Astronomers Watched the Ant Nebula Firing Lasers into Space

Astronomers watching the Ant Nebula at the European Space Agency’s Herschel space observatory have made a spectacular discovery. The nebula emitted laser blasts, telling astronomers that inside its core there is something hidden... Read more »

LISA Will Detect Binaries from Globular Clusters in the Milky Way

The European Space Agency mission called Laser Interferometer Space Antenna – or LISA will be able to detect and precisely measure gravitational waves. Astronomers define gravitational waves as tiny ripples in the... Read more »

‘Toddler Planet’ Accidentally Spotted By a Team of Astronomers

When looking at a young double star called CS Cha, an international team of astronomers realized they saw something else close to the binary star. It proves they were looking at a... Read more »

Astronomers Want Pluto to Be Called a Planet Again

Astronomers believed that the Solar system has nine planets. For decades, astronomers thought we had nine planets in the Solar system. However, in 2006 Pluto lost its status as a planet. Now,... Read more »