It may look wicked, but a stunning — if not scary — new view of the Witch Nebula unveiled by NASA for Halloween is actually the home of baby stars just beginning their cosmic lives.
The meteor that slammed into the skies over the Russian city of Chelyabinsk, Russia, in February shocked the world -- how many other tiny asteroid threats are out there? Continue reading →
No, it's not a comedy-sized tankard discarded into orbit by a careless space station astronaut -- it's a beautiful nebula that resembles a giant jug with a handle.
No, our central supermassive black hole hasn't been caught snacking again, the peanut is the shape of the central bulge of our galaxy.
After a decade exploring the Cosmos, take a tour of some of NASA Spitzer space telescope's most beautiful nebulae.
The objects found between the orbits of Jupiter and Neptune appear to be living a double life, parading as asteroids when, in fact, they are most likely comets. 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 →
A team of astronomers has taken pictures of a huge star as it forms, to find that massive stars form in exactly the same way as smaller ones like the sun. Continue reading →
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