Astronomers

Astronomers ‘frightened’ by first Webb Space Telescope stunning images of Orion Nebula

Astronomers 'frightened' by first Webb Space Telescope stunning images of Orion Nebula

The inner region of the Orion Nebula as seen by the NIRCam instrument on the James Webb Space Telescope. This is a composite image of several filters representing emissions of ionized gas, molecular gas, hydrocarbons, dust, and scattered starlight. Most prominent is Orion’s bar, a wall of dense gas and dust that runs from the …

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Astronomers find a new nearby planet that is completely covered in water

Astronomers find a new nearby planet that is completely covered in water

Astronomers have discovered a nearby exoplanet that could turn out to be the first water-covered world. TOI-1452 b is an exoplanet slightly larger and more massive than Earth about 100 light-years away from our planet in the constellation Draco. In a document published on Wednesday a The Astronomical MagazineUniversity of Montreal researchers determine that the …

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New ‘physics-defying’ radio bursts in space leave astronomers stunned

New 'physics-defying' radio bursts in space leave astronomers stunned

Scientists have spotted a series of large, low-frequency objects emitting radio waves some 800 million light-years away that they say appear to “defy” the laws of physics. Objects emitting radio waves include “a fossil radio emission, a radio relic and a radio halo” within the Abell 3266 galaxy cluster, according to the study, published Monday …

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