The Shuttle flight (STS-126) will be the 27th to rendezvous and dock with the International Space Station (ISS) and the glow of its engines will be visible along much of the Eastern Seaboard of the United States.
Explore the 2MASS Galaxy Catalog in Digital Universe.
The speed of star formation from diffuse hydrogen gas has been a subject of strong controversy. Here, AMNH scientists use the rotation rate of a galaxy's spiral arms as compared to the galaxy's gas emission to discover the timescale for star formation.
A new blog on the Digital Universe Atlas.