Powerful plasma jets from cores of galaxies seem to mysteriously align with one another and hint at an unknown mechanism shaping galaxy groups.
Most scientists can see, hear, smell, touch or even taste their research. But astronomers can only study light – photons traveling billions of light-years across the cosmos before getting scooped up by an array of radio dishes or a single parabolic mirror orbiting the Earth.
Scientists for the first time have experimentally re-created the conditions that exist deep inside giant planets.
New results have revealed a rare example of a type Ia supernova in which a dead star âfedâ off an aging star like a cosmic zombie, triggering a blast.