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Sep 25, 2015 03:51 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
These beautiful, shimmering tendrils of plasma are all that remain of an ancient massive star that, approximately 8,000 years ago, died and exploded as a supernova.
Aug 31, 2015 02:50 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
See just how well Hubble is doing after 25 years in orbit.
Aug 28, 2015 05:58 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In a galaxy, 600 million light-years away, a black hole deathmatch is ripping up spacetime, exposing some fascinating dynamics at the heart of a powerful quasar.
Aug 28, 2015 11:55 AM ET // AFP
From round disks to oval clusters; many galaxies in the Universe have undergone a dramatic transformation over the past eight billion years or so.
Jun 25, 2015 05:47 PM ET // Irene Klotz
A planet about the size of Neptune but situated 33 times closer to its parent star than Earth orbits the sun is losing its atmosphere, forming a fat, comet-like tail in the process.
Jun 5, 2015 01:54 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Three supernovae have been found erupting alone in the depths of 'intracluster' space -- a cosmic first.
Jun 4, 2015 01:08 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
On Wednesday, President Barack Obama mentioned something curious in a tweet -- it was a message about the cosmos.
Jun 3, 2015 02:01 PM ET // Irene Klotz
For the most part, Pluto’s four small moons appear to orbit harmoniously and precisely around the equatorial region of the dwarf planet, but appearances can be deceiving.
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