News tagged with antennae

Molecular messages from the antennae

(PhysOrg.com) -- Insects use their antennae for smelling and thus for locating resources in their environment. In an online first article published today, Max Planck researchers present the first complete ...

Apr 15, 2011 5 / 5 (1) 0 | with audio podcast

Spitzer sees shrouded burst of stars

(PhysOrg.com) -- Astronomers using NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope have found a stunning burst of star formation that beams out as much infrared light as an entire galaxy. The collision of two spiral galaxies ...

Nov 23, 2010 4.9 / 5 (7) 15 | with audio podcast

Image: A Galactic Spectacle

A beautiful new image of two colliding galaxies has been released by NASA's Great Observatories. The Antennae galaxies, located about 62 million light-years from Earth, are shown in this composite image from ...

Aug 05, 2010 4.7 / 5 (18) 1 | with audio podcast