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Jul 24, 2014 02:25 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
A comet, that was once thought to be an asteroid, has shown its true colors and unfurled a beautifully bright tail as it makes close approach with the sun. Continue reading →
May 23, 2014 03:57 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Conventional thinking suggests that the most massive black holes possess a ringed doughnut-shaped torus of gas and dust trapped in orbit around them. But if we know one thing about black holes, they're anything but conventional. Continue reading →
Mar 28, 2014 11:30 AM ET // Nola Taylor Redd, Space.com
The hunt for the hypothetical Planet X has been fruitless so far, but that doesn't mean astronomers are calling it off.
Mar 7, 2014 03:31 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
There's no evidence for the existence of Planet X, despite a NASA space telescope’s best efforts to track it down.
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.
Dec 19, 2013 04:52 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
NASA's Near-Earth Object Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (NEOWISE) is back in the business of tracking down near-Earth objects after a two-year sabbatical. Continue reading →
Dec 3, 2013 03:33 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In a galaxy far, far away, two black holes have been spotted, trapped in a gravitational dance that can only end when they collide and merge as one. Continue reading →
Oct 31, 2013 03:51 PM ET // Tariq Malik, Space.com
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.
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