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Astronomers using NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) have captured rare data of a flaring black hole, revealing new details about these powerful objects and their blazing jets.
NASA said on Monday that the family of asteroids believed to be responsible for the destruction of dinosaurs is innocent.
Scientists using data from NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) have discovered the coldest class of star-like bodies, with temperatures as cool as the human body.
WASHINGTON, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Astronomers studying observations taken by NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) mission have discovered the first known "Trojan" asteroid orbiting the sun along with Earth.
Ancient astronomers looked up at the dark skies in wonder, as the stars marched by overhead like precision dancers.
Astronomers across the globe can now sift through hundreds of millions of galaxies, stars and asteroids collected in the first bundle of data from NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) mission.
It might look like an abstract painting, but this splash of colors is in fact a busy star-forming complex called Rho Ophiuchi.
- In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.