) observatory, astronomers surveyed galaxies that existed when the universe was only 1 billion years old. The scientists detected ionized carbon filling the space between the stars, in
Considered to be the first cold super Earth, this exoplanet began to form a Jupiter-like core of rock and ice, but couldn’t grow fast enough in size. Its final mass is five times that of Earth. The planet's nickname is Hoth, after a planet from Star Wars.