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Name an exoplanet

IAU100 NameExoWorlds gives every country in the world the opportunity to name an exoplanet and its host star.

Jun 6th, 2019

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Stellar waltz with dramatic ending

Astronomers have identified an unusual celestial object. It is most likely the product of the fusion of two stars that died a long time ago. After billions of years circling around each other these so-called white dwarfs merged and rose from the dead.

May 21st, 2019

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Hubble assembles wide view of the distant universe

Astronomers developed a mosaic of the distant Universe that documents 16 years of observations from the Hubble Space Telescope. The image, called the Hubble Legacy Field, contains roughly 265,000 galaxies that stretch back to just 500 million years after the Big Bang.

May 2nd, 2019

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