‘Hubble Time’: Space Telescope Captures Rare Phenomenon Involving Newborn Star

The European Space Agency (ESA) shared a stunning Instagram image of a rare celestial event, known as a Herbig-Haro object, taking place in a dark alley of an incredibly vast universe. It shows a bright beam of light that appears to move with rapid speed and penetrate clouds. Captured by the Hubble Space Telescope, this … Read more

ESA shares stunning photos of Aurora’s lights taken from the International Space Station

The European Space Agency (ESA) has shared on Instagram a series of images of the Earth’s aurora lights. The photos in question capture the stunning phenomenon while lending shades of red and green to the sky. This occurs when there is disturbance in the Earth’s magnetosphere. These disturbances are caused by the solar wind and … Read more

Vega rocket takes off with Airbus observation satellite, Miniature CubeSats

A European Vega rocket took off on Monday night from French Guiana carrying an Earth observation satellite and four miniature “cubosats”. It was the second launch this year of the Vega, a crucial component of European ambitions to compete with rivals like Elon Musk’s SpaceX in the growing commercial aerospace market. The rocket took off … Read more

How was our solar system born? Study finds new clues

A study of the Ophiuchus star-forming complex offered new insights into the conditions under which our own solar system was born. The study results were published in the journal Nature Astronomy. An active star formation region in the constellation Ophiuchus is giving astronomers new insights into the conditions in which our own solar system was … Read more