Astronomers from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey have, for the first time, revealed details of how red giant stars in other galaxies feed their white dwarf companions.Read More
Sometimes even the most powerful computer is no match for the human mind.
More than 8000 citizen scientists from around the world joined together online to inspect galaxies from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS) with Galaxy Zoo 3D, part of the Zooniverse.org citizen science platform.Read More
Scientists from the Apache Point Observatory Galactic Evolution Explorer (APOGEE) survey, part of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS), have presented results that help pinpoint the origin of one of the most recently discovered stellar streams in the Milky Way.Read More
Scientists working with data from the Sloan Digital Sky Surveys’ Apache Point Observatory Galactic Evolution Experiment (APOGEE) have discovered a “fossil galaxy” hidden in the depths of our own Milky Way.Read More
No need to Mind the Gap: Astrophysicists fill in 11 billion years of our universe’s expansion history
The Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS) released today a comprehensive analysis of the largest three-dimensional map of the Universe ever created, filling in the most significant gaps in our possible exploration of its history.Read More
Don’t judge a book by its cover, and don’t judge a galaxy by its image alone.Read More