RSSArchive for April, 2011

A rovin' on Mars

A rovin’ on Mars

Birds-eye view of the 7-year travels of Mars rover Opportunity. Watch the video…

LROC image of Brisbane Z crater

Wrinkles on the Moon

‘Wrinkle ridge’ divides the Brisbane Z crater on the Moon.

Hubble Deep Field

The outer limits

Are there limits to how far we can see in space? And are there parts of space we’ll never see?

A year in the Sun

A year in the Sun

Solar Dynamics Observatory watches the Sun for 12 straight months. See the highlights video…

Galaxies NGC 3169 (left) and NGC 3166

Close encounter of the galactic kind

Galactic tug-of-war is leaving its mark on two galaxies.

WISE view of Zeta Ophiuchi

Runaway star shocks the neighbours

Star 65,000 times brighter than the Sun smashes through its neighbourhood.

Galaxy pair Arp 273

Hubble’s 21st anniversary image

Hubble birthday is celebrated with a new view of two tangoing galaxies.

Zoomed-in view of the star Regulus

Squished stars have researchers in a spin

Measurements of spinning, flattened stars reveal a flaw in an old theory.

WISE view of part of Orion

Orion’s hidden dimensions

NASA’s WISE satellite provides a new view of the famous constellation of The Hunter.

Artist's impression of Pluto and Charon

Pluto has a CO glow

Carbon monoxide found in Pluto’s atmosphere, extending 3,000km into space.