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2 hrs ago | Science Daily
These new data highlight streamers of material fleeing the disk of the galaxy as well as concentrations of dense molecular gas surrounding pockets of intense star formation.
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2 hrs ago | Free Republic
Explanation: Lovejoy continues to be an impressive camera comet. Pictured above, Comet C/2013 R1 was imaged above the windmill in Saint-Michel-l'Observatoire in southern France with a six-second exposure.
6 hrs ago | Boston.com
A year and a half after the Curiosity rover executed its gymnastic dismount onto the surface of Mars, mission scientists on Monday published the strongest evidence yet of an ancient, freshwater lake on the planet that could have been home for life as we know it.
10 hrs ago | Astronomy
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11 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency
KUALA LANGAT, Dec 10 -- The Malaysia Astronaut Foundation has for the first time organised a workshop on astronomy with the media to increase their understanding of science and space technology.
12 hrs ago | Boston.com
Technology is often seen as a powerful way to improve education, but just handing out the latest gadgets won't by itself improve how children learn.
16 hrs ago | LongmontFYI
Kate Schranz clears the sidewalk near her home Wednesday, when the high temperature reached 14 degrees Farenheit or -10 Celsuis.
Stargazers could soon be flocking to one of England's most remote corners which is to get official recognition for the quality of its night sky.
For more information on the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada in Edmonton, or even just a starting place for information on stargazing in the area, check out their website, edmontonrasc.com.
Gamma-ray bursts are the most energetic and luminous explosions in the known universe.
An $875,000 gift should modernize several aspects of the planetarium, including the seating, dome and projector, said Danny Dale, UW Physics and Astronomy Department head.
Image Caption: Image of Comet Lovejoy captured by the Subaru Telescope's Suprime-Cam on December 3, 2013 .
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Explanation: Brightest stellar beacons of the constellation Centaurus, Alpha and Beta Centauri are easy to spot from the southern hemisphere.
An artist's conception of a young planet in a distant orbit around its host star.
A mysterious blast of light spotted earlier this year near the constellation Leo was actually the brightest gamma-ray burst ever recorded, and was triggered by an extremely powerful stellar explosion, new research reports.
A newly-released NASA visualization shows the process of the sun 's magnetic field changing polarity, with the positive and negative poles switching throughout the course of the 22 year magnetic solar cycle.