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Feb 21, 2014 11:26 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
Astronomers using NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope have spotted a star ripping through space, generating a violent bow shock ahead of its relentless rampage through the interstellar medium.
Feb 7, 2014 11:46 AM ET // Irene Klotz
Measurements by NASA’s two Voyager spacecraft helped reveal the outer planets of the solar system and then the doorsteps to interstellar space. Now, their data has been used to create a piece of classical music. Continue reading →
Jan 14, 2014 06:00 PM ET // Jeff Lee, Icarus Interstellar
If we could harness the energy generated by an evaporating black hole, we might be able to bridge the vast space between the stars.
Nov 21, 2013 02:27 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Using data from NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE), astronomers have detected two ancient "failed stars" that are likely 10 billion years old. Continue reading →
Nov 5, 2013 03:27 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The space telescope has imaged the nearest star to the sun, Proxima Centauri, but it's still just a point of light shining in the night. Continue reading →
Oct 28, 2013 11:52 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Traveling to another star is not impossible -- we just need to comprehend the vast distances, time and energies required before we can master the interstellar ocean. Continue reading →
Sep 16, 2013 06:35 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
This is the first image of the first ever man-made radio signal being transmitted from interstellar space. Continue reading →
Sep 12, 2013 02:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
After a 35-year journey, NASA’s Voyager 1 spacecraft left the solar system to become the first human-made object to reach interstellar space.
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