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0 Published by Tony Darnell on 24th Mar, 2017

Radio astronomers are ready to point their telescopes towards the center of our galaxy to directly image the supermassive black hole Sgr A* using the Event Horizon Telescope; and NASA’s SWIFT captures a star falling into a black hole.

0 Published by Tony Darnell on 17th Mar, 2017

A group of astronomers think they’ve figured out how supermassive black holes could have formed in the early universe; dark matter appears to have less influence on galaxy rotation in the early universe; and astronomers have observed a star orbiting

0 Published by Tony Darnell on 10th Mar, 2017

NASA’s Mission to Europa has finished the first phase of its design and science review; NASA and the international partners are quietly completing design of possible Moon-orbiting space station; and a look at what JWST will teach us about the exopla

0 Published by Tony Darnell on 3rd Mar, 2017

The Hubble Space Telescope takes aim at Supernova 1987A on the 30th anniversary of its discovery; the MAVEN orbiter avoids crashing into Phobos; and an update on the launch date of TESS, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite.

1 Published by Tony Darnell on 24th Feb, 2017

NASA announces the discovery of seven Earth-sized worlds in orbit around the star known as TRAPPIST-1, a star that is cool enough that liquid water may be present. But can life really exist on these worlds?

1 Published by Tony Darnell on 17th Feb, 2017

Is the Trump administration looking into a possible Hubble Servicing Mission?; and the Juno spacecraft around Jupiter will stay right where it is for the rest of the mission.