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Galaxy Cove Vista Revisited

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Sat, 2014-07-05 22:51

To see a vista like this takes patience, hiking, and a camera.


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Orion Arising

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Fri, 2014-07-04 20:51

Orion's belt runs just along the horizon, seen


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Martian Anniversary Selfie

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Thu, 2014-07-03 18:51

Martian Anniversary Selfie


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Conjunction by the Sea

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Wed, 2014-07-02 16:51

Conjunction by the Sea


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Black Hole Fireworks in Nearby Galaxy

Spitzer Space Telescope - Tue, 2014-07-01 20:00
Celebrants this Fourth of July will enjoy the dazzling lights and booming shock waves from the explosions of fireworks. A similarly styled event is taking place in the galaxy Messier 106, as seen by NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope, Chandra X-ray Observatory and the Herschel Space Observatory.
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The Hercules Cluster of Galaxies

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Tue, 2014-07-01 01:51

These are galaxies of the


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The Iris Nebula in a Field of Dust

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Mon, 2014-06-30 12:51

What flowers in this field of dark star dust?


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Four Lasers over Mauna Kea

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Sun, 2014-06-29 23:51

Are lasers from giant telescopes being used to attack the Galactic center?


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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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Radio telescope images reveal nebula's heart of carbon

Science News: Atom & Cosmos - Thu, 2013-09-05 12:41
ALMA takes detailed look at elements surrounding dying star
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The sun's older twin, 250 light-years away

Science News: Atom & Cosmos - Thu, 2013-08-29 12:54
Almost twice as ancient, star gives glimpse of sun's future
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