Latest Submillimetre astronomy Stories
Astronomers have opened up its doors to a new ground-base telescope that will help give scientists a peak at the places that have never been explored.
Enceladus is the only moon in our solar system known to influence substantially the chemical composition of its parent planet.
The ultimate in high altitude, high-tech catering has arrived in Chile to serve chilled "provisions" to the telescopes at the largest astronomical complex in the world, the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA).
The first European antenna for the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) has reached new heights, having been transported to the observatoryâ€™s Array Operations Site (AOS) on 27 July 2011. .
A team of astronomers have discovered the largest and farthest reservoir of water ever detected in the universe.
A chance alignment of galaxies, recently observed by a space observatory, presents the perfect opportunity for studying star-forming galaxies billions of light-years away.
It turns out the Herschel Space Observatory has a trick up its sleeve.
Astronomy & Astrophysics is publishing a special feature devoted to the first science results obtained with Herschel.
The Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) has passed a key milestone crucial for the high quality images that will be the trademark of this revolutionary new tool for astronomy.
An instrument package developed in part by the University of Colorado at Boulder for the Herschel Space Observatory has provided one of the most detailed views yet of space up to 12 billion years back in time.
Mauna Kea Observatories -- Hawaii is Earth's connecting point to the rest of the Universe. The summit of Mauna Kea on the Island of Hawaii hosts the world's largest astronomical observatory, with telescopes operated by astronomers from eleven countries. The combined light-gathering power of the telescopes on Mauna Kea is fifteen times greater than that of the Palomar telescope in California -- for many years the world's largest -- and sixty times greater than that of the Hubble Space...
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