September 2020 News

This Hubble Ultra Deep Field image reveals a random sample of nearly 10,000 galaxies, including some of the most distant ever found. It was combined from 800 separate exposures with the Hubble Space Telescope Advanced Camera for Surveys over the course of 400 Hubble orbits around Earth, in the period Sept. 24, 2003 and Jan. 16, 2004. (Credit: NASA, ESA, and S. Beckwith [STScI] and the HUDF Team)
September 23, 2020
New observational research suggests that supermassive black holes — the mysterious, light-swallowing objects at the heart of nearly all large galaxies — are spinning like...
Hubble Space Telescope image of the massive galaxy cluster MACSJ1206 with the distortions produced by light bending and the dark matter map generated from these lensing effects (shown on the left in blue). Credit: NASA, ESA, G. Caminha (University of Groningen), M. Meneghetti (Observatory of Astrophysics and Space Science of Bologna), P. Natarajan (Yale University), the CLASH team, and M. Kornmesser (ESA/Hubble)
September 10, 2020
The universe’s funhouse mirrors are revealing a difference between how dark matter behaves in theory and how it appears to act in reality. Dark matter is the invisible glue...