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“Milky Way”

Mar 14, 2014 04:07 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The Milky Way and Andromeda are galactic King and Queen of the galactic Local Group -- but what does the structure of surrounding galaxies in our intergalactic realm tell us about galaxy evolution?
Mar 5, 2014 11:40 AM ET // Jason Major
When the sun sets, the show begins: night after night of incredible weather, shimmering aurorae, and stunning starry vistas over the rugged and rural landscapes of South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming are captured in "Huelux." Continue reading →
Feb 21, 2014 01:31 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Enjoy some of the most inspiring, beautiful and down-right stunning photos from our adventures in space this past week.
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 3, 2014 02:57 PM ET // Discovery News
In a recently-released view of the beautiful Trifid Nebula, NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) takes an intimate look into the effects of star birth inside the cloud of dust and gas.
Jan 30, 2014 05:38 PM ET // Nicole Gugliucci
Sometimes it really does take the most sensitive telescopes in the world to find what was in front of us all along. Continue reading →
Jan 22, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
The ESO's VLT Survey Telescope has captured a jaw-dropping view of the Lagoon Nebula -- a star-forming interstellar cloud incubating baby stars enshrouded in knots of gas and dust.
Jan 21, 2014 11:15 AM ET // Nicole Gugliucci
Astronomers have spotted a distant galaxy that existed in the very early Universe -- but far from it being a strange-looking galaxy, it actually looks strangely familiar. Continue reading →
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