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Abell 2744 captured: 'Pandora's Cluster' as seen by NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope! (See pic)

Abell 2744 captured: 'Pandora's Cluster' as seen by NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope! (See pic)

The gravity of this galaxy cluster is strong enough that it acts as a lens to magnify images of more distant background galaxies. 

Astronomers spot most distant newborn galaxy cluster ever

Astronomers spot most distant newborn galaxy cluster ever

Astronomers have created a new record by spotting the most distant galaxy cluster ever utilising data from NASAs Chandra X-ray observatory and other telescopes.

'Russian Doll' galaxy cluster decodes information about dark energy

'Russian Doll' galaxy cluster decodes information about dark energy

Astronomers have developed a powerful method for investigating dark energy by using data from NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory and other optical telescopes.

Galaxy cluster not just governed solely by mass: Scientists

Galaxy cluster not just governed solely by mass: Scientists

Galaxy clusters are the biggest celestial objects in the sky consisting of thousands of galaxies.

Astronomers spot most massive galaxy cluster ever

Astronomers spot most massive galaxy cluster ever

A team of astronomers have detected a massive, sprawling and churning galaxy cluster that formed only 3.8 billion years after the Big Bang and is 1,000 times more massive than our Milky Way galaxy.

NASA's Chandra weighs universe's most massive young, distant galaxy cluster

NASA's Chandra weighs universe's most massive young, distant galaxy cluster

NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory has weighed the most massive young, distant galaxy cluster in the universe.

Scientists confirm distant galaxy cluster

Researchers have confirmed the presence of an unusually distant galaxy cluster, JKCS 041.

Galaxy cluster spotted ripping spiral galaxy

A new Hubble image shows spiral galaxy ESO 137-001, framed against a bright background as it moves through the heart of galaxy cluster Abell 3627.

Distribution of dark matter in 50 galaxy clusters measured

A team of astronomers from Taiwan, England, and Japan have used the Subaru Telescope to measure the distribution of dark matter in fifty galaxy clusters.

3-D models of merging galaxy clusters created

Astronomers have developed a technique that allows them to map collisions of giant galaxy clusters in three dimensions.

Japan astronomers find most distant galaxy cluster

Japanese astronomers said today they had found a cluster of galaxies 12.72 billion light-years away from Earth, which they claim is the most distant cluster ever discovered.