Astrophysical Journal

Brief pulse detected by Arecibo telescope appears to come from far beyond our galaxy

Classified as: astrophysics, Astrophysical Journal, Kaspi, Arecibo, Cordes, fast radio burst, Max Planck Institute, Parkes Observatory, Spitler
Published on: 10 Jul 2014

Astronomers have found a galaxy turning gas into stars with almost 100 percent efficiency, a rare phase of galaxy evolution that is the most extreme yet observed. The findings come from the IRAM Plateau de Bure interferometer in the French Alps, NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer and NASA's Hubble Space Telescope.

Classified as: Astrophysical Journal, galaxy, Geach, Hubble, IRAM, NASA, stars, WISE
Published on: 23 Apr 2013