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Hubble Uncovers a Galaxy Pair Coming in From the Wilderness -- ScienceDaily
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space, galaxies, ancient )

Nelson
- 19 hours ago - sciencedaily.com
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has uncovered two tiny dwarf galaxies that have wandered from a vast cosmic wilderness into a nearby "big city" packed with galaxies. After being quiescent for billions of years, they are ready to party.
6 NASA Images of Black Holes and Supernovae - Business Insider
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space, blackholes, photos )

Nelson
- 2 days ago - businessinsider.com
Giant stars collapse beneath their gravity, bursting apart in fierce supernova explosions that illuminate galaxies.
Einstein Continues to Rock!
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, interesting, investigation, research, science, scientists, space )

Mitchell
- 8 days ago - news.osu.edu
Scientists at Ohio State U. have searched in the voids of space for indications that Relativity may be flawed...and found none.
Texts From Mittens: The Astrology Edition
Offbeat  (tags: texts from Mittens, jealousy, astronomy )

Barb
- 17 days ago - catster.com
Mittens is jealous of Stumpy's zodiac sign, Mom is hooked on 'nip, and Drunk Patty predicts surprises for Mitty. He texts!
Otherworldly Beauty: Astronomy Photography Contest Highlights Astounding Shots
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space, Photography )

Nelson
- 22 days ago - space.com
It's that wonderful time of year again, when the Royal Observatory Greenwich releases the shortlist of entries into the Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition.
Clouds High in VenusâEUR(TM) Atmosphere Reveal Features on PlanetâEUR(TM)s Surface | Planetary Science | Sci-News.Com
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space, Venus, couds, surface )

Nelson
- 26 days ago - sci-news.com
Using data from ESA's Venus Express spacecraft, European planetary researchers have shown how weather patterns seen in Venus' cloud layers are directly linked to the topography of the surface below.<br />
How Fast Is Earth Moving?
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, interesting, investigation, space )

Rob
- 30 days ago - space.com
As an Earthling, it's easy to believe that we're standing still. After all, we don't feel any movement in our surroundings.
In Cosmic First, Scientists Spy a Star's Snow Line
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space, star, snow line )

Nelson
- 39 days ago - space.com
For the first time, astronomers have caught a glimpse of the water snow line around a star -- the point in the young star's orbiting disk of debris where snow and ice first appear.
NASA Catches Moon 'Photobombing' Earth for Second Time in One Year - EcoWatch
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space, earth, moon )

Nelson
- 40 days ago - ecowatch.com
"For the second time in the life of DSCOVR, the moon moved between the spacecraft and Earth," Adam Szabo, DSCOVR project scientist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, said. "The project recorded this event on July 5 with the same
This Is the Deepest Look Ever Into the Orion Nebula
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space, technology )

Rob
- 40 days ago - popularmechanics.com
âEUR<Its a beautiful image with some interesting science behind it. Video: Best in HD and Full Screen.
Limestone World: Planet Around Dying Star Boasts Substance Linked to Life on Earth
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space, planet, limestone )

Nelson
- 40 days ago - space.com
The planet's star is slowly devouring it, revealing to watching astronomers what looks like a limestone crust. On Earth, limestone has ties to living organisms, though the substance can also form without their help.
Milky Way Galaxy Has Mass of 700 Billion Suns, Canadian Astronomers Say | Astronomy | Sci-News.Com
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space, milkyway galaxy )

Nelson
- 40 days ago - sci-news.com
What is the total mass of our Milky Way Galaxy? The short answer, so far, is 7 x 1011 solar masses, says a team of astronomers at McMaster University, Canada.
10 Galactic Mysteries Of The Milky Way - Listverse
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space )

Nelson
- 40 days ago - listverse.com
Stars like our sun are born in clusters with other similar stars. These stellar siblings form from the same gas cloud, and so they have the same chemical composition. Yet we've examined 100,000 stars within 325 light-years of Earth and found only two that
 

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