Hubble catches a spiral in the air pump

Lying more than 110 million light-years away from Earth in the constellation of Antlia (The Air Pump) is the spiral galaxy IC 2560, shown here in an image from NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope.

CAT scans reveal fossil's spiral teeth

Using CAT scans, Idaho State University researchers have made 3D virtual reconstructions of the jaws of the ancient spiral-toothed fish Helicoprion.

NASA's Hubble threads the Needle Galaxy

Much like locating a silver needle in the haystack of space, NASA's Hubble Space Telescope recently produced this beautiful image below of the spiral galaxy IC 2233, one of the flattest galaxies ever observed by astronomers.

Spiral found round dying star

A completely unexpected spiral structure observed around an ancient star could offer a glimpse of what our own sun has in store.

Galaxy simulation mirrors Milky Way for first time

Astrophysicists have for the first time created a computer model of galaxy formation that results in a spiral galaxy like our own.