BlogArena

General blog about anything and everything of everyday's life.

October 26, 2014
by Guest Post
0 comments

Die gewaltsame Entstehung von Scheibengalaxien

Neue ALMA-Beobachtungen erklären warum milchstaßenähnliche Galaxien im Universum so häufig vorkommen Jahrzehntelang glaubten Wissenschaftler, dass die Verschmelzung von Galaxien normalerweise zur Entstehung von elliptischen Galaxien führt. Nun haben Forscher zum ersten Mal mit Hilfe von ALMA und einer Reihe weiterer … Continue reading

January 11, 2013
by Guest Post
0 comments

NASA’s Galex Reveals the Largest-Known Spiral Galaxy

PASADENA, Calif. — 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 has crowned it the largest known spiral, based on … Continue reading

December 7, 2012
by Guest Post
0 comments

Search for Life Suggests Solar Systems More Habitable than Ours

SAN FRANCISCO — Scattered around the Milky Way are stars that resemble our own sun—but a new study is finding that any planets orbiting those stars may very well be hotter and more dynamic than Earth. That’s because the interiors … Continue reading

January 21, 2012
by Guest Post
0 comments

Gaseous Ring Around Young Star Raises Questions

ANN ARBOR, Mich.— Astronomers have detected a mysterious ring of carbon monoxide gas around the young star V1052 Cen, which is about 700 light years away in the southern constellation Centaurus. The ring is part of the star’s planet-forming disk, … Continue reading

December 5, 2011
by Guest Post
0 comments

In The Dragonfish’s Mouth: The Next Generation of Superstars to Stir Up Our Galaxy

TORONTO, ON – Three astronomers at the University of Toronto have found the most numerous batch of young, supermassive stars yet observed in our galaxy: hundreds of thousands of stars, including several hundreds of the most massive kind –blue stars … Continue reading

July 18, 2010
by Guest Post
1 Comment

Photo Proof: Super Stars of the Universe Have Humble Beginnings

ANN ARBOR, Mich.—The first close-up picture of a nascent super massive star and its surroundings has shown that the highest mass stars in the universe form just like their smaller counterparts. They are born from swirling disks of gas and … Continue reading