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A triple star system forming within a dense gas filament in a numerical simulation modeling a group of forming stars. Astronomers catch 'Tatooine' multiple-star system as it forms
12 February 2015: For the first time astronomers have caught a multiple-star system as it is created, and their observations are providing new insight into how such systems, and possibly the solar system, are formed.
A schematic illustration of CSIRO's Parkes radio telescope receiving the polarised signal from the new 'fast radio burst'. Cosmic Radio Burst Caught Red-Handed
19 January 2015: A team of astronomers using twelve telescopes from around the world, and in space, have for the first time captured a 'fast radio burst' happening live.
Artist's rendition of SKA-dishes. Mapping The Universe
19 January 2015: Scientists from around the world have joined forces to lay the foundations for an experiment of truly astronomical proportions: putting together the biggest map of the Universe ever made.
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