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Astronomers glimpse infrastructure of Gamma-ray burst jets

Last Updated: Thursday, December 05, 2013, 16:06

Astronomers have used observations from a novel instrument to look at magnetic fields at the heart of gamma-ray bursts, the most energetic explosions in the universe.

Best ultraviolet maps of 2 nearest galaxies created

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 04, 2013, 18:16

Astronomers at NASA and Pennsylvania State University have used the Swift satellite to create the most detailed ultraviolet light surveys ever of the Large and Small Magellanic Clouds.

100 best pics to be released on completion of NASA Swift’s 8 years

Last Updated: Saturday, December 29, 2012, 21:09

NASA’s Swift satellite team is celebrating eight years of Ultraviolet/Optical Telescope (UVOT) operations by collecting more than 100 of the instrument’s best snapshots in a web-based photo gallery.