Radio Bursts From Beyond our Galaxy?
November 10, 2013 | NASA
"Astronomers, including a team member from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., have detected the first population of radio bursts known to originate from galaxies beyond our own Milky Way. The sources of the light bursts are unknown, but cataclysmic events, such as merging or exploding stars, are likely the triggers." Quoted from the NASA press release.
Observing Galaxies 100X Fainter than Ever Seen Before
October 31, 2013 | NASA
"NASA's Hubble, Spitzer and Chandra space telescopes are teaming up to look deeper into the universe than ever before. With a boost from natural "zoom lenses" found in space, they should be able to uncover galaxies that are as much as 100 times fainter than what these three great observatories typically can see." Quoted from the NASA press release.
Powerful Jets Blowing Material Out of Galaxy
September 11, 2013 | National Radio Astronomy Observatory
"Astronomers using a worldwide network of radio telescopes have found strong evidence that a powerful jet of material propelled to nearly light speed by a galaxy's central black hole is blowing massive amounts of gas out of the galaxy." Quoted from the National Radio Astronomy Observatory press release.