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Aug 28, 2014 04:54 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Approximately 10 million years ago, a nearby cluster of stars erupted as a violent series of supernovae and, according to new observations, the million degree plasma from these powerful detonations surround the solar system today. Continue reading →
Aug 20, 2014 11:00 AM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
A recent discovery of an intermediate-mass black hole in a nearby galaxy offers the best evidence yet that a class of medium-size black holes exists.
Aug 15, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Megan Gannon, SPACE.com News Editor
A swarm of twinkling old stars on the outskirts of the Milky Way shines in a new view from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope.
Aug 1, 2014 01:11 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Where did these 30,000 light-year high bubbles come from? Astronomers still aren't quite sure. Continue reading →
Jul 14, 2014 01:45 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
As part of an ongoing survey of active galaxies, the Hubble Space Telescope looked deep into the heart of one stunning example just 32 million light-years from the Milky Way. Continue reading →
Jul 10, 2014 11:00 AM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
The boundaries of our home galaxy may have to be redrawn.
Jul 10, 2014 07:27 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The Hubble Space Telescope has spotted an unprecedented 100,000 light-year long structure wrapped around two colliding galaxies. Continue reading →
Jul 9, 2014 11:40 AM ET // Megan Gannon, SPACE.com News Editor
A NASA probe recently spotted the dazzling Pan-STARRS comet as it hurtled through space against the backdrop of a distant galaxy.
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