Latest Herschel Space Observatory Stories
Observations by two of the European Space Agency's space observatories have provided a multi-wavelength view of the mysterious galaxy Centaurus A.
A study of galaxies in the deepest far-infrared image of the sky, obtained by the Herschel Space Observatory, highlights the two contrasting ways that stars formed in galaxies up to 12 billion years ago.
Astronomers have spotted young stars in the Orion nebula changing right before their eyes, thanks to the European Space Agency's Herschel Space Observatory and NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope.
The cold dust that builds blazing stars is revealed in new images that combine observations from the Herschel Space Observatory and the Spitzer Space Telescope.
The Herschel Space Observatory has helped astronomers detect water-covered planets like Earth around a young star.
According to a new study published in the journal Nature on Wednesday, the Earth's ocean may have been created by comets.
Enceladus is the only moon in our solar system known to influence substantially the chemical composition of its parent planet.
About 5 thousand million years from now, our Sun will expand into a red giant, swelling to such a size that it may swallow the Earth.
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