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Ol' Nessie isn't known for making herself easy to find, but it looks like she recently popped up in an image from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey -- and my, how she's grown! Continue reading →
The central region of the Andromeda galaxy is chock-full of black holes, according to extensive observations with NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory. Continue reading →
News about black holes is usually accompanied by some fun description of them eating stuff. But the supermassive behemoth at the center of NGC 253 has become a little... sleepy. Continue reading →
We've always thought we live in a ho-hum back-ally neighborhood of the galaxy -- but life in Orion's Arm could be a lot more glamorous than we ever realized. Continue reading →
The mother of all cosmic collisions has been spotted between two galaxies containing a total of 400 billion stars, igniting the birth of 2,000 new stars per year! Continue reading →
Hubble has churned out over a million observations of the Cosmos. Here are some of our favorite recent views from the space telescope to celebrate its 23rd year in space.
Astronomers working on a multi-year program with the Hubble Space Telescope have announced the discovery of the most distant supernova ever observed, a stellar explosion that occurred over 10 billion years ago. ->
This might look like a painting of a fantasy star scene but it's actually a very real image from three of the world's most advanced space telescopes.
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