(DECaPS2/DOE/FNAL/DECam/CTIO/NOIRLab/NSF/AURA/E. Slawik Image processing: M. Zamani & D. de Martin (NSF’s NOIRLab)) | SkyNews
Why the Milky Way survey matters

Observing the galactic plane is the best way for astronomers to understand the Milky Way.

One of the dishes of the Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope (GMRT) near Pune, Maharashtra (India). (National Centre for Radio Astrophysics) | SkyNews
Montreal-India team finds ancient galaxy radio signal

When the signal was emitted, the galaxy was still forming stars and the Universe was only 4.9 billion years old.

(NOIRLab/NSF/AURA, P. Marenfeld) | SkyNews
Light pollution obscuring stars faster than satellites data shows

Research shows light pollution is worsening faster than what has been shown in satellite measurements of the Earth’s surface brightness at night. 

The central region of the Chamaeleon I dark molecular cloud. (NASA, ESA, CSA) | SkyNews
Building blocks of life found in coldest region of space

The research forms part of the Ice Age project, one of Webb’s 13 Early Release Science programs.

An artist’s depiction of the Gaia spacecraft. (ESA) | SkyNews
‘New’ exoplanet undergoing nuclear fusion

Its discovery could help scientists clarify how they classify objects that are either a brown dwarf or an extrasolar planet.

An artist's illustration of how a black hole can devour a bypassing star. (NASA, ESA, Leah Hustak (STScI)) | SkyNews
Black hole shreds wayward star

The gorging was spotted on March 1, 2022, in a galaxy 300 million light years away.

The image captures the long ion tail of Comet C/2022 E3 ZTF in the night sky as it flies past the Coronae Borealis constellation. The data was acquired remotely via Telescope Live at the IC Astronomy Observatory site in Spain. (Soumyadeep Mukherjee). | SkyNews
‘Stone Age’ comet begins closest approach to Earth

Comet C/2022 E3 (ZTF)’s trajectory shows that it last flew by Earth roughly 50,000 years ago.

A picture of Québec, Canada, which was taken by David Saint-Jacques during his space mission.(Canadian Space Agency/NASA) | SkyNews
Canada to promote commercial space launch industry

The federal government plans to develop a new regulatory framework for this emerging sector.

Milky Way survey reveals billions of celestial objects

It is the largest such catalog ever produced from a single camera, “in terms of the number of objects observed,” according to researcher Andrew Saydjari.