Items tagged with Galaxy

New research seems to indicate a giant gas bubble is circling the Milky Way's supermassive black hole. Astronomers believe the hot bubble of gas is about the size of the planet Mercury, and makes a full lap around the black hole in just 70 minutes. "This requires a mind-blowing velocity of about 30 percent of the... Read more...
A European Space Agency (ESA) Hubble telescope picture of the week captures a magnificent view of a dwarf irregular galaxy. The image showcases galactic marvel NGC 1156. NGC 1156 is not like many other galaxies known to Hubble. While its thousands of brilliant stars conjure up thoughts of a spiral galaxy, it lacks... Read more...
Labor Day is intended to celebrate the contributions of workers stemming from the late 19th century. In true American fashion, the holiday has morphed into a fantastic shopping opportunity. We are not here to judge, but we do have some delightful deals to share from Samsung. As many like to enjoy their Labor Day... Read more...
NASA's Webb telescope has captured its first ever direct image of a planet outside our own solar system. Exoplanet HIP 65426 b is a massive gas planet, about 12 times the size of Jupiter. The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) continues to capture images never before seen. While still under the peer-review process... Read more...
NASA's James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) continues to deliver amazing images from deep space. One of the latest is a colorized image of what is known as an Einstein Ring. JWST began sending full resolution images from deep space back in early July. Since then, it has dazzled with images of a Cartwheel Galaxy... Read more...
Samsung’s latest and greatest foldable smartphones are about to hit store shelves. Buyers who preorder have an opportunity for massive savings, but the window on that deal closes tomorrow, August 26th. The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 is the company’s most powerful smartphone yet. It leverages Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8+... Read more...
A new study utilizing data from the first month of images captured by the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has revealed hidden details about galaxies during the first billion years of cosmic history. While the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) has been able to unveil much of the early universe, JWST is allowing scientists... Read more...
Astronomers may have discovered the youngest planet ever found in our galaxy. The planet is thought to be orbiting AS 209, a young star in the Ophiuchus constellation estimated to be just about 1.6 million years young. Research recently published in The Astrophysical Journal Letters using the Atacama Large... Read more...
Samsung is gearing up for its Galaxy Unpacked event on August 10, 2022. The event will showcase the South Korean tech giant's latest innovations and is expected to reveal the upcoming updates to its foldable devices. Foldable devices have become more popular as the design, function and durability of the devices... Read more...
NASA's James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) continues to produce spectacular images from deep space. One of its latest pictures shows the chaos of the Cartwheel Galaxy, revealing new data surrounding star formation and the galaxy's central black hole. The Hubble telescope is still producing awe inspiring imagery of... Read more...
If you own it, you should be able to fix it. That’s the essence of the Right-To-Repair movement. Advocates have been pushing back against the trend of companies intentionally making products that are less and less serviceable, and their efforts are beginning to pay dividends. Recently, iFixit started making inroads... Read more...
Less than a week after the first images from the James Webb Space Telescope were released, a group of scientists have revealed that the telescope may have located a galaxy that existed 13.5 billion years ago. The galaxy could date back to just 300 million years after the Big Bang (just a baby, in cosmic terms)... Read more...
It didn't take long for social media sleuths to crack Samsung's cryptic code on Twitter earlier today, which when deciphered revealed the date for its Galaxy Unpacked 2022 event. Lest anyone need it stated without a decoder key, though, Samsung has just officially announced the date and time—it takes place on August... Read more...
What appear to be official renders of the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip4 have been shared online. The leak, from a highly reputable source, comes about a month ahead of an expected launch event. Images show the purported Samsung Galaxy Z Flip4 from both left and right sides, and both fully opened and flexed at 90 degrees... Read more...
A group of volunteers with Galaxy Zoo have been scouring data, using machine learning and an AI assistant, named Zoobot, to locate an unprecedented number of ring galaxies. The cyborg approach has been able to identify 40,000 ring galaxies so far, which is six times more than previously known. The universe is... Read more...
Astronomers have detected an eerily steady radio signal from deep in space. The newly discovered fast radio burst (FRB), an extremely strong burst of radio waves of unknown astrophysical origin, and they last 1,000 times longer than the average FRB. Teams of scientists and astronomers are continuously searching for... Read more...
NASA's James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is one of the most highly anticipated missions in the space agency's recent history. It is set to capture deeper images of our universe than ever before. Even though the spacecraft has traveled nearly one million miles into deep space, its intended journey is just... Read more...
An amateur astronomer discovered an ultra-faint dwarf galaxy, dubbed Pegasus V, hanging out on the outer fringes of the Andromeda Galaxy. The revelation came while astronomer Giuseppe Donatiello was searching through archival data processed by NSF's NOIRLab's Community Science and Data Center. Donatiello happened... Read more...
The European Space Agency (ESA) released new data about the Milky Way that includes an eerie symphony of starquakes from its Gaia mission. ESA's Gaia mission is aimed at creating the most accurate and complete multi-dimensional map of the Milky Way. Space is no stranger to supernatural sounds. NASA released audio... Read more...
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope continues to capture images ahead of the launch of the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST). The 3D-Dash program is a high resolution survey that will allow researchers to locate rare objects and targets for JWST once it becomes fully operational. Hubble began its journey collecting... Read more...
Skywatchers are in for a treat this month, as five planets will align in the early morning sky. In addition to the five planets, the Moon will be joining the party at the end of the month. April provided amateur astronomers with the opportunity to see four planets aligned in the early morning sky without the need... Read more...
Astronomers in Japan have discovered faint radio emissions covering a gigantic galaxy with an energetic black hole at its center for the first time ever. The team hopes the new finding will help unlock how black holes interact with its host galaxies by utilizing the same technique with other quasars. A quasar is... Read more...
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