Astrophysics News

Images captured of a near-Sun comet breaking apart

A research team from the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan has captured images of a near-Sun comet breaking apart. Scientists captured images of a near-Sun...

Interactions in nuclear matter sheds light on neutron stars

A research team from Technische Universität Darmstadt has investigated the interactions in nuclear matter to better understand neutron stars. Investigating neutron stars: How are they...

Cause of ionised gas revealed by star cluster formation simulation

A research team from the University of Tokyo developed a star cluster formation simulation that has demonstrated how ionised gas is formed. Astronomers have established...

The exoplanet missions set to revolutionise science

ETH Zurich's Professor Sascha P Quanz explores the future exoplanet missions that will search for life beyond our Solar System. In June 2021, a senior...

Clearing the sky from optical turbulence with AI and adaptive optics

Professor Laurent Jolissaint explains how Artificial Intelligence (AI) and adaptive optics (AO) could help us see through the blur of atmospheric turbulence to gain an...

Investigating supermassive black holes in the early Universe

Astronomers analyse star formation to detect signals from active supermassive black holes in the early Universe to better understand distant galaxy formation. An international team...

Analysing stars’ mass reveals distant galaxy discovery

Astrophysicists at the University of Copenhagen have made a discovery about distant galaxies by analysing star populations beyond the Milky Way. For as long as...

Studying the Westerlund 1 star cluster could help solve space mysteries

Researchers at the University of Alicante are examining Westerlund 1 – a star cluster in the inner regions of...

New universal reaction mechanism to change the future of nanochemsitry

A universal reaction mechanism, proposed by KAUST scientists, could explain the formation of carbon nanoparticles in interstellar and terrestrial environments. Carbon nanostructures that are formed...

Scientific advancements made by observing two black holes colliding

Observing two black holes colliding has provided astronomers with a novel tool to measure black holes in distant galaxies. How did researchers observe these two...

SpaceX Crew-3 astronauts return safely to Earth

NASA’s SpaceX Crew-3 astronauts have made a safe return to Earth aboard the Dragon Endurance spacecraft, completing the journey to the International Space Station. NASA’s...

Groundbreaking progress made in analysing the type Ia supernovae

Analysing the type Ia supernovae has led scientists from the RIKEN Cluster for Pioneering Research to discover how supernovae would evolve over thousands of...

Astrophysics

As a branch of space science, astrophysics refers to the applied laws of physics and chemistry to explain both birth and death of stars, planets, galaxies, nebulae and other objects in the universe.

Astrophysicists often seek to understand the universe and to explore how all life began.

Here you can find all the latest research and discovery in the field of astrophysics.