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Sun erupted strong solar flare

The sun emitted a strong solar flare on April 30, 2022at 9:47 a.m. EDT.NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory captured an image of the event.NASA's Solar...

The role of space in driving sustainability, security, and development on Earth

A study reveals five actions that leaders can take to contribute to economic development, advance global security and sustainability and make space a safe...

Scientists discovered a dwarf galaxy which appeared to have no dark matter.

A team of astrophysicists affiliated with multiple institutions in the U.S. have developed a new theory to explain the existence of dark matter–free dwarf...

Detail investigation of magnetar SGR J1935+2154

European astronomers have conducted a detailed and long-term X-ray monitoring campaign of a magnetar known as SGR J1935+2154. SGR J1935+2154 has entered its active...

Hubble finds a star formation river

This newly revised NASA Hubble Space Telescope image of the Hickson Compact Group 31 (HCG 31) of galaxies highlights streams of star-formation as four...

Using X-rays Astronomers inspected mysterious nuclear transient AT2019pev

Astronomers from the Ohio State University (OSU) have performed a detailed X-ray observational campaign of a mysterious nuclear transient event known as AT2019pev. The...

Quasi-periodic oscillation detected in blazar PKS 0405-385

Chinese astronomers have detected quasi-periodic oscillation from this source. They have analyzed the historical light curve of blazar PKS 0405-385 from NASA's Fermi spacecraft....

A small sombrero for Hubble

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has allowed astronomers to view galaxies of all shapes and sizes from nearly every angle. When a galaxy is seen...

European astronomers discover four new brown dwarfs

Astronomers from the Astronomical Observatory of Padova and Italy have conducted observations of 25 stars as part of the COPAINS Pilot Survey. They have...

Pulse-to-pulse energy distribution and longitude-resolved modulation properties of a FAST-CRAFTS pulsar

The Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope (FAST) is the largest telescope ever built by far. It has discovered more than 200 pulsars. PSR J1631+1252...

Researchers investigate mixing fraction in classical novae

Ph.D. candidate Guo Yunlang and Prof. Wang Bo from Yunnan Observatories of the Chinese Academy of Sciences investigated the white dwarf (WD) mixing fraction...

Progress made in construction of Fred Young Submillimeter Telescope

An enormous hole 22 meters in diameter has been dug near the summit of Cerro Chajnantor in Chile's the Atacama Desert. This happened at...

Hubble’s double-take on a spiral galaxy

The magnificent spiral galaxy M99 fills the frame in this image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. M99lies roughly 42 million light-years from Earth...

Researchers find solid evidence of coronal waves excited by flares

Researchers led by Dr. Zhou Xinping from Yunnan Observatories of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and their collaborators have found solid evidence of coronal...

Webb telescope’s first full color and scientific images are coming in July

The James Webb Space Telescope will produce "spectacular color images" of the cosmos in mid-July. It’s first observations dedicated to its mission of scientific...