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Mapping the universe in 3-D: Fermilab contributes to the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument

In 1998, scientists discovered that the universe’s expansion is accelerating. Physicists don’t know how or why the universe is accelerating outward, …


The Secrets Of The Universe

Astronomy Term of the Day (13/08/2018)<p>#Basics_of_Astrophysics#7<p>If the object moves away from us, the opposite happens and then it is termed as …

2018 August 13 - The Pencil Nebula in Red and Blue

<b>The Pencil Nebula in Red and Blue</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> José Joaquín Perez<p><b>Explanation:</b> This shock wave plows through interstellar space at over …


THE PERSEID METEOR SHOWER IS INTENSIFYING: Perseid meteor rates are swiftly climbing as Earth moves deeper into the debris zone of comet …

Planetary Landscapes

GO PARKER, GO!!!! It’s official - we’re headed to “touch” the Sun! ☀️ Our #ParkerSolarProbe spacecraft lifted off at 3:31 a.m. EDT aboard a United …

Cosmos Magazine

Inside a small laboratory in lush countryside about 80 kilometres north of New York City, an elaborate tangle of tubes and electronics dangles from …

Rho Ophiuchi Cloud Complex


Yes, this is a purple rock on #Mars , 225 million kilometres away. And here it is in your Facebook feed.


I fucking love science


1.5 km-wide impact crater in the Meridiani Planum region of Mars. Credit: NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.

Jupiter's Moon Ganymede Generates Incredible Magnetic Waves

NASA’s Galileo spacecraft surprised scientists when it revealed that Jupiter’s moon Ganymede generated its own magnetic field. But new research shows …


NASA — Spilling the Sun’s Secrets

A spinal nerve

A view inside a human spinal nerve.


VLA Detects Possible Extrasolar Planetary-Mass Magnetic Powerhouse - National Radio Astronomy Observatory

Astronomers using the National Science Foundation’s Karl G. Jansky Very Large ArrayVery Large ArrayThe Very Large Array is a customizable …


The Secrets Of The Universe

The Strange Man of Physics. The unparalleled Genius Paul Dirac.

Astronomers Have Detected an Intense And Mysteriously Low Frequency Radio Signal Coming From Space

Hello?<p>Astronomers have detected yet another mysterious and powerful fast radio burst hitting Earth from an unknown source in space.<p>If that's not …


A long search for long wavelengths

NANOGrav looks for a wider spectrum of gravitational waves.

Kenny Nevill

Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment

We've seen the outside of ProtoDUNE but what's inside? To the right is a camera and to the left is the high voltage probe meeting the high voltage …


LHC accelerates atoms for the first time

<b>The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) marked an impressive first on Wednesday 25th July when it accelerated an atom for the first time. The acceleration of</b> …


Cassini’s final Saturn plunge approaches | Cosmos

On September 15 NASA’s Cassini spacecraft will finally end its historic mission to the ringed world of Saturn and its many moons. During its 13 years …


2018 August 1 - The Iris Nebula in a Field of Dust

<b>The Iris Nebula in a Field of Dust</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> Franco Sgueglia & Francesco Sferlazza<p><b>Explanation:</b> What blue flower grows in this field of …


Cosmos Magazine

This NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image shows Messier 96, a spiral galaxy just over 35 million light-years away in the constellation of Leo. It is …

Students Can Now Build Their Own Rover Model

Have you ever wondered what it takes to build a machine like NASA's Curiosity rover, part of the Mars Science Laboratory project? Now students, …

Jet Propulsion

Saturn and Mars Make Closest Approaches in 2018


Worms Frozen for 42,000 Years in Siberian Permafrost Wriggle to Life

Did you ever wake up from a long nap feeling a little disoriented, not quite knowing where you were? Now, imagine getting a wake-up call after being …


Group Portrait – Cassini Legacy: 1997-2017

Photojournal: PIA12797<p>On July 29, 2011, Cassini captured five of Saturn’s moons in a single frame with its narrow-angle camera. This is a full-color …