Enjoy some of the most inspiring, beautiful and down-right stunning photos from our adventures in space this past week.
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.
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.
Massive stars can be their own worst enemy, especially when they get old. Continue reading →
This ghostly hand reaching out to the stars is actually an exploded, dead star. Continue reading →
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 Boomerang Nebula in the constellation Centaurus is officially the coldest known place in the entire Universe -- It's even colder than the frigid background temperature of space! 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.
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