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What Was Here Before the Solar System?

The Solar System is 4.5 billion years old, but the Universe is much older. What was here before our Solar…

5 years ago

Two Stars On A Death Spiral Set To Detonate As A Supernova

Two white dwarfs circle around one other, locked in a fatal tango. With an intimate orbit and a hefty combined mass, the pair is ultimately…

6 years ago

What Is This Empty Hole In Space?

What may appear at first glance to be an eerie, empty void in an otherwise star-filled scene is really a…

6 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – Jan 9, 2015: Andy Weir of “The Martian”

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Special Guest: Andy Weir , author of "The Martian" Andy was first hired as a programmer…

6 years ago

Famous Hubble Star Explosion Is Expanding, New Animation Reveals

Wow! One of the most famous star explosions captured by the Hubble Space Telescope -- several times -- shows clear…

6 years ago

This Dark Nebula Looks Like it is Writhing in Agony

We've got at least one scary night ahead with Halloween falling on Friday. Adam Block, manager at the Mount Lemmon…

6 years ago

Video: Warp Into A Star Nursery 3,000 Light Years Away

Zoom! This video brings you up close to a region where a bunch of stars are being born. This new…

6 years ago

Carnival of Space #357

Welcome, come in to the 357th Carnival of Space! The carnival is a community of space science and astronomy writers…

6 years ago

Stunning 3D Tours of Two Well-Known Nebulae

Two videos recently released by the Hubble team take us on a tour of two famous and intriguing cosmic objects:…

6 years ago

Hubble Captures Starbirth In A Monkey’s Head As Telescope Approaches 24 Years In Space

Billowing gas clouds and young stars feature in this February Hubble Space Telescope image, released as the telescope approaches its…

7 years ago