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This is an Actual Photograph of the Shock Waves from Supersonic Jets Interacting with Each Other

After more than 10 years of hard work, NASA has reached another milestone. We're accustomed to NASA reaching milestones, but…

2 years ago

Rock Around the Comet Clock with Hubble

The Hubble Space Telescope takes a deep look into the Comet 252P/LINEAR and discovers a spinning jet. We look at…

4 years ago

Enceladus’ Jets Selectively Power-Up Farther From Saturn

A crowning achievement of the Cassini mission to Saturn is the discovery of water vapor jets spraying out from Enceladus' southern pole.…

4 years ago

How to Find Rosetta’s Comet In Your Telescope

How would you like to see one of the most famous comets with your own eyes? Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko plies the…

5 years ago

Rosetta’s Comet Sparkles with Ice, Blows Dust From Sinkholes

Comet 67P/C-G may be tiny at just 2.5 miles (4 km) across, but its diverse landscapes and the processes that shape…

5 years ago

Rosetta’s Comet Keeps On Jetting Even After the Sun Goes Down

67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko certainly isn't a comet that dreads sundown. Images acquired by the OSIRIS instrument aboard ESA's Rosetta spacecraft in April 2015…

5 years ago

Hubble Captures a Collision in a Black Hole’s “Death Star” Beam

Even the Empire's planet-blasting battle station has nothing compared to the immense energy being fired from the heart of NGC 3862, a supermassive black…

5 years ago

Dust Whirls, Swirls and Twirls at Rosetta’s Comet

Tell me this montage shouldn't be hanging in the Lourve Museum. Every time I think I've seen the "best image"…

6 years ago

Rosetta’s Comet Really “Blows Up” in Latest Images

First off: no, comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko is not about to explode or disintegrate. But as it steadily gets nearer to the Sun the…

6 years ago

Rosetta Sees Fascinating Changes in Comet 67P

It only makes sense. Sunlight heats a comet and causes ice to vaporize. This leads to changes in the appearance…

6 years ago