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08.16.07

Putting the Brakes on Star Formation

Spitzer learns why one class of galaxy seems to have trouble forming new stars.

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03.02.06

Origins of Organics

Robert Hurt talks to Yanling Wu about her studies of blue compact dwarf galaxies, and what they tell us about the ori...

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02.15.06

Finding Crystals in Colliding Galaxies

Robert Hurt interviews Dr. Henrik Spoon about a first in extragalactic astronomy: the detection of delicate crystals ...

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01.11.06

Survivors Around a Dead Star

Whitney Clavin speaks with Dr. Marc Kuchner, who has recently discovered signs of surviving comets around a star that...

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12.14.05

Alien Asteroid Belts

Robert Hurt speaks with Dr. Dean Hines by phone about the discovery of an asteroid belt similar to our own around a v...

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12.08.05

High School Students Visit Spitzer

A teacher and three high school students from the Phillips Exeter Academy visit the Spitzer Science Center, and discu...

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11.09.05

The Mountains of Creation

Gay Hill talks to Dr. Lori Allen about the aesthetics and science behind the "Mountains of Creation," a beautiful new...

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10.27.05

Tale of the Tadpole Galaxy

Dr. Tom Jarrett discusses new images of the Tadpole galaxy from NASA's SWIRE mission, and what they may tell us about...

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10.13.05

Amazing Andromeda

Observations of our sister galaxy Andromeda reveal a new side to this Milky Way neighbor. Dr. Karl Gordon and Dr. Geo...

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10.06.05

Cotton Candy Comets

Dr. Michelle Thaller discusses new insights into the nature of comets gained from observations by Spitzer and other o...

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09.29.05

What's a Big Galaxy Doing in the Baby Universe?

Astronomers unexpectedly discover that some very massive mature galaxies were already in place only one billion years...

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09.15.05

Do Planets Sprout Like Wildflowers?

New Spitzer evidence indicates that some gas giants may have grown in less than one million years, faster than previo...

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09.01.05

Spitzer Turns Two

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope celebrates its second anniversary of uncovering hidden universes of warm stellar embry...

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08.16.05

Finding Hidden Black Holes

Dr. Mark Lacy discusses a population of giant black holes, or quasars, in distant galaxies that, until recent Spitzer...

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08.03.05

Organic Molecules in the Early Universe

Dr. Lin Yan discusses her recent discovery of organic molecules called polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (or PAHs) in ...

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