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ssc2008-15

08.22.08

Generations of Stars Pose for Family Portrait

A new image from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope tells a tale of life and death amidst a rich family history. The stri... read more

ssc2008-14

07.21.08

Spitzer Reveals 'No Organics' Zone Around Pinwheel Galaxy

The Pinwheel galaxy is gussied up in infrared light in a new picture from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope. read more

ssc2008-13

07.15.08

Brightest Star in the Galaxy has New Competition

A contender for the title of brightest star in our Milky Way galaxy has been unearthed in the dusty metropolis of the... read more

ssc2008-12

07.10.08

Rare 'Star-Making Machine' Found In Distant Universe

Astronomers have uncovered an extreme stellar machine -- a galaxy in the very remote universe pumping out stars at a ... read more

ssc2008-11

06.03.08

Spitzer Captures Stellar Coming of Age in Our Galaxy

More than 800,000 snapshots from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope have been stitched together to create a new "coming o... read more

ssc2008-10

06.03.08

Two of the Milky Way's Spiral Arms Go Missing

New images from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope are shedding light on the true structure of the Milky Way, revealing t... read more

ssc2008-09

05.29.08

Scientists Hold Séance for Supernova

Astronomers have unearthed secrets from the grave of a star that blasted apart in a supernova explosion long ago. By ... read more

ssc2008-08

05.28.08

Strange Ring Found Circling Dead Star

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has found a bizarre ring of material around the magnetic remains of a star that blaste... read more

ssc2008-07

04.10.08

Spitzer Sees Shining Stellar Sphere

Millions of clustered stars glisten like an iridescent opal in a new image from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope. read more

ssc2008-06

03.13.08

Spitzer Finds Organics and Water Where New Planets May Grow

Researchers using NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope have discovered large amounts of simple organic gases and water vapo... read more

ssc2008-05

02.17.08

Many, Perhaps Most, Nearby Sun-Like Stars May Form Rocky Planets

Astronomers have discovered that terrestrial planets might form around many, if not most, of the nearby sun-like star... read more

ssc2008-04

02.12.08

Astronomers Eye Ultra-Young, Bright Galaxy in Early Universe

NASA's Hubble and Spitzer space telescopes, with a boost from a natural "zoom lens," have uncovered what may be one o... read more

ssc2008-03

02.11.08

Spitzer Catches Young Stars in Their Baby Blanket of Dust

Newborn stars peek out from beneath their natal blanket of dust in this dynamic image of the Rho Ophiuchi dark cloud ... read more

ssc2008-02

01.15.08

NASA Unveils Cosmic Images Book in Braille for Blind Readers

At a ceremony held today at the National Federation of the Blind, NASA unveiled a new book that brings majestic image... read more

ssc2008-01

01.10.08

Even Thin Galaxies Can Grow Fat Black Holes

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has detected plump black holes where least expected -- skinny galaxies. read more

ssc2007-20

12.20.07

10,000 Earths' Worth of Fresh Dust Found Near Star Explosion

Astronomers have at last found definitive evidence that the universe's first dust -- the celestial stuff that seeded ... read more

ssc2007-19

11.29.07

Embryonic Star Captured with Jets Flaring

A developing star wrapped in a black cocoon of dust is seen sprouting giant jets in a new image from NASA's Spitzer S... read more

ssc2007-18

11.20.07

Astronomers Say Moons Like Ours Are Uncommon

The next time you take a moonlit stroll, or admire a full, bright-white moon looming in the night sky, you might coun... read more

ssc2007-17

10.25.07

Missing Black Hole Report: Hundreds Found!

Astronomers have unmasked hundreds of black holes hiding deep inside dusty galaxies billions of light-years away. read more

ssc2007-16

10.09.07

Astronomers Find Dust in the Wind of Black Holes

The hit song that proclaimed, "All we are is dust in the wind," may have some cosmic truth to it. New findings from N... read more

   

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