Webb captures stellar gymnastics in the cartwheel galaxy

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope has peered into the chaos of the Cartwheel Galaxy, revealing new details about star formation and the galaxy’s central black hole. Webb’s powerful infrared gaze produced this detailed image of the Cartwheel and two smaller companion galaxies against a backdrop of many other galaxies. This image provides a new view … Read more

Straightening out kinky roots captures carbon and avoids drought stress

Researchers have discovered a new gene in barley and wheat that controls the angle of root growth in soil, opening the door to new cereal varieties with deeper roots that are less susceptible to drought and nutrient stress, thus mitigating the effects of climate change. Researchers have discovered a new gene in barley and wheat … Read more

Story of Uvalde victim’s green shoes captures White House’s attention : NPR

Camila Alves McConaughey holds green Converse sneakers. Uvalde, Texas, school shooting victim Maite Rodriguez, who died at age 10, was wearing green Converse shoes when she died. Susan Walsh / AP hide caption toggle caption Susan Walsh / AP Camila Alves McConaughey holds green Converse sneakers. Uvalde, Texas, school shooting victim Maite Rodriguez, who died … Read more

Hubble Captures Largest Near-Infrared Image To Find Universe’s Rarest Galaxies

Galaxies from the last 10 billion years witnessed in the 3D-DASH program, created using 3D-DASH / F160W and ACS-COSMOS / F814W imaging. Credit: Lamiya Mowla There is a patch of the sky known as the COSMOS field, a region rich with galaxies, that was chosen for the Cosmic Evolution Survey (COSMOS) project. For the first … Read more

Spectacular Hubble image captures ‘grand spiral’ galaxy

This sky full of stars from the Hubble Space Telescope is, to quote Coldplay, a heavenly view. It’s a galactic image from the telescope’s Wide Field Camera 3 and Advanced Camera for Surveys, focusing on NGC 3631. The spiral arms of the “Grand Design Spiral”, as this object is nicknamed, are absolutely brimming with starbirth. … Read more

Insta360 Sphere captures 360-degree drone footage

This article was originally featured on PopPhoto. Drone enthusiasts know that the DJI Mavic Air 2 / 2S is equipped with a great camera, but there’s a catch: it can only shoot flat footage. For those wanting a 360-degree view on their flight, Insta360 recently released the Sphere, a 360-degree drone camera that allows creators … Read more

New Low-Cost Battery-Like Device Captures CO2 Emissions While It Charges

The supercapacitor device, which is similar to a rechargeable battery, is about the size of a quarter, and is made in part from sustainable materials including coconut shells and seawater. Designed by researchers from the University of Cambridge, the supercapacitor could help power carbon capture and storage technologies at a much lower cost. Credit: Gabriella … Read more

Spanish Dancer Galaxy Twirls Into View – Dark Energy Camera Captures Celestial Phenomena

This image, taken by astronomers using the US Department of Energy-fabricated Dark Energy Camera on the Víctor M. Blanco 4-meter Telescope at Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory, a Program of NSF’s NOIRLab, captures the galaxy NGC 1566 as it twirls, flinging her arms through the vastness of space. Colloquially nicknamed the Spanish Dancer, this spiral galaxy … Read more

Blood moon, big city: Skywatcher captures total lunar eclipse over New York (photos)

The eclipsed moon burns red high above the bright lights of New York City in gorgeous photos captured by amateur astronomer Alexander Krivenyshev. Krivenyshev, the president of WorldTimeZone.com, snapped images of the total lunar eclipse on Sunday night (May 15) from Guttenberg, New Jersey, which is across the Hudson River from the Big Apple. He … Read more

Hubble Captures a Dwarf Spiral Galaxy with Multiple Mysteries

Hubble Space Telescope image of the spiral galaxy NGC 247 (Caldwell 62), which has the nickname the Needle’s Eye. Credit: NASA, ESA, and H. Feng (Tsinghua University); Image processing: G. Kober (NASA Goddard / Catholic University of America) This[{” attribute=””>NASA Hubble Space Telescope image shows a section of the spiral galaxy nicknamed the Needle’s Eye … Read more