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Cosmic Tsunami Wave Is Now Ripping Through Interstellar Space, NASA Says

The space wave was detected with the help of Voyager 1 in February, is the longest-lasting thus far documented
by Laura Sinpetru, December 16th, 2014
 

Merging Spiral Galaxies Look Stunning in New NASA Space Image

The galaxies, dubbed NGC 2207 and IC2163, are located at a distance of about 130 million light-years from our planet
by Laura Sinpetru, December 13th, 2014
 

Bizarre Cosmic Signal Believed to Be Tangible Evidence of Dark Matter

Researchers say the odd signal detected with the help of the XMM-Newton spacecraft comes from no known particle or atom
by Laura Sinpetru, December 12th, 2014
The Holidays Are Coming, So Here's a Glittering Cosmic Snow Globe

The Holidays Are Coming, So Here's a Glittering Cosmic Snow Globe

by Laura Sinpetru, December 11th, 2014
This positively stunning image of the Messier 92 star cluster was obtained with the help of the Hubble Space Telescope
 

Distant Galaxy's Anatomy Revealed in Stunning Hubble Space Image

The galaxy, known as NGC 4102, is located at a distance of about 68.8 million light-years from our planet
by Laura Sinpetru, December 10th, 2014
 

Comet Dust Found Encased in Ice in the Antarctic for the First Time Ever

The comet dust was pulled from ice samples collected from a depth of about 58 feet (roughly 18 meters)
by Laura Sinpetru, December 10th, 2014
 

Mars' Fairly Impressive Mount Sharp Was Once a Lake, NASA Says

The mountain sits in the Red Planet's Gale Crater, evidence indicates it formed from sediments deposited in a lake bed
by Laura Sinpetru, December 9th, 2014
 

NASA's Pluto-Bound New Horizons Spacecraft Wakes Up from 1,873-Day Slumber

The spacecraft came out of hibernation this past December 6, is expected to begin researching Pluto in January 2015
by Laura Sinpetru, December 8th, 2014
 

NASA's Orion Launch Was One for the Books, a Perfectly Smooth Ride

The Mars-bound spacecraft successfully completed its first trip to space and back this past December 5
by Laura Sinpetru, December 6th, 2014
It's On: NASA's Orion Spacecraft Launches Atop Rocket, Heads for the Skies

It's On: NASA's Orion Spacecraft Launches Atop Rocket, Heads for the Skies

by Laura Sinpetru, December 5th, 2014
The Orion spacecraft left Earth just a few minutes ago, is now officially enjoying its first flight ever
 

Largest Telescope the World Has Ever Seen Gets Construction Go-Ahead

The European Extremely Large Telescope is to be built atop Cerro Armazones, a mountain in Chile's Atacama Desert
by Laura Sinpetru, December 5th, 2014
 

Cosmic Blowout Sees Gas Being Ejected Out of a Galaxy at Warp Speed

Astronomers say the galaxy is blasting out gas at a speed of 2 million miles per hour (3.2 million kilometers per hour)
by Laura Sinpetru, December 5th, 2014
 

NASA's Orion Launch Postponed Due to Strong Winds, Technical Trouble

The Orion spacecraft was supposed to embark on its maiden voyage this December 4, will hopefully launch tomorrow
by Laura Sinpetru, December 4th, 2014
 

Star-Forming Atomic Hydrogen Detected in Galaxies 3 Billion Light-Years Away

This study into the makeup of galaxies far, far away broke the previous record distance by 500 million light-years
by Laura Sinpetru, December 4th, 2014
 
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