Stars in NGC 602aThe mathematical method for simulating the evolution of the solar system has been improved
Usurbil, Spain (SPX) Apr 16, 2013 – In order to improve a simulation designed to study the evolution of the solar system through time, numerical mathematical methods have been developed at the Computing Faculty of the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU). Specifically, the methods proposed enable the simulation calculations to be done faster and more accurately. The methodology developed at the UPV/EHU’s Computing Facu … more

Hubble Catches Dusty Detail in Elliptical Galaxy NGC 2768
Washington DC (SPX) Apr 16, 2013 – The soft glow in this image is NGC 2768, an elliptical galaxy located in the northern constellation of Ursa Major (The Great Bear). NGC 2768 appears here as a bright oval on the sky, surrounded by a wide, fuzzy cloud of material. This image, taken by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, shows the dusty structure encircling the center of the galaxy, forming a knotted ring around the galaxy’ … more