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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 31, 2015 11:04 AM ET // Stuart Gary, ABC Science Online
The butterfly shape is created by the stellar ballet of the two sun-like stars at the end of their lives.
Aug 7, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
A dying star has left behind a beautiful, if temporary, parting gift -- an expanding planetary nebula.
Jun 9, 2015 03:40 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
After poring over the details of the most perfect Einstein Ring imaged to date, ALMA astronomers have discovered that this distant galaxy is a frenzy of star formation.
May 27, 2015 12:36 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In this mesmerizing view of a stellar nursery by the ESO's Very Large Telescope (VLT) in Chile, a stunning celebration is underway.
May 5, 2015 08:52 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
Like a black fog churning through space, this view of a dark molecular cloud seems to extinguish the sparkle of distant stars.
May 4, 2015 11:59 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
For the first time, astronomers have added a new 3-dimensional perspective to the Hubble Space Telescope's dazzling view of the Eagle Nebula's famous 'Pillars of Creation.'
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