The European Space Agency's Herschel space observatory has discovered enough water vapor to fill Earth's oceans more than 2000 times over, in a gas and dust cloud that is on the verge of collapsing into a new Sun-like star.
Infant stars are glowing gloriously in this image of the Serpens star-forming region, captured by NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope. The reddish-pink dots are baby stars deeply embedded in the cosmic cloud of gas and dust that collapsed to create it.
is getting bigger as it turns toward Earth. Not only is the chance of flares increasing, but also the chance of an Earth-directed eruption.This could be the sunspot that breaks the recent lengthy spell of calm space weather around our planet.
Un equipo de investigadores de la NASA ha descubierto nuevos indicios que apoyan la teoría de que la vida pudo llegar a la Tierra a bordo de los cometas. + info: http://www.ecoapuntes.com.ar/2012/04/la-nasa-halla-indicios-de-que-los-cometas-pudieron-traer-la-vida-a-la-tierra/
Scientists May Get Best View Yet of a Black Hole in Action
Astronomers have identified a young star, located almost light years away, which could help us understand how the most massive stars in the Universe are formed. This young star, already more than 30 times the mass of our Sun,.
Munich, Germany (SPX) Jan 2013 - An evocative new image from ESO shows a dark cloud where new stars are forming, along with a cluster of brilliant stars that have already emerged from their dusty stellar nursery.