Intergalactic magnifying glasses could help map galaxy centers

A team of astronomers may have discovered a new way through which they can map quasars - the energetic and luminous central regions which are often found in distant galaxies.

Rare `young-looking` supernova found in old galaxy

Using the Pan-STARRS telescope on Haleakala, astronomers have found a young-looking supernova on the outskirts of a bright elliptical galaxy.