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Amazing Final Images Of Stars Right Before They Die

The future of our Sun is very clear: someday it will run out of hydrogen in its core, expand into a red giant, where it will fuse helium until it runs out of that. Afterwards, it blows off its outer layers, forming a planetary nebula, while its core contracts down to a white dwarf.<p>This fate, common …


NASA Photographs 'Cosmic, Double-Bladed Lightsaber'

Right inside the Milky Way!<p>The Force is apparently quite strong in the Milky Way, as a new photo from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope looks an awful …

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Astonishing Pluto in sharp focus

Pluto<p>Credit: NASA/JHUAPL/SWRI/Reuters<p>Pluto close-up<p>Credit: NASA/JHUAPL/SwRI<p>Al-Idrisi mountains<p>Credit: NASA/JHUAPL/SwRI<p>Pluto close-up<p>Credit: …

Solar System

Leading NASA official says we're abandoning our post on the International Space Station for a very good reason

After leaving its post on board the ISS, NASA hopes to return to a destination that NASA astronauts haven't visited since 1972: the moon.<p>It's unclear whether astronauts will set foot on the moon. What is clear, however, is that NASA's looking to send manned missions in orbit around the moon — to a …

Space Exploration

Lunar Orbiter captures the Earth rising from the moon's horizon

The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter has captured a view that's reminiscent of the famous "Blue Marble," except this one comes with something extra: the moon's surface. On October 12th, the LRO's Narrow Angle Camera (NAC) and Wide Angle Camera (WAC) captured a series of black and white and colored …