Hubble's deep field images of the early universe are postcards from billions of years ago
This insignificant patch of sky in the fairly obscure constellation of Fornax is the setting for one of the most remarkable images ever captured. Although only a fraction of the full moon in size, this i ...
Galaxy's snacking habits revealed
A team of Australian and Spanish astronomers have caught a greedy galaxy gobbling on its neighbours and leaving crumbs of evidence about its dietary past.
Image: Hubble eyes galactic refurbishment
The smudge of stars at the center of this NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image is a galaxy known as UGC 5797. UGC 5797 is an emission line galaxy, meaning that it is currently undergoing active star formation. ...
Extremely young stellar clump in the distant universe
As part of an observing program carried out with the Subaru Telescope and the Hubble Space Telescope, a group of researchers from the Service d'Astrophysique- Laboratoire AIM of CEA-IRFU led by Anita Zanella ...
The cosmic evolution of galaxies
Our knowledge of the big bang has increased dramatically in the past decade, as satellites and ground-based studies of the cosmic microwave background have refined parameters associated with the very early ...
Birth of a radio phoenix
Abell 1033 is a cluster of over 350 galaxies located about 1.7 billion light-years away. Collisions between galaxies in clusters are common events, and each merger heats and shocks the nearby gas. The rapidly ...
The researcher's guide to the galaxy: Team develops new classification system for galaxies based on movement of stars
Using data on the motion of distant galaxies, a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Alberta has developed a new classification system for galaxies based on the movements of their stars.
Review: Curves and 'self-healing' in super-premium phones
For those not satisfied with just a premium phone, Samsung and LG are offering two models best described as the Lamborghinis of smartphones.
Samsung's profit hit by bigger iPhones, sinks 39 percent
Samsung Electronics Co. said its first quarter net profit plunged 39 percent as consumers switched to bigger iPhones, squeezing earnings from its mobile business to less than half what they were a year earlier.
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