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Death of a star: Hubble telescope captures amazing image of celestial body’s demise

Located around 4,000 light-years from Earth, the kaleidoscopic photo was captured by the Hubble Telescope and shows the star, part of the planetary …

What Happens When Comets Hit The Sun?

We know what would happen if a meteor collided with the Earth, but what about the sun? Can it even be hit?<p>We're all familiar with the doomsday …

Astronomy

Nasa announcement about Jupiter’s moon Europa won’t be to say that the moon has aliens, agency clarifies

Nasa has poured cold, salty water on excitement that it could be about to announce it had found aliens.<p>The agency has looked to calm speculation on …

NASA space telescope captures black holes ‘burping’ after eating up stars

For the first time ever, astronomers have documented the process by which radiation is expelled from black holes – a process that many believe holds …

Is there life on Europa? NASA teases 'surprising' announcement about one of Jupiter's moons

NASA will be holding a special briefing on Monday evening to discuss new findings about Jupiter's moon, Europa.<p>The distant moon has attracted the …

Astronomers Have Finally Solved The Mystery of Those Giant Green Space Blobs

We're not saying it's aliens.<p>Back in 2000, astronomers discovered their first space blob billions of light-years away from Earth. It was glowing as …