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)
NASA Response to Recent Paper on NEOWISE Asteroid Size Results
A paper posted Sunday by Nathan Myhrvold to ArXiv.org and described in an article by reporter Ken Chang in the May 23 New York Times discusses interpretations of data on asteroids from NASA's NEOWISE mission.
Read more (May 25, 2016)