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Formation of Stunning Spear-like Cosmic Jets Finally Explained

Cosmic jets are among the universe’s most spectacular phenomena, can measure several light years in length
by Laura Sinpetru, October 17th, 2014
 

The Milky Way Is a Cosmic Bully, Strips Neighbors of Star-Forming Gas

Astronomers find small galaxies in the proximity of the Milky Way are all out of star-forming hydrogen gas
by Laura Sinpetru, October 16th, 2014
 

Mars Thinks It's on “The Biggest Loser,” Is Shedding Hydrogen like Crazy

The Red Planet is also shaking off oxygen and carbon, evidence provided by NASA's MAVEN spacecraft indicates
by Laura Sinpetru, October 15th, 2014
This Image of the Butterfly Nebula Will Give You a Brain Bleed

This Image of the Butterfly Nebula Will Give You a Brain Bleed

by Laura Sinpetru, October 14th, 2014
The image was taken with the help of the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, is stunning to say the least
 

Jupiter-like Planets Can Be Pushed Closer to Their Star by Companions

Researchers believe to have figured out why it is that some large gassy planets sit oddly close to their parent star
by Laura Sinpetru, October 11th, 2014
 

One-in-a-Million-Years Event: On October 19, a Comet Will Visit Mars

The comet, dubbed Siding Spring, is expected to get as close as 87,000 miles (139,500 kilometers) from the Red Planet
by Laura Sinpetru, October 10th, 2014
 

Black Hole Eats the Equivalent of 100 Billion Billion Hot Dogs Every Minute

The black hole, dubbed P13, consumes gas from a star close to it at a rate 10 times greater than thought possible
by Laura Sinpetru, October 9th, 2014
 

How Dust and Solar Wind Got Together to Birth Water on the Moon

Study says most of the water in the soil covering the surface of the Moon didn't get there via comets or meteorites
by Laura Sinpetru, October 8th, 2014
 

Astronauts of the Future Might Sleep Their Way to Mars

The idea is to put astronauts in a deep sleep state not very different to suspended animation, specialists explain
by Laura Sinpetru, October 7th, 2014
Filament of Solar Material Is 1 Million Miles (1.6 Million Kilometers) Long

Filament of Solar Material Is 1 Million Miles (1.6 Million Kilometers) Long

by Laura Sinpetru, October 4th, 2014
NASA scientists say the snaking filament lies in front of the Sun, might last for several days, maybe weeks
 

Massive Poisonous Cloud Found Hovering over Titan's South Pole

Astronomers say the cloud contains frozen particles of a highly toxic compound dubbed hydrogen cyanide
by Laura Sinpetru, October 2nd, 2014
 

Mars' Grand Canyon Was Once Home to Massive Glaciers, Evidence Indicates

Scientists believe to have found first ever mineralogical evidence of long-lost glaciers in Mars' Grand Canyon
by Laura Sinpetru, September 30th, 2014
 

Molecule 27,000 Light-Years Away Sheds New Light on the Emergence of Life

The molecule was found by researchers using the ALMA Observatory to study a star-forming region dubbed Sagittarius B2
by Laura Sinpetru, September 29th, 2014
 

Image of Spiral Galaxy 13 Million Light-Years Away Is Simply Epic

The image was obtained with the help of the Hubble Space Telescope, shows spiral galaxy NGC 7793 in all its glory
by Laura Sinpetru, September 29th, 2014
 
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