Jaime is a freelance writer, who finds great joy in sharing the wonders of universe with others. She used this passion to launch "From Quarks to Quasars" in 2012.

An energetic young star flickers to life in a new image from the European Southern Observatory (ESO). Taken by the ESO’s Atacama Large Millimeter/Submillimeter Array (otherwise known simply as...

November 10, 2015

A new image from the Hubble Space Telescope provides the clearest view yet of a distant galaxy, which is surrounded by small galaxies even more distant than itself. Called Markarian 820 (or Mrk 820),...

November 2, 2015

There is little doubt that this is one of the most uniquely beautiful galaxies in the known universe. This, my friends, is a lenticular galaxy known as the “Cartwheel Galaxy.” It...

November 1, 2015

Partially because of its size and intensity, the Trifid Nebula is one of the most famous targets in the sky. The other reason is quite clear: it is simply stunning. Otherwise known as Messier 20 (M20)...

October 21, 2015

The latest image from the Hubble Space Telescope peers into the heart of one of the most beautiful galaxies in the Messier catalog. Known as Messier 94—M94 for short (or NGC 4736)—it can be found...

October 19, 2015

The latest image from Paul Wilson is the most stunning yet. Taken from Castle Hill—a unique locale that gets its name from its rock formations, which resemble stone castles—on New...

October 18, 2015

Meet SH2-132 (otherwise known as Sharpless 132)—a large emission nebula located between the border of the Cepheus and Lacerta constellations. If you’ve never heard of it before, as most...

October 17, 2015

One universal truth is that spacetime is expanding at an ever-increasing speed. Some people take that to mean all galaxies are moving apart at all times. In reality, gravity still exerts its...

October 16, 2015

On Earth, dust—often composed of dead skin, insect waste, micro hair follicles, and other unsavory bits—is an annoyance, whereas, it can be a major obstacle to stargazers. Only the composition of...

October 15, 2015

Jupiter is known for many things, from its huge size to its 60-some exotic moons, but its Great Red Spot is inarguably one of its grandest features. Unfortunately, NASA revealed last year that...

October 14, 2015
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