Latest Herschel Space Observatory Stories
ESA has now firmly entrusted its precious Mercury explorer to Europe’s largest rocket – the Ariane 5.
ESA's Herschel infrared space observatory has discovered that galaxies do not need to collide with each other to drive vigorous star birth.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Herschel Space Observatory's large telescope and state-of-the-art infrared detectors have provided the first confirmed finding of oxygen molecules in space.
The Herschel Space Observatory's large telescope and state-of-the-art infrared detectors have provided the first confirmed finding of oxygen molecules in space.
New observations from the Herschel Space Observatory show a bizarre, twisted ring of dense gas at the center of our Milky Way galaxy.
ESA's Herschel Space Observatory has detected cosmic dust from a supernova, adding to the theory that these cosmic fireworks are responsible for its creation.
All space missions have one inescapable dependency: the electricity flowing through their systems to keep them alive.
ESAâ€™s Herschel infrared space observatory has detected raging winds of molecular gas streaming away from galaxies.
Technology developed for space missions to study the most distant objects in the Universe is now finding a host of practical applications back on Earth.
ESAâ€™s Herschel space observatory has revealed that nearby interstellar clouds contain networks of tangled gaseous filaments.
- A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.