Latest Spitzer Space Telescope Stories
Milky Way Project is releasing more images with a whole new set of "animals" to track in the cosmic zoo.
The edge-on spiral galaxy UGC 10288 appeared to be a single object in previous observations. However, new detailed radio data revealed that the large perpendicular extension of UGC 10288's halo is really a distant background galaxy with radio jets.
The bubbly birth of a bouncing baby star has been revealed by observations Spitzer and the newly completed Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array in Chile.
In the spirit of Halloween, scientists are releasing a trio of stellar ghosts caught in infrared light by NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope.
After 10 years of orbiting the sun, the Spitzer Space Telescope has been repurposed to hunt for exoplanets outside of our solar system.
Two years ago NASA scientists revealed a new class of stars, dubbed ‘Y dwarfs’, thought to be about as warm as the human body. However, newly published research indicates that these cold stars are probably a bit warmer than the boiling point of water.
NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope will celebrate its 10th anniversary of scientific research on Sunday, the US space agency announced on Friday.
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