For the first time, astronomers have charted the 3D shape of a cloud of interstellar gas. The map explained why this cloud has failed to form stars so far, and could help test theories of how star formation works.
Based entirely on the positions of quasars, an international collaboration of astronomers with the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS) have created the first map of the large-scale structure of the Universe.
There’s much more to the Universe than meets the eye, and a new web-based app lets you explore just how much our eyes are missing. Gleamoscope presents the night sky across a range of electromagnetic frequencies.
A map of London titled 'London Town' that has been 10 years in the making is on show in the latest exhibition at the Royal College of Art. According to the artist behind the work, Fuller, looking at his creation is like trying to 'skim-read a magical surrealism book'.
Scientists have discovered a protein that helps map the edge of brain tumors more clearly so they show up on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans, according to new research presented at the National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) Cancer Conference in Liverpool today.