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Satellite Station and Southern Skies

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Sat, 2014-06-07 05:51

This clear night skyscape captures the colorful glow of


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Planetary Nebula Abell 36

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Fri, 2014-06-06 03:51

The gorgeous, gaseous shroud of a dying sunlike star,


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Millions of Stars in Omega Centauri

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Wed, 2014-06-04 12:51

Globular star cluster


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New Suspect Identified in Supernova Explosion

Spitzer Space Telescope - Tue, 2014-06-03 20:00
There were no witnesses to a stellar blast that lit up our skies a millennium ago, but NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope is finding clues in the charred remains.
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The Cone Nebula from Hubble

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Tue, 2014-06-03 10:51

Stars are forming in the gigantic dust pillar called the Cone Nebula.


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Star Factory Messier 17

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Mon, 2014-06-02 08:51

What's happening at the center of this nebula?


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An ALMA Telescope Array Time Lapse

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Mon, 2014-06-02 08:51

It is the most expensive and complex ground-based astronomy project ever -- what will it see tonight?


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Camelopardalids and ISS

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Sun, 2014-06-01 06:51

From a camp on the northern shores of the Great Lake Erie, three


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A Circumhorizontal Arc Over Ohio

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Sat, 2014-05-31 04:51

Why would clouds appear to be different colors?


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Rosetta's Target Comet

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Fri, 2014-05-30 02:51

Rosetta's Target Comet


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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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At last, Voyager 1 slips into interstellar space

Science News: Atom & Cosmos - Thu, 2013-09-12 13:39
Solar blast data provides definitive evidence that spacecraft has cruised beyond the sun’s clutch
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Meteorite that fell last year contains surprising molecules

Science News: Atom & Cosmos - Mon, 2013-09-09 12:30
Compounds in space rocks like the one that broke up over California may have helped seed life on Earth
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