Tag : telescope
title : Milky Way's Details Revealed in New, High-Resolution Map of Galaxy
summary : A spectacular, new view of the Milky Way was released by scientists Wednesday (Feb. 24), after an APEX (Atacama Pathfinder EXperiment) telescope in Chile mapped the full area of the Galactic Plane visible from the southern hemisphere for the first time at submillimeter wavelengths, which is between infrared light and radio waves. Images show the distribution of the cold dense gas along the plane of the Milky Way.
date : Feb 24, 2016 12:31 PM EST
title : A Supernova 570 Billion Times Brighter Than Our Sun Baffles Scientists, Could Debunk Modern Understanding Of Universe
summary : Astronomers using different telescopes around the globe have discovered the brightest supernova in the universe. The object ASASSN-15lh pushes the limits of science. The bright object flared up in the sky on June last year. Now, researchers are observing the cosmic event to understand the nature of our universe.
date : Jan 15, 2016 12:08 PM EST