Analysis of two cosmic explosions indicates to astronomers that the pair, along with a puzzling blast from 2018, constitute a new type of event, with similarities to some supernovae and gamma-ray bursts, but also with significant differences.
Galaxy DLA0817g, nicknamed the Wolfe Disk after the late astronomer Arthur M. Wolfe, is the most distant rotating disk galaxy ever observed.
What does an active black hole look like? It depends on your point of view.
ALMA is the first telescope to measure the gases originating directly from the nucleus of an object that travelled to us from another planetary system.
The Central Development Laboratory is often hidden behind the headlines of scientific discovery, but it’s research and development creates the tools radio astronomers use every day.
Using VLA and Spitzer observations, astronomers are able to determine wind speeds on a brown dwarf for the first time. They believe the technique also could be used for exoplanets.