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Major New Cosmic Simulation: Why it's Significant

This bundle of bright stars and dark dust is a dwarf spiral…

This bundle of bright stars and dark dust is a dwarf spiral galaxy known as NGC 4605, located around 16 million light-years away in the constellation of Ursa Major (The Great Bear). This galaxy’s spiral structure is not obvious from this image, but NGC 4605 is classified as an SBc type galaxy — meaning that it has sprawling, loosely wound arms and a bright bar of stars cutting through its center.<p>NGC 4605 is a member of the Messier 81 group of galaxies, a gathering of bright galaxies including …

Found! Sun's 'Sibling' Likely Formed From Same Gas Cloud, Astronomers Say

Peer about 110 light-years away from our solar system, and you might catch a glimpse of how our own neighborhood came together. The recent discovery …

'Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey' -- "The Electric Boy" (Preview & Background for Monday's Episode)

Scientists at the University of Rochester have discovered that the Earth's magnetic field 3.5 billion years ago was only half as strong as it is …

Saturn Disappears Behind the Full Flower Moon May 14 - Watch it Live

Funny thing. Skywatchers are often just as excited to watch a celestial object disappear as we are to see it make an appearance. Early Wednesday …

Space.com

Astrophotographer Mike Taylor sent in a photo of an Eta Aquarid fireball meteor with a green tail streaking through the sky with the Milky Way and …

New plastics heal themselves

Researchers have developed a regenerating plastic that grows back after damage.<p>Looking at a smooth sheet of plastic in one University of Illinois …

Square 'Hole' In Sun Spotted By NASA Spacecraft (VIDEO)

A NASA spacecraft has made a surprising find on the surface of the sun: a square-shaped "hole" in the star's outer atmosphere.<p>The dark square on the sun, known as a "coronal hole," is an area where the solar wind is streaming out of the sun at superfast speeds. NASA captured a video of the sun's …

Rare byproduct of marine bacteria kills cancer cells by snipping their DNA

(Phys.org) —Yale University researchers have determined how a scarce molecule produced by marine bacteria can kill cancer cells, paving the way for …