These six distant galaxies captured by JWST are thrilling astronomers

These six distant galaxies captured by JWST are thrilling astronomers

This month, researchers unveiled the results of one of the largest and deepest astronomical surveys of the night sky by the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST). The effort has identified some of the first galaxies ever seen in the first 650 million years after the birth of the Universe in the Big Bang. And the … Read more

For the first time, starlight from quasar galaxies has been detected at the dawn of the universe

For the first time, starlight from quasar galaxies has been detected at the dawn of the universe

For the first time, starlight has been detected in galaxies that burn brightly with the fury of fueling black holes in the first billion years of the Universe’s existence. It stands to reason that these active supermassive black holes known as quasars would have galaxies around them. But spanning such vast distances, any starlight within … Read more

Hear the eerie sounds of distant galaxies in breathtaking video from NASA

The binary star R Aquarii captured by NASA's SOFIA Flying Telescope.

The binary star R Aquarii captured by NASA’s SOFIA Flying Telescope. Experience the pleasant hum of galaxies and stars in deep space whose data has been “sonified” into orchestral music. Sound cannot travel in space, due to lack of air as a medium. Instead, NASA has produced musical tones from the telescope data itself that … Read more

Hear the eerie sounds of distant galaxies in breathtaking video from NASA

Experience the pleasant hum of galaxies and stars in deep space whose data has been “sonified” into orchestral music. Sound cannot travel in space, due to lack of air as a medium. Instead, NASA has produced musical tones from the telescope data itself that manifest into images such that you can now feel the beauty … Read more

Scientists have solved a great mystery at the dawn of time itself

Scientists have solved a great mystery at the dawn of time itself

Most of us will never understand the fact that scientists can actually look back in time. The power of telescopes allows us to study phenomena that occurred billions of years ago and even contemplate the dawn of creation itself. Now, astrophysicists have solved a great mystery at the heart of the birth of our universe, … Read more