“We can see the unseen. An astonishing deep-field image of crashing galaxies and bygone nebulae. A glimpse at what the death of our own sun might look like. Baby stars being born perched on cosmic cliffs. The first photographs of the JWST are breathtaking, and they will dramatically change how we understand the universe."
Yuan-Sen Ting, Martin A.
and Helen Chooljian Member in the School of Natural Sciences, is
among the twenty-four new Fellows selected by NASA for its
prestigious NASA Hubble Fellowship Program (NHFP). The program
enables outstanding postdoctoral...
Skip 39 light-years across our galaxy, and you’ll arrive at
Trappist-1, an ultracool dwarf star with a band of special
followers. This dim star hosts seven Earth-like planets within its
habitable zone, according to a study published today in the...
Not just one, but seven Earth-size planets that could
potentially harbor life have been identified orbiting a tiny star
not too far away, offering the first realistic opportunity to
search for signs of alien life outside the solar system. The...