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The 12 craziest Hubble pictures of all time

Otherworldly desktop backgrounds.<p>↑ The Hubble Space Telescope has continuously unleashed a stream of jaw-dropping intergalactic imagery since it launched on April 24, 1990. Not only do these images, which look more like paintings at first glance, allow researchers to study distant worlds, galaxies …

Cosmology

Science Has Good News for People With Red Hair

You'd better think twice before you pick on a ginger.<p>First off, red hair and freckles are beautiful. Second, it's mean to pick on people, you jerk. …

The 100 best nonfiction books: No 10 – The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins

What is man, and what are we for? Remarkably, it was not until Charles Darwin published <i>On the Origin of Species</i> in 1859 that anyone, in our history, had thought methodically to address the reason for our existence. Darwin’s answer to this simple question was to show that every earthly species – …

Biology

Milky Way Mystery: Here's What Caused the Galaxy's Youngest Supernova

The Milky Way's youngest supernova — an explosion of a star that renders it extremely bright — was probably caused by the collision of two ultradense …

Universe

This Is What The Centre Of Our Galaxy Looks Like

Simply stunning.<p>NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has peered into the heart of the Milky Way to unveil a breathtaking view of more than half a million …

Researchers Just Discovered a New State of Matter

Scientists have theorized for decades that an additional state of matter exists, but despite tantalizing hints to its presence, details about this …

Scientists Just Discovered a Black Hole That's Blasting The Fastest 'Space Wind' in The Known Universe

Wind speeds of 200 million km/h.<p>Astronomers have discovered the fastest ultraviolet winds ever recorded in the Universe, swirling around a …