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Hubble Captures Rare Jupiter Collision

Hubble Captures Rare Jupiter Collision

Recently, the world’s largest telescopes have been aimed towards Jupiter. The reason: observing a new, unexplained expanding spot on the giant planet, caused by the impact of a comet or an asteroid. The spot, which is changing from day to ...

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Scientists Spot Debris from Colliding Galaxies

Scientists Spot Debris from Colliding Galaxies

An international team of astronomers has imaged new tidal galactic-debris, stripped away from colliding galaxies. These new images are of special interest, since they tell the ancient story of galaxies’ collisions and the resultant starburst activities. According to the scientists, ...

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Dustiest Binary Star System Found

Dustiest Binary Star System Found

A team of American astronomers discovered that two terrestrial planets underwent a collision only a few hundred thousand years ago. They were studying what was presumably a very dusty main sequence star in an attempt to determine its age. During ...

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