Topic: Paranal Observatory
A new image of the nebula NGC 6357 in the Scorpius constellation shows a star nursery that looks distinctly like a cosmic lobster.
Tens of thousands of stars can be seen clustered together in a new image.
So-called 'earthshine' observations may pave the way for a similar tool to help spot signs of alien life in the universe, scientists say.
Fried egg nebula: The European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope has spotted a massive yellow hypergiant star surrounded by a dusty double shell, prompting astronomers to think of breakfast.
09/28/2011 06:58 pm