Jason Stecklein

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A star "just" went supernova in a nearby galaxy

And with "just" I mean <i>11.4 million years ago,</i> even while Steve Fossey <i>just detected</i> this bright and rare Type Ia supernova using a 'modest telescope …

Watch Soap Bubbles Get Demolished By Frigid Winter Cold

I guess this makes sense when you think about it, but I never thought about it. Soap bubbles don't stand a chance when it's -4 degrees out, as …

Astronomers Get First Glimpse of Cosmic Web

Changing Planet<p>Computer simulations suggest that matter in the universe is distributed in a “cosmic web” of filaments, as seen in the image above from a large-scale dark-matter simulation. The inset is a zoomed-in, high-resolution image of a smaller part of the cosmic web, 10 million light-years …

The Hidden Ecosystem Of The Walmart Parking Lot

Stick around outside a Walmart long enough and you’ll notice that a lot of people actually live there. In a new series, photographer Nolan Conway documents these parking lot nomads.<p>Pull into a Walmart parking lot late at night and you’ll probably run into a few RVs that didn’t quite make it to …