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On July 26, NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) noticed something peculiar about its normally uninterrupted view of the sun -- a chunk was missing. Continue reading →
The construction phase of the world's biggest optical telescope has begun atop Mauna Kea, Hawaii. Continue reading →
To celebrate 15 years in orbit, NASA has release new, mind-blowing views of the Chandra X-ray observatory's most famous supernova remnants.
Although the sun is our nearest star, we certainly don't have it all figured out. Continue reading →
Astronomers may have not yet found Cybertron but this "transforming" pulsar definitely has a shape-shifting double personality. Continue reading →
On July 12, the moon may have seemed slightly brighter to the casual observer. This is how the 'supermoon' appeared around the globe.
You might want to step outside tomorrow night (July 12), when a bulging supermoon will rise in the evening sky.
The supernova mechanism behind cosmic dust formation has been a mystery, but now astronomers have the answer. Continue reading →
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