astronomy

A Closer Look Into The Ryugu Asteroid

Primordial material taken from the asteroid Ryugu could shed light on the origins and evolution of the Solar System, including life on Earth.

Sun-Like Stars Reveal The Secret Life Of Lithium

In contrast to theoretical predictions, stars can produce lithium after they become red giants, challenging our current understanding of the origins of lithium.

A Glimpse Of Ancient Massive Galaxies

Scientists have identified a large population of galaxies previously invisible to the Hubble telescope.

Watching A Baby Star Grow Up

Scientists in Japan observed that massive baby stars grow in the same way as their smaller counterparts.

How Pluto And Other Trans-Neptune Objects Formed

Computer simulations modeling the formation of trans-Neptunian objects could help us understand how the entire Solar System came about.

Subaru Telescope Snaps Pictures Of Nearly 2,000 Supernovae

Scientists in Japan have identified about 1,800 new supernovae using the Subaru Telescope equipped with an 870 megapixel digital camera.

Gas Hydrates Maintain Liquid Ocean On Pluto

A layers of gas hydrates could make it possible for long-lived subsurface oceans to exist on Pluto, according to research by scientists in Japan and the US.

Star With Unusual Chemistry Came From Out Of Town

Using the Subaru Telescope, astronomers have confirmed the existence of a star that may have originated in a dwarf galaxy that has since merged with the Milky Way.

Searching For Ultralight Bosons With Gravitational Waves

Scientists have proposed a way to use gravitational waves to detect the existence and properties of ultralight bosons.

Subaru Telescope Reveals 83 Supermassive Black Holes

The most distant of the 83 supermassive black holes is 13.05 billion light years away, and the average spacing between black holes is one billion light years, say researchers in Japan.