Spitzer • November 29th, 2017
A NASA-led team has found evidence that the oversized exoplanet WASP-18b is wrapped in a smothering stratosphere loaded with carbon monoxide and devoid of water. The findings...
Spitzer • November 16th, 2017
A super-Earth exoplanet thought to sport lava lakes on its hot side, 55 Cancri e, likely also wears an atmosphere with ingredients similar to Earth's, a new study indicates.
2MASS • November 13th, 2017
To explore low-frequency gravitational waves, researchers look to a natural experiment in the sky called a pulsar timing array.
Spitzer • November 1st, 2017
Beneath an elegant office building with a Spanish-style red tiled roof in Pasadena, California, three timeworn storerooms safeguard more than a century of astronomy. Down the...
Spitzer • October 30th, 2017
A deep look back to the early universe by NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has revealed a surprisingly rowdy bunch of galaxies. Within a large galaxy sample observed 1.5 billion...
Spitzer • October 16th, 2017
For the first time, NASA scientists have detected light tied to a gravitational-wave event, thanks to two merging neutron stars in the galaxy NGC 4993, located about 130 million...
Spitzer • October 13th, 2017
NASA is seeking information from U.S. parties interested in operating the Spitzer Space Telescope with non-NASA funding after March 2019, when NASA financial support ends.
Spitzer • October 11th, 2017
A study finds that giant exoplanets that orbit far from their stars are more likely to be found around young stars that have a disk of dust and debris than those without disks.
Euclid • October 11th, 2017
Euclid is an ESA space mission with NASA participation to probe the nature of the dark Universe, scheduled for launch in 2020. To date, 83 US scientist and engineers have become...