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G352.7-0.1: Supernova Cleans Up its Surroundings

Spitzer Space Telescope - Wed, 2014-04-09 20:00
Supernovas are the spectacular ends to the lives of many massive stars. These explosions can produce enormous amounts of energy and be as bright as an entire galaxy.
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At the Edge of NGC 2174

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Wed, 2014-04-09 05:51

At the Edge of NGC 2174


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Mars Red and Spica Blue

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Tue, 2014-04-08 16:51

A bright pair of sky objects will be visible together during the next few months.


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Space Station Robot Forgets Key Again

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Tue, 2014-04-08 03:51

Space station robot AFJ013 has forgotten her space lock key again.


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2012 VP113: A New Furthest Known Orbit in the Solar System

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Mon, 2014-04-07 01:51

What object has the furthest known orbit in our Solar System?


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Io in True Color

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Sat, 2014-04-05 23:51

The strangest moon in the


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A Milky Way Dawn

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Fri, 2014-04-04 21:51

A Milky Way Dawn


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Stripping ESO 137-001

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Thu, 2014-04-03 06:51

Stripping ESO 137-001


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New Tool Finds Buried Treasure in Spitzer Archives

Spitzer Space Telescope - Wed, 2014-04-02 20:00
Our Solar System is swarming with asteroids and comets. Although astronomers have identified many thousands of these space rocks, new candidates turn up all the time; some small fraction of which might even pose a threat of colliding with Earth.
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Stephan's Quintet Plus One

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Wed, 2014-04-02 17:51

The first identified compact galaxy group,


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M78 and Reflecting Dust Clouds

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Wed, 2014-04-02 04:51

An eerie blue glow and ominous columns of


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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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