The Boomerang Nebula — the so-called “coldest place in the universe — may get its frigid nature from a companion star supercharging a rapidly expanding outflow of gas.
Astronomers were surprised when the VLA revealed that a bright new object has appeared near the core of a famous galaxy. They think it’s a second supermassive black hole, indicating that the galaxy has merged with another in the past.
ALMA has made the first complete millimeter-wavelength image of the ring of dusty debris surrounding the young star Fomalhaut.
Astronomers produced a dramatic new image of the famous Crab Nebula by combining data from five different telescopes spanning the breadth of the electromagnetic spectrum.
Far beyond Pluto is a recently discovered cold, icy body that astronomers call “DeeDee.” New ALMA observations reveal that it has “the right stuff” to be considered a dwarf planet.
Star birth can be a violent and explosive event, as dramatically illustrated in new ALMA images.
ALMA sees young Milky Way-like galaxies in the early universe.
A protostar in the Cat’s Paw Nebula is undergoing a powerful growth spurt.
A dusty galaxy is seen about 13 billion light-years away.
LL Pegasi is an amazing celestial spiral.