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Space Observatory's Mission Ends
2013-04-29 15:06:58

The European Space Agency's (ESA) Herschel observatory has officially run out of liquid coolant, ending its mission.

Kappa Coronae Borealis
2013-04-10 05:00:44

The European Space Agency's Herschel space observatory has snapped images of a dust belt orbiting a subgiant star that hosts a planetary system.

Europe's Herschel Space Observatory Has Detected Some Very Young Stars
2013-03-20 10:59:56

Some of the youngest stars ever seen have recently been found, thanks to the European Space Agency's (ESA) Herschel Space Observatory.

Protostar’s Fireworks Captured By NASA’s Hubble
2013-02-07 18:52:43

A strange beacon of light has been captured, for the third time, using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope.

First “Bone” In The Milky Way Discovered At CfA
2013-01-09 11:26:21

Astronomers affiliated with the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) have discovered a new "bone" in the structure of the Milky Way – a lengthy tendril comprised of dust and gas.

Brown Dwarf Weather Map Shows A Stormy Atmosphere
2013-01-09 08:38:22

By using the Hubble and Spitzer space telescopes, NASA officials say they have managed to complete the most detailed weather map to date for the cool, planet-like stars known as brown dwarfs.


Word of the Day
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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