Stunning Image of Supernova Remnant Processed by New Australian Supercomputer

Stunning Image of Supernova Remnant Processed by New Australian Supercomputer

Within 24 hours of accessing the first stage of Australia’s newest supercomputing system, researchers have processed a series of radio telescope observations, including a highly detailed image of a supernova remnant. The very high data rates and the enormous data volumes from new-generation radio telescopes such as ASKAP (Australian Square Kilometer Array Pathfinder) need highly … Read more

Breathtaking New Photos Show Jupiter’s Hypnotic Swirling Storms, And How Is This Real?

Breathtaking New Photos Show Jupiter's Hypnotic Swirling Storms, And How Is This Real?

Ever since space probe Juno gave us our first incredible views of the poles of Jupiter, the regions have fascinated and mesmerized us. In one of the latest pictures Juno has sent back of the north pole, you can see why: a medley of storm vortices, connected and interconnected, appearing serene from a distance, but … Read more

Incredible Hubble Image Reveals a Bizarre Galaxy ‘Mirror’

Incredible Hubble Image Reveals a Bizarre Galaxy 'Mirror'

There’s something very odd about this image from the Hubble Space Telescope. If you look closely, you can see two almost-mirror image, orange-colored galaxies, seemingly connected by a long filament. Fascinatingly, that’s not two galaxies at all, but one, named SGAS J143845+145407. It just appears to be two, thanks to the way the gravity of … Read more

Five New Incredible Images Released From The JWST

Five New Incredible Images Released From The JWST

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has already expanded humanity’s vision further into time and space than ever before, giving a breathtaking sneak peek of the deepest and sharpest infrared image of the early Universe to date. Now, NASA has just unveiled five more stunning full-color images captured by the most ambitious telescopes humanity has … Read more

Feast Your Eyes on These Soothing Pics Shortlisted For Astro Photographer of The Year

Feast Your Eyes on These Soothing Pics Shortlisted For Astro Photographer of The Year

There’s a big, wide, wonderful, breathtaking Universe out there, beyond the bubble of life on Earth – although not much of it is visible to most of us, here on this pale blue dot. We look up; we may see stars, and galaxies, and the disk of the Milky Way, as specks and smears of … Read more

Award-Winning Photo Captures The Grisly Spectacle of Starfish Swarming to Feed

Award-Winning Photo Captures The Grisly Spectacle of Starfish Swarming to Feed

An award-winning photographer has captured the somber moment when dozens of colorful starfish set about devouring a lifeless sea lion on the seafloor in California. Wildlife photographer David Slater captured the haunting photo in the shallow waters of Monterey Bay. The dead sea lion and its compatriots swimming in the background are most likely California … Read more