It’s time to update your desktop wallpaper, folks. The Hubble Space Telescope has captured some of the most remarkable images ever seen of the faintest and earliest known galaxies in the Universe. Read More >>
Astrophysicists at Caltech say they’ve detected the oldest, most distant galaxy known so far. It’s 13.2 billion years old — just over half a billion years younger than the universe itself. Read More >>
Littered across the cosmos are massive, dead galaxies, containing roughly half the stars in the known Universe. Much about them remains a mystery, but a study suggests that they may have rotted from the inside out.
This stunning image shows an energetic burst of gases being spat out at 2,000,000 mph from the centre of a galaxy, thanks to the immense pressures of stars forming at its core. The observation was made by a team of scientists from the University of Hertfordshire.