Tag Archives: Spitzer Space Telescope

Star Infrared Light Mystery Solved.

March 7, 2014 – Loops of Gas and Dust Rise from Planetary Disks (Artist Concept): Magnetic loops carry gas and dust above disks of planet-forming material circling stars, as shown in this artist’s conception. These loops give off extra heat, which … Continue reading

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The Enduring Mystery of the Centaurs.

July 26, 2013 – The Enduring Mystery of the Centaurs: The true identity of centaurs, the small celestial bodies orbiting the sun between Jupiter and Neptune, is one of the enduring mysteries of astrophysics. Are they asteroids or comets? A … Continue reading

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Our “Champagne” Galaxy – Bubbles Anyone?

June 6, 2013 – More than 5,000 “bubbles” in the disk of our Milky Way Galaxy have been discovered: A team of volunteers has pored over observations from NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope and discovered more than 5,000 “bubbles” in the … Continue reading

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NASA Image Shows Space Nursery.

April 10, 2013 – Before They Were Stars – Image Shows Space Nursery: A bubbling cauldron of star birth is highlighted in this new image from NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope (above). The stars we see today weren’t always as serene as … Continue reading

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Rare Galaxy Found at the Dawn of Time.

March 17, 2013 – NASA Telescopes Find Rare Galaxy at the Dawn of Time: This image shows one of the most distant galaxies known, called GN-108036, dating back to 750 million years after the Big Bang that created our universe. … Continue reading

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NASA Telescopes Discover Strobe-Like Flashes in Young Stars.

February 8, 2013 – NASA Telescopes Discover Strobe-Like Flashes in Young Stars: Above, is an artist’s impression of two young binary stars that may be the source of mysterious clock-like bursts of light from an object called LRLL 54361 that … Continue reading

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