W. M. Keck Observatory

July 21, 2016

NASA Establishes Institute to Explore New Ways to Protect Astronauts

NASA is joining with Baylor College of Medicine in Houston to operate a new institute charged with researching and developing innovative approaches to reduce risks to […]
October 24, 2013

New galaxy 'most distant' yet discovered

An international team of astronomers has detected the most distant galaxy yet. The galaxy is about 30 billion light-years away and is helping scientists shed light […]
October 24, 2013

Scientists confirm most distant galaxy ever

Scientists say they’ve found a galaxy that’s not just far, far, away — it’s the most distant from our own that’s been discovered yet. And it’s […]
October 14, 2013

Former Water World Discovered In Deep Space

Astrophysicists from the universities of Warwick and Cambridge in the UK have found evidence of what was once a water-rich rocky planet outside our solar system, […]
March 15, 2013

Mega-planet's ingredients point to solar system like ours

A planet several times more massive than Jupiter, orbiting a star 130 light years away, is part of a solar system that is likely very similar […]