Herschel space observatory spots some of the youngest stars ever seen

Astronomers have identified some of the youngest stars ever seen, thanks to the European Space Agency's (ESA) Herschel space observatory.

Red supergiant star braces for dusty wall collision

The European Space Agency's (ESA) Herschel space observatory has identified multiple arcs around Betelgeuse, the nearest red supergiant star to Earth.

X-ray blast blinds Swift space observatory

The most powerful X-ray blast ever detected from deep space temporarily blinded NASA's Swift space observatory last month.