The most detailed image of the binary star system Eta Carinae provided astronomers with a ton of new information about the region and its two massive stars.
A team of astronomers using ALMA and ESO's Very Large telescope discovered the secret of giant gas blobs in distant regions of the universe.
Using the European Southern Observatory's (ESO) Very Large Telescope (VLT), astronomers have found the best evidence yet of a long-sought type of star - the earliest stars.
In the beginning, there was only darkness... Then stars began to fill the heavens, lighting our Universe. No matter what your denomination or beliefs, this is one point you likely won't dispute. Astronomers have long been fascinated with the dawn of light, and now, with the help of the Hubble Space Telescope, they believe they have determined how that beginning ended.