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Jul 10, 2014 07:27 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The Hubble Space Telescope has spotted an unprecedented 100,000 light-year long structure wrapped around two colliding galaxies. Continue reading →
Jun 25, 2014 12:30 PM ET // Megan Gannon, SPACE.com News Editor
Astronomers aren't being poetic when they say this star is a diamond.
Jun 4, 2014 02:32 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
A weird type of 'hybrid' star has been discovered nearly 40 years since it was first theorized -- but until now has been curiously difficult to find. Continue reading →
Apr 9, 2014 01:37 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
It seems the strange "light source" seen in one of Mars rover Curiosity's landscape observations has two possible rational -- yet fascinating -- explanations. Continue reading →
Apr 7, 2014 02:19 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
NASA's Mars rover is exploring a region nicknamed "the Kimberly" after an Australian region -- but it seems the area is a little more 'Australian' than mission managers thought. Continue reading →
Mar 26, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
When you think of a celestial ring system, the beautiful ringed planet Saturn will likely jump to mind. But for the first time astronomers have discovered that ring systems aren't exclusive to planetary bodies -- asteroids can have them too.
Mar 26, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Discovery News
Through a predicted celestial dance, an asteroid drifted in front of a distant star and gave astronomers an unprecedented solar system discovery.
Mar 6, 2014 12:58 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Hubble has observed some weird things since it was launched in 1990, but this is probably one of the strangest. Continue reading →
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