Telescopes

Shocking Results Of Galaxy-Cluster Collisions

November 7, 2017 – A giant collision of several galaxy clusters, each containing hundreds of galaxies, has produced this spectacular panorama of shocks and energy. The collisions generated shock waves that set off a celestial fireworks display of bright radio…

Jupiter’s X-Ray Auroras Pulse Independently

October 30, 2017 – Jupiter’s intense northern and southern lights pulse independently of each other according to new UCL-led research using ESA’s XMM-Newton and NASA’s Chandra X-ray observatories. The study, published today in Nature Astronomy, found that very high-energy X-ray…