Gemini News Archive

MAROON-X Embarks on its Exoplanet Quest

Journey Through the Universe 2021

Blast from the Past

A White Dwarf’s Surprise Planetary Companion

A Dizzying Show by Comet NEOWISE

Monster Black Hole Found in the Early Universe

Young Planets Bite the Dust

Gemini Gets Lucky and Takes a Deep Dive Into Jupiter’s Clouds

The international Gemini Observatory teams up with Hubble to support the Juno mission and bring new insights into Jovian weather.

Gemini Detects Most Energetic Wind from Distant Quasar

Researchers using the Gemini North telescope on Hawaiʻi’s Maunakea have detected the most energetic wind from any quasar ever measured. The extragalactic tempest lay hidden in plain sight for 15 years before being unveiled by innovative computer modeling and new data from the international Gemini Observatory.

Gemini South Telescope Captures Exquisite Planetary Nebula

The image showcases the striking planetary nebula CVMP 1. This object is the result of the death throes of a giant star. As the progenitor star of this planetary nebula slowly cools, this celestial hourglass will run out of time and will slowly fade.

Fast Radio Burst Observations Deepen Astronomical Mystery

Astronomers have pinpointed the origin of a repeating Fast Radio Burst to a nearby spiral galaxy, challenging theories on the unknown source of these pulses.