Image: Our flocculent neighbour, the spiral galaxy M33
The spiral galaxy M33, also known as the Triangulum Galaxy, is one of our closest cosmic neighbours, just three million light-years away. Home to some forty billion stars, it is the third largest in the ...
The source of the sky's X-ray glow
In findings that help astrophysicists understand our corner of the galaxy, an international research team has shown that the soft X-ray glow blanketing the sky comes from both inside and outside the solar system.
Production phase for LSST camera sensors nears
(Phys.org) —A single sensor for the world's largest digital camera detected light making its way through wind, air turbulence, and Earth's atmosphere, successfully converting the light into a glimpse of ...
Australian researchers pioneer a 'Google street view' of galaxies
A new home-grown instrument based on bundles of optical fibres is giving Australian astronomers the first 'Google street view' of the cosmos—incredibly detailed views of huge numbers of galaxies.
Deep astrophoto of LDN 673
What a stunning view of this dark region of space! This image, by astrophotographer Callum Hayton shows LDN 673, a molecular cloud complex that lies in the constellation Aquila. This region is massive—around ...
Tech review: Galaxy Tab 4 blends in with the crowd
I'm always in favor of new hardware, but once I buy a gadget, I want it to be the current model for as long as possible so I can feel good about my purchase.
Samsung introduces Galaxy Alpha
Samsung Electronics unveiled its new design approach with the Galaxy Alpha. The latest addition to Samsung's Galaxy smartphone line, the Galaxy Alpha features a sophisticated design in a carefully constructed ...
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