Harvard scientist turns space images into music

Team uses data from space telescopes to create music.

Juan Siliezar • harvard
Jan. 25, 2021 ~5 min

Stingray Nebula fades just 20 years after its arrival

The tiny Stingray Nebula suddenly appeared in the 1980s. Now it's already begun fading, mere decades after it arrived. Here's why that's unusual.

James Urton-U. Washington • futurity
Dec. 8, 2020 ~7 min

Star merger is likely behind mysterious ‘Blue Ring Nebula’

The Blue Ring Nebula has stumped scientists for years. Now, they may have finally cracked the case: the weird gas blob appears to be from a stellar merger.

Gail McCormick-Penn State • futurity
Nov. 20, 2020 ~8 min