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And, oh, what a bubble it is: About 300 light years long , and its walls are made of hot gas.
Astronomers have obtained the best view yet of a collision between two galaxies when the Universe was only half its current age.
Astronomers say they've discovered water ice clouds on a "brown dwarf" just 7.3 light-years from Earth - the first candidate outside our own solar system to have direct evidence of water clouds.
Two hundred years ago, Missouri was rocked by an earthquake so severe it made the Mississippi River flow backward and set off church bells in Boston more than 1,000 miles away.
Behold the best look yet at a massive intergalactic train wreck in progress. It's also a glimpse at what the universe looked like when it was only half its current age.
Performing observations in Australia is on many astronomers' bucket lists, and this video timelapse shows you precisely why.
NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is nearing the end of its long journey, passing Neptune's orbital path on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014.
The European Space Agency on Monday said it had drawn up a shortlist of five possible sites for carrying out the first-ever landing on a comet.
Fifth graders at New Haven Elementary are pictured as they participate in a hands-on scientific experiment Friday when COSI on Wheels visited the school.
Seeking out science and astronomy in South Carolina? You're in luck, as we're pleased to report the South Carolina State Museum's brand-spanking new planetarium and astronomical observatory opened to the public earlier this month.
Image Caption: Galaxy M82 in which the supernova exploded. Credit: Credit: NASA, ESA, and The Hubble Heritage Team New research by a team of UK and European-based astronomers is helping to solve the mystery of what caused a spectacular supernova in a galaxy 11 million light years away, seen earlier this year.
The best color map of Neptune's big moon, Triton, was created by a scientist from images that were taken 25 years ago by An artist's rendering image released to Reuters on October 19, 2009 shows an exoplanet 6 times the Earth-size circulating around its low-mass host star at a distance equal to 1/20th of the Earth-Sun distance.
The Horowhenua Astronomical Society is delighted to be hosting Dr Tamara Davis , a distinguished astronomer from the University of Queensland, Australia.
Star Walk 2 is a solid update from the original award winning Star Walk astronomy program.
Matt Mazur sits for a photograph with a projection from his "Multiverse" universe simulator at his home in Vancouver, B.C., on Thursday August 21, 2014.
Drawing a crowd for a lecture on astronomy isn't easy - unless, of course, you have alcohol on your side.
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 08:12 am
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