Planck and Herschel have begun returning vibrant new images of the Milky Way Galaxy. The satellite duo is scanning the sky at infrared wavelengths that have not been well-studied in the past.
Early next Monday morning (April 5) at 6:21:22 a.m. Eastern Time, the Space Shuttle Discovery is scheduled to be launched on mission STS-131 to the International Space Station.
A collection of small, clear quartz crystals unearthed in South Africa has given researchers from the University of Rochester a new clue about when our planet’s magnetic field formed.
The VISTA telescope has captured stunning new images of the Orion Nebula.