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Voyager's Neptune

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Thu, 2014-05-22 11:51

Cruising through the outer solar system, the Voyager 2


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A Live View from the International Space Station

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Wed, 2014-05-21 09:51

If you were floating above the Earth right now, this is what you might see.


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Pitch Black: Cosmic Clumps Cast the Darkest Shadows

Spitzer Space Telescope - Tue, 2014-05-20 20:00
A colossal, deeply dark cloud is found cranking out massive stars in a new Spitzer study.
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CG4: A Ruptured Cometary Globule

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Tue, 2014-05-20 07:51

Can a gas cloud grab a galaxy?


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Illustris Simulation of the Universe

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Mon, 2014-05-19 05:51

How did we get here?


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Valles Marineris: The Grand Canyon of Mars

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Sun, 2014-05-18 03:51

The largest canyon in the


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Inside the Flame Nebula

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Sat, 2014-05-17 01:51

Inside the Flame Nebula


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Halley Dust and Milky Way

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Thu, 2014-05-15 23:51

Halley Dust and Milky Way


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The Tail of the Hamburger Galaxy

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Thu, 2014-05-15 10:51

Sharp telescopic views of


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What Do You See in a Nebula?

Spitzer Space Telescope - Wed, 2014-05-14 20:00
Sometimes looking at the night sky can say more about the observer than the universe - at least that's how it feels when we're looking at clouds of dust and gas that remind us of a Rorschach inkblot test.
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Curiosity Inspects Mt Remarkable on Mars

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Wed, 2014-05-14 08:51

What has the Curiosity rover come across on Mars?


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Orange Sun Sparking

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Tue, 2014-05-13 06:51

Our Sun has become quite a busy place.


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Supervolcanoes once erupted on Mars

Science News: Atom & Cosmos - Wed, 2013-10-02 13:09
Giant eruptions billions of years ago left behind huge craters
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News in Brief: Maps reveal clouds on distant exoplanet

Science News: Atom & Cosmos - Tue, 2013-10-01 14:50
Astronomers chart the atmosphere of Kepler-7b
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Curiosity gets the dirt on Mars

Science News: Atom & Cosmos - Thu, 2013-09-26 14:19
Rover completes analysis of first soil collected from Gale Crater
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Mars rover fails to find methane

Science News: Atom & Cosmos - Thu, 2013-09-19 12:47
Lack of gas in atmosphere argues against presence of life on Red Planet
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News in Brief: Cometlike crashes produce building blocks of life

Science News: Atom & Cosmos - Mon, 2013-09-16 10:17
Amino acids in collision residue support importance of extraterrestrial impacts
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News in Brief: Eclipsing the sun, from Mars

Science News: Atom & Cosmos - Fri, 2013-09-13 16:23
NASA rover catches silhouette of Martian moon
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Notorious 'Big G' gets a little larger

Science News: Atom & Cosmos - Thu, 2013-09-12 15:10
Gravitational constant is difficult to measure, but physicists calculate new number
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Notorious 'G' gets a little larger

Science News: Atom & Cosmos - Thu, 2013-09-12 15:10
Gravitational constant is difficult to measure, but physicists calculate new number
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