GALEX • June 6th, 2017
Data from the GALEX spacecraft suggest that planets around cool dwarf stars may be subjected to intense flares.
GALEX • July 11th, 2016
The galaxy UGC 1382 has been revealed to be far larger and stranger than previously thought. Astronomers relied on a combination of ground-based and space telescopes to uncover...
GALEX • September 16th, 2015
Entangled by gravity and destined to merge, two candidate black holes in a distant galaxy appear to be locked in an intricate dance. Researchers using data from NASA's Galaxy...
GALEX • March 26th, 2015
A new report identifies top-of-the-line tools for studying the fabric of space.
GALEX • October 15th, 2014
What makes one rose bush blossom with flowers, while another remains barren? Astronomers ask a similar question of galaxies.
GALEX • June 28th, 2013
NASA has turned off its Galaxy Evolution Explorer after a decade of operations in which the venerable space telescope used its ultraviolet vision to study hundreds of millions...
GALEX • April 11th, 2013
A duo of astronomers, Dr. Youichi Ohyama (Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Academia Sinica or ASIAA, Taiwan) and Dr. Ananda Hota (UM-DAE Centre for Excellence in the...
GALEX • April 4th, 2013
The light of a red star is warped and magnified by its dead-star companion, as detected by NASA's Kepler space telescope.
GALEX • January 10th, 2013
The spectacular barred spiral galaxy NGC 6872 has ranked among the biggest stellar systems for decades. Now a team of astronomers from the United States, Chile and Brazil have...