New baby stars were being born within the winds of material discharged from the intense supermassive black holes in the core of merging galaxies.
Researchers found ancient cold gas clouds that are larger than some galaxies in the early universe
A newly installed instrument on ESO's Very Large Telescope may tell scientists quite a bit about black holes.
A new study on twisted magnetic fields is giving researchers new insights on star formation.
Scientists have spotted a few ancient clusters hidden behind younger stars and are understanding the beginnings of our galaxy.
Scientists have discovered the hottest and most massive double star to date.
Astronomers are taking a closer look at the birth of a planetary system.
Scientists may have observed the birth of a planet. Researchers have used data from the Very Large Telescope (VLT) to watch a young gas planet orbiting a star designated HD 100546.
Scientists have snapped some of the sharpest images to date with ESO's Very Large Telescope. Now, they've caught what appears to be an aging star giving birth to a butterfly-like planetary nebula.
Scientists have captured a spectacular new image of the southern constellation of Ara with the help of the VLT Survey Telescope in Chile.
Scientists have caught the best ever 3D glimpse of the universe with the help of the MUSE instrument on ESO's Very Large Telescope.
ESO's Very Large Telescope has captured a spectacular new image of the cometary globule CG4, which glows in fiery reds and oranges in the photo. This faint object is actually a nebula, and was first spotted in 1976.