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Lovejoy in the New Year

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Thu, 2014-01-09 18:51

A rival to


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Reflections on Planet Earth

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Thu, 2014-01-09 05:51

Catching sight of


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A New Year's Crescent

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

A New Year's Crescent


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Stormy Stars? NASA's Spitzer Probes Weather on Brown Dwarfs

Spitzer Space Telescope - Mon, 2014-01-06 20:00
To the surprise of astronomers, most brown dwarfs may be roiled by massive storms.
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NASA's Hubble and Spitzer Team up to Probe Faraway Galaxies

Spitzer Space Telescope - Mon, 2014-01-06 20:00
NASA's Hubble and Spitzer Space Telescopes are providing a new perspective on the remote universe, including new views of young and distant galaxies bursting with stars.
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The Horsehead Nebula

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Sun, 2014-01-05 23:51

The Horsehead Nebula


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Quantum Steampunk Fantasy Fractal Landscape

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Sun, 2014-01-05 23:51

What strange world is this?


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Pulsar in a Stellar Triple System Makes Unique Gravitational Laboratory

Spitzer Space Telescope - Sun, 2014-01-05 20:00
Astronomers using a number of telescopes, including Spitzer, have discovered a unique stellar system of two white dwarf stars and a superdense neutron star, all packed within a space smaller than Earth's orbit around the Sun. The closeness of the stars, combined with their nature, has allowed the scientists to make the best measurements yet of the complex gravitational interactions in such a system.
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Time Lapse Auroras Over Norway

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Sun, 2014-01-05 10:51

Sometimes, after your eyes adapt to the dark, a spectacular


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Alaska Aurora Sequence

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Sat, 2014-01-04 08:51

A remarkably intense auroral band flooded the northern night with


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Melotte 15 in the Heart

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Fri, 2014-01-03 06:51

Melotte 15 in the Heart


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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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