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Hubble Image Reveals New View Of The Universe
Apr 17, 2014 14:05 PM E
Recently the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope captured an image of a galaxy cluster that gives a random representation of the universe showing galaxies and cosmic objects at different distances from each other and in different stages of evolution.
Scientists Use Neutrons To Try And Discover Dark Energy
The Use Of Neutrons To Understand The Mystery of Dark Energy
Apr 16, 2014 23:16 PM E
By using neutrons, scientists will be able to observe the interaction of neutrons with gravitation pull. This could lead to the discovery of more particles or additional forces.
Gum 41
New Nebula Photo: Image Shows Portion Of The 'Running Chicken Nebula' In Constellation Centaurus
Apr 16, 2014 16:18 PM E
A new photo released Wednesday is probably the best one yet of a nebula called Gum 41, according to the European Southern Observatory.
Rings of Saturn
Rings Of Saturn May Be Shedding A New Moon; Astronomer Says He Might Be Watching 'An Act Of Birth'
Apr 15, 2014 16:15 PM E
Saturn appears to be shedding rings, which could form the gas giant's 63rd known moon, according to new research.
Lunar Eclipse Bewitches Viewers From Coast to Coast
‘Blood Moon’: Lunar Eclipse Wows Viewers In US, South America, And Parts Of Pacific
Apr 15, 2014 10:41 AM E
The lunar eclipse is part of a series that began more than 1,000 years ago.
Water in Space
How Drinking Urine, And Pee-Powered Spacecraft, Will Help Humans Reach Mars
Apr 12, 2014 14:45 PM E
Exploring the final frontier is made possible by human urine. Filtered down, Waterworld style, it tastes great.
Nijima
New Island In Japan Merges With Neighbor As Volcano Keeps Erupting
Apr 09, 2014 12:45 PM E
Nijima, a new island in Japan, has continued to erupt since its formation in November, and recently spilled over onto a neighboring island.
celestial diamond ring
Rare Celestial Diamond Ring Formed In Space
Apr 09, 2014 12:15 PM E
An image showing the perfectly round planetary nebula, Abell 33, was captured by ESO's Very Large Telescope (VLT).
Mars
Planetary Alignment: How To See Mars Closest To Earth In The Next Few Days [VIDEO]
Apr 08, 2014 15:22 PM E
Mars and the Earth are speeding toward alignment with the sun, bringing Mars at its closest point to the Earth a few days later. NASA says anyone will be able to watch Mars without a telescope.
Solar Flare
NASA Watches Solar Flare From Solar Observatory Spacecraft [VIDEO]
Apr 07, 2014 15:46 PM E
NASA recently released video footage of a massive solar flare being thrown off the surface of the sun. The April 2 flare was not thought to cause too much disturbance on Earth.
Moon surface
Moon Orbiter LADEE Will Crash Into Lunar Surface; NASA Taking Bets On When
Apr 06, 2014 16:18 PM E
Soon, NASA will steer a $280 million spacecraft toward the moon for a crash landing, concluding a seven-month mission to understand the lunar atmosphere.
A Diminutive Moon Holds an Ocean Inside
Cassini Spacecraft Discovery: An Ocean Lies Under The Surface Of Saturn Moon, Enceladus
Apr 03, 2014 15:26 PM E
A subterranean ocean shoots mineral-imbued plumes of mist through fissures riddling the planet. The presence of an ocean holds promise for human habitation one day and perhaps primitive life now.
moon
Moon May Not Have Much Water On It After All
Apr 02, 2014 17:26 PM E
A team of researchers believe that scientists studying a particular mineral may have been misled about the amount of water present on the moon.
ngc 1316
NGC 1316: Swallowing Up Galaxies In Its Path
Apr 02, 2014 15:00 PM E
Researchers found that the NGC 1316 may have formed due to a major collision with a dust-rich spiral galaxy around 3 billion years ago.
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