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Dark Matter in a Simulated Universe

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 12:34

Is our universe haunted?


Orionid Meteors from Orion

Tue, 10/31/2017 - 11:15

Meteors have been shooting out from the constellation of Orion.


Night on a Spooky Planet

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 10:53

What spooky planet is this?


NGC 6369: The Little Ghost Nebula

Sun, 10/29/2017 - 09:28

NGC 6369: The Little Ghost Nebula


Mirach's Ghost

Sat, 10/28/2017 - 08:57

Mirach's Ghost


NGC 7635: Bubble in a Cosmic Sea

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 06:38

Adrift in a cosmic sea of


Marius Hills: Holes in the Moon

Thu, 10/26/2017 - 05:42

Could humans live beneath the surface of the Moon?


Where Your Elements Came From

Wed, 10/25/2017 - 04:15

The hydrogen in your body, present in every molecule of water, came from the


NGC 4993: The Galactic Home of an Historic Explosion

Tue, 10/24/2017 - 02:40

That reddish dot -- it wasn't there before.


Two Black Holes Dancing in 3C 75

Mon, 10/23/2017 - 02:39

What's happening at the center of active galaxy 3C 75?


Lynds Dark Nebula 183

Sun, 10/22/2017 - 01:40

Lynds Dark Nebula 183


A Beautiful Trifid

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 01:11

The beautiful


M51: The Whirlpool Galaxy

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 00:36

M51: The Whirlpool Galaxy


Stars and Dust in Corona Australis

Fri, 10/20/2017 - 00:36

Blue dust clouds and young, energetic stars inhabit


Haumea of the Outer Solar System

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 23:29

One of the strangest objects in the outer Solar System has recently been found to have a ring.


GW170817: A Spectacular Multiradiation

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 23:26

Both gravitational and electromagnetic radiations have been detected in


On the Origin of Gold

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 23:26

Where did the


All Sky Steve

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 21:49

All Sky Steve


Under the Galaxy

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 21:06

Under the Galaxy


NGC 1365: Majestic Island Universe

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 20:05

Barred spiral galaxy NGC 1365 is truly a majestic


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