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Darnell Ort of Conewago Township shared this photo taken on his deck of a hummingbird.
Arp220 is a nearby Ultraluminous Infrared Galaxy similar to what ALESS65 would look like if it were closer to Earth.
An artist's concept depicts NASA's Kepler misssion's smallest habitable zone planet.
Cosmic dust is crucial to the birth of stars and planets, but how so much of it came to be present in the young universe has been a mystery The supernova SN 2010jl produced dust much larger than usually found in the Milky Way.
In the middle of the 19th century, the massive binary system Eta Carinae underwent an eruption that ejected at least 10 times the sun's mass and made it the second-brightest star in the sky.
Together with pro-Ukraine activists, the astronomers named a star "Putin-Huilo" -- a Ukrainian insult that, loosely translated, means "Putin is a d**khead."
Image Caption: Computer simulations of intergalactic hydrogen in a "dimly lit" universe and a "brightly lit" universe that has five times more of the energetic photons that destroy neutral hydrogen atoms.
This picture of the noctilucent clouds - sometimes called "night shining clouds" - was taken on Sunday night by amateur astronomer Mary Spicer from her bedroom windown in Tackley.
NASA Mars rover Curiosity has driven out of the ellipse, approximately 4 miles wide and 12 miles long , that was mapped as safe terrain for its 2012 landing inside Gale Crater.
Park City Day School science summer camp students Chloe Vezina, left, and Greta Knapp listen on as their teacher, Heather Christensen, reads Dr. Seuss There s No Place Like Space Tuesday, July 8. Alexandria Gonzalez/Park Record.
The discovery of thousands of star systems wildly different from our own has demolished ideas about how planets form.
Astronomers have studied the carbon monoxide in ALESS65, a galaxy over 12 billion light years away, and found that it's literally running out of gas.
An observatory run by the University of Utah found a "hotspot" beneath the Big Dipper emitting a disproportionate number of the highest-energy cosmic rays.
So much to see in the sky these nights, including a view into the center of our galaxy.
An artist's concept of the shower of particles produced when Earth's atmosphere is struck by ultra-high-energy cosmic rays.
The European Space Agency has selected the Athena X-ray Observatory as its second 'Large-class' science mission in the 21st Century, which will help to answer vital questions about the universe.
Updated: Thu Jul 10, 2014 01:11 am
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