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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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03.06.14

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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01.07.14

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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01.07.14

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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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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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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08.01.13

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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07.31.13

Spitzer Discovers Young Stars with a 'Hula Hoop'

A pair of stars peeks out from a tilted disk twirling around them, allowing astronomers to monitor their "blinking" p... read more

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05.16.13

Galaxy's Ring of Fire

This galaxy's ring of fire "burns, burns, burns" with young stars. read more

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05.06.13

NASA's Spitzer Puts Planets in a Petri Dish

Astronomers are using NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope to dissect the atmospheres of an exotic class of planets called ... read more

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04.03.13

A Confetti-Like Collection of Stars

Stars sparkle in this lively new view of the Small Magellanic Cloud from NASA's Great Observatories. read more

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12.19.12

Armchair Science: Bag and Tag Glowing Galactic Clouds

A new galactic game launches today that lets citizen scientists identify the glowing clouds where future stars will b... read more

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12.18.12

Shot Away from its Companion, Giant Star Makes Waves

A runaway star can be seen charging through the dust in an infrared portrait from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope. read more

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09.26.12

Spitzer, Hubble See Galaxy-Altering Quasars Ignite

NASA's Spitzer and Hubble Space Telescopes have caught sight of luminous quasars igniting after galaxies collide. Qua... read more

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09.24.12

Spitzer Welcomes Shuttle Endeavour to Los Angeles

The Space Shuttle Endeavour, mounted atop its specially-adapted 747, made a grand tour of the Los Angles basin on Sep... read more

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05.24.12

NASA Scientist Figures Way to Weigh Space Rock

A scientist at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., has accurately determined the mass of a nearby a... read more

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03.07.12

Citizen Scientists Reveal a Bubbly Milky Way

Volunteers are helping astronomers find star-blown bubbles throughout our Milky Way galaxy. read more

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01.25.12

Astronomical Success: Caltech's George Helou Honored by Home Country of Lebanon

They say there is no place like home. For Caltech's George Helou, the essence of that phrase carries over to the reco... read more

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01.11.12

Teacher Program Brings NASA Research to High Schools, Middle Schools, Museums

Imagine you are a high school student walking into your science class in September and you learn that your teacher is... read more

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11.23.11

Doubling Up on the Southern Pinwheel Galaxy

Like the Milky Way, Messier 83 is classified as a barred spiral galaxy due to the bar-like pattern of stars that run ... read more

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11.10.11

The Tarantula Glows with X-rays and Infrared Light

The Tarantula nebula can be seen here in a web of dust and multimillion-degree gas. read more

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10.19.11

Spitzer Finds the Coldest Companion to a Star Ever Seen

Although we all want to think that the people we keep company with are "cool," when it comes to the cosmos, no one ha... read more

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09.26.11

Spitzer Detects a Steaming Super-Earth Eclipsing Its Star

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has gathered surprising new details about a supersized and superheated version of Eart... read more

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08.15.11

Honeycomb Carbon Crystals Possibly Detected in Space

Flat flakes of carbon have been tentatively spotted in space. read more

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08.10.11

A Cosmic Inkblot Test

What do you see when you look at this strange mix of shapes from space? read more

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08.09.11

Spitzer Status Update

Spitzer scientists and engineers are beginning tests to study the feasibility of switching to the spacecraft's Inerti... read more

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07.20.11

Spitzer's Spider Web of Stars

Stars appear to be caught in a galactic web in this new image from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope. read more

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06.15.11

A Green Ring Fit for a Superhero

Has the comic book superhero Green Lantern lost his ring? In fact, this giant ring of glowing dust, imaged by NASA's ... read more

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05.23.11

Planet? Check.

A new planetary member of the Kepler-10 solar system was announced today. Using data from NASA's Spitzer Space Telesc... read more

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05.20.11

Spitzer Achievements Honored at Rotary Stellar Awards

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has been awarded the prestigious 2011 Stellar Award by the Rotary National Award for S... read more

   

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