Author Archives: Monica Bobra

Beneath the Spiral

Buried deep within the spiral galaxy M83 is a dense and tumultuous star-making factory in a bagel-shaped volume around the galaxy's nucleus. The Chandra X-Ray Observatory captured this high-resolution image in an hour and a half exposure, also revealing a large population of X-ray binary stars and an envelope of scorching-hot ionized gas, say...

Space Artists Honored

World-renowned space artists Don Davis and Jon Lomberg have been awarded the prestigious Klumpke-Robert Award by the Astronomical Society of the Pacific.