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Webb reveals new features in heart of Milky Way

The latest image from the James Webb Space Telescope shows a portion of the dense center of our galaxy in unprecedented detail, including never-before-seen features astronomers have yet to explain. The star-forming region, ...

Deep learning speeds up galactic calculations

Supernovae, or exploding stars, play a critical role in the formation and evolution of galaxies. However, key aspects of these phenomena are notoriously difficult to simulate accurately in reasonably short amounts of time.

First scientific results from Galaxy Cruise

Galaxy Cruise, a citizen science project led by the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ), has been sailing the cosmic ocean with citizen astronomers to uncover the secrets of galaxies since 2019.

JWST discovers massive and compact quiescent galaxy

Astronomers have reported the discovery of a new galaxy using the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) as part of the JWST COSMOS-Web survey. The newfound object, designated JWST-ER1 is a massive and compact quiescent galaxy. ...

Astronomers discover new massive quiescent galaxy

Astronomers report the discovery of a new massive and quiescent galaxy at a high redshift. The galaxy, which received designation COSMOS-1047519, was detected using the Keck I telescope. The finding was detailed in a paper ...

Next major X-ray mission set to launch

The X-Ray Imaging and Spectroscopy Mission (XRISM) is ready to launch on 7 September 2023 to observe the most energetic objects and events in the cosmos. In doing so, it will unveil the evolution of the universe and the structure ...

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