Supermassive black holes, with their immense gravitational pull, are notoriously good at clearing out their immediate surroundings by eating nearby objects.
Read more (September 15, 2016)
NASA's WISE, Fermi Missions Reveal a Surprising Blazar Connection
Astronomers studying distant galaxies powered by monster black holes have uncovered an unexpected link between two very different wavelengths of the light they emit, the mid-infrared and gamma rays.
Read more (August 24, 2016)
Loneliest Young Star Seen by Spitzer and WISE
Alone on the cosmic road, far from any known celestial object, a young, independent star is going through a tremendous growth spurt.
Read more (July 27, 2016)
X Marks the Spot for Milky Way Formation
A new understanding of our galaxy's structure began in an unlikely way: on Twitter.
Read more (July 19, 2016)