Giant Ultraviolet Rings Found in Resurrected Galaxies
On August 11, 2010, astronomers using JPL's Galaxy Evolution Explorer (GALEX) and the Hubble Space Telescope (HST) announced the discovery of huge ultraviolet light-emitting rings surrounding elliptical galaxies.
Man-Made Aurora Helps Predict Space Weather
As the ultraviolet light from the 'Lyman-Birge-Hopfield' (LBH) band emission is used by NASA, the US Department of Defense and the European Space Agency can better understand physical and chemical processes occurring in our upper atmosphere.
WISE Collection Grows May 2010: NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE), is building up a large collection of cosmic specimens- everything from distant galaxies to "failed" stars, called brown dwarfs, to asteroids and comets.
Venus Lives (Geologically Speaking) April 2010: For the first time, the European Space Agency's Venus Express mission has detected clear signs of recent lava flows on the surface of Venus