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Was the birth of our moon more violent than we thought?

Thanks to moon rocks brought back during the Apollo missions, scientists are revising the models of how the Earth-moon system formed. And it might …

Astronomy

Black Hole 'Engine' Cloaks Itself in Exhaust Fumes

A supermassive black hole in the core of a galaxy churns up hot gas from its own accretion disk to create a cloaking torus.<p>Many supermassive black …

Black Holes

Studies Find Echoes of Black Holes Eating Stars

Supermassive black holes, with their immense gravitational pull, are notoriously good at clearing out their immediate surroundings by eating nearby …

Astronaut shares stunning photos of Earth from space

NASA astronaut Jeff Williams spent 534 days in space, setting a new record for the space agency. While there, Williams snapped pictures of earth from his own 'bird's eye view'.<p>And the photos are out of this world!<p>He shared his enthusiasm about sharing his time in space via photography in a NASA …

AOL

Astronomers capture best view ever of disintegrating comet

<b>NASA, ESA and David Jewitt/UCLA</b><p>Images of comet 332P breaking apart, captured by the Hubble Space Telescope.<p>Astronomers have captured the sharpest, …

Astronomy