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10.22.14

Galactic Wheel of Life Shines in Infrared

It might look like a spoked wheel or even a "Chakram" weapon wielded by warriors like "Xena," from the fictional TV s... read more

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10.15.14

Slow-Growing Galaxies Offer Window to Early Universe

What makes one rose bush blossom with flowers, while another remains barren? Astronomers ask a similar question of ga... read more

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09.24.14

NASA Telescopes Find Clear Skies and Water Vapor on Exoplanet

Astronomers using data from three of NASA's space telescopes -- Hubble, Spitzer and Kepler -- have discovered clear s... read more

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09.09.14

Spitzer's SPLASH Project Dives Deep for Galaxies

Astronomers "fishing" for galaxies turn up surprisingly massive catch. In one of the longest surveys the telescope wi... read more

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08.28.14

NASA's Spitzer Telescope Witnesses Asteroid Smashup

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has spotted an eruption of dust around a young star, possibly the result of a smashup ... read more

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08.27.14

NASA Telescopes Uncover Early Construction of Giant Galaxy

Astronomers have for the first time caught a glimpse of the earliest stages of massive galaxy construction. The build... read more

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08.07.14

Spitzer Telescope Honored by Aerospace Society

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has received the 2014 AIAA Space Science Award for its ongoing infrared studies of the... read more

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07.23.14

The Most Precise Measurement of an Alien World's Size

NASA's Kepler and Spitzer space telescopes have made the most precise measurement yet of the size of a planet beyond ... read more

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07.02.14

Black Hole Fireworks in Nearby Galaxy

Celebrants this Fourth of July will enjoy the dazzling lights and booming shock waves from the explosions of firework... read more

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06.19.14

Spitzer Spies an Odd, Tiny Asteroid

Astronomers using NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope have measured the size of an asteroid candidate for NASA's Asteroid ... read more

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06.12.14

Catching a 'Wave' of Galaxies Ending the Dark Ages

Through a project dubbed SURFS UP, NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope and Hubble Space Telescope are catching sight of a ... read more

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06.04.14

New Suspect Identified in Supernova Explosion

There were no witnesses to a stellar blast that lit up our skies a millennium ago, but NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope... read more

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05.28.14

The 'Serpent' Star-forming Cloud Hatches New Stars

The dark patch of clouds in this image from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope is swaddled in so much dust, even infrared... read more

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05.21.14

Pitch Black: Cosmic Clumps Cast the Darkest Shadows

A colossal, deeply dark cloud is found cranking out massive stars in a new Spitzer study. read more

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05.15.14

What Do You See in a Nebula?

Sometimes looking at the night sky can say more about the observer than the universe - at least that's how it feels w... read more

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05.07.14

NASA Delivers New Insight into Star Cluster Formation

Using data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and infrared telescopes, astronomers have made an important advance ... read more

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04.25.14

NASA's Spitzer and WISE Telescopes Find Close, Cold Neighbor of Sun

NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) and Spitzer Space Telescope have discovered what appears to be the ... read more

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04.23.14

Professional and Amateur Astronomers Join Forces

Long before the term "citizen science" was coined, the field of astronomy has benefited from countless men and women ... read more

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04.03.14

New Tool Finds Buried Treasure in Spitzer Archives

Our Solar System is swarming with asteroids and comets. Although astronomers have identified many thousands of these ... read more

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03.27.14

Spitzer Sees the Galactic Dawn with 'Frontier Fields'

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope, in tandem with other major NASA observatories, has recently embarked on a major new m... read more

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03.20.14

NASA's Spitzer Telescope Brings 360-Degree View of Galaxy to Our Fingertips

Touring the Milky Way now is as easy as clicking a button with NASA's new zoomable, 360-degree mosaic presented Thurs... read more

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03.06.14

Mystery of Planet-forming Disks Explained by Magnetism

Gigantic magnetic loops on planet-forming disks explain a mystery of too much infrared light. read more

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02.26.14

Spitzer Stares into the Heart of New Supernova in M82

One of the closest supernovas to go off in the last few decades is putting on a good show for telescopes on the groun... read more

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02.07.14

Looking Back to the Cradle of Our Universe

NASA's Spitzer and Hubble Space Telescopes team up to find a small galaxy that appears to be lying at the observable ... read more

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01.29.14

NASA and ESA Telescopes Help Solve Mystery of Ultra-Compact, Burned-Out Galaxies

Astronomers using NASA's Hubble and Spitzer Space Telescopes, Europe's Herschel Space Observatory, and many ground-ba... read more

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01.07.14

Stormy Stars? NASA's Spitzer Probes Weather on Brown Dwarfs

To the surprise of astronomers, most brown dwarfs may be roiled by massive storms. read more

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01.07.14

NASA's Hubble and Spitzer Team up to Probe Faraway Galaxies

NASA's Hubble and Spitzer Space Telescopes are providing a new perspective on the remote universe, including new view... read more

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01.06.14

Pulsar in a Stellar Triple System Makes Unique Gravitational Laboratory

Astronomers using a number of telescopes, including Spitzer, have discovered a unique stellar system of two white dwa... read more

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12.18.13

The Rise and Fall of Galactic Cities

How and when galactic metropolises cease their opulent ways is the subject of new research from NASA's Spitzer Space ... read more

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12.16.13

New Animals on Display at Spitzer's Citizen Science Zoo

Since 2010, about 50,000 volunteers have taken to their computers to help astronomers catalog star-blown bubbles capt... read more

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11.21.13

Infant Galaxies Merge Near 'Cosmic Dawn'

Astronomers using the combined power of the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array telescope in Chile and NASA’... read more

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11.11.13

Spitzer and ALMA Reveal a Star's Bubbly Birth

Supersonic jets burst out of a young star's cocoon in a new image from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope and the Atacama... read more

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10.28.13

A Ghostly Trio from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope

Haunting images from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope show the disembodied remains of dying stars. read more

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10.24.13

NASA's Great Observatories Begin Deepest-Ever Probe of the Universe

NASA's Hubble, Spitzer and Chandra space telescopes are teaming up to look deeper into the universe than ever before.... read more

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09.30.13

NASA Space Telescopes Find Patchy Clouds on Exotic World

Astronomers using data from NASA's Kepler and Spitzer space telescopes have created the first cloud map of a planet b... read more

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09.24.13

How Engineers Revamped Spitzer to Probe Exoplanets

Even though NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope was never designed to study exoplanets, it has become one of the world's p... read more

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09.10.13

Comet Found Hiding in Plain Sight

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has uncovered secrets of the "asteroid" called Don Quixote, revealing its true comet n... read more

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09.05.13

Coldest Brown Dwarfs Blur Star, Planet Lines

Researchers are getting to know some of our sun's closest and smallest neighbors. read more

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08.23.13

NASA's Spitzer Telescope Celebrates 10 Years in Space

Ten years after a Delta II rocket launched NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope, lighting up the night sky over Cape Canave... read more

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08.01.13

Monster Galaxies Lose Their Appetite With Age

Our universe is filled with gobs of galaxies, bound together by gravity into larger families called clusters. Lying a... read more

   

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