Einsteins Theory Passes Strict, New Test
Source: NSF Posted: 7/8/08 Astronomers have measured an effect predicted by Albert Einstein's theory of General Relativity in the extremely strong gravity of a pair of superdense neutron stars.
Milky Way's Inner Beauty Revealed
Source: CfA Harvard Posted: 7/8/08 Astronomers have worked for decades to map the Milky Way and its spiral arms. They have just discovered a new spiral arm on the far side of the galactic center from Earth.
First Images Of Solar System's Invisible Frontier
Source: Berkeley Posted: 7/8/08 NASA's sun-focused STEREO spacecraft unexpectedly detected particles from the edge of the solar system last year, allowing scientists to map for the first time the energized particles in the region where the hot solar wind slams into the cold interstellar medium.
'We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.'