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Image credit: NASA/Hubble Heritage Team

Seven Myths about Space You Might Believe

You would not be surprised to know that some of the things you have learnt at school are actually totally wrong. It is commonly accepted that human understanding of the Earth as well as the Universe are always under constant shift, as we are getting further to know more about how […]

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Image credit: Turner et al. Cloud D is the brightest part of this radio wave image, lit up by 7,000 O type stars. The white spots are star clusters and the blue background is a Hubble image of NGC 5253

Millions of Stars Are Forming in Small nearby Galaxy

Recently scientists have observed a dwarf galaxy in the process of forming stars with an unusual rate in regard to its size. The supernebula in the galaxy seems to be regarded as a throwback to a time when huge star clusters were created, which could enable us to have a […]

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Image credit: Ceres, taken by the Dawn spacecraft from a distance of 30,000 miles. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA

NASA’s Dawn Spacecraft Becomes First to Orbit a Dwarf Planet

When Spacecraft Dawn of NASA reached Ceres at 4:39 a.m. PST Friday morning, it was the first time for a man-made object to orbit a dwarf planet in human history. As confirmed by NASA, the purpose of the Dawn’s launching   is focused on studying the asteroid Vesta and dwarf planet […]

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Image credit: Artist interpretation of 30 Ari. Credit: Karen Teramura, UH IfA

A Newly Discovered Planet Is Reared by Four Parent Stars

Compared with Earth with only one parent star, other planets existing in systems are quite different. It is common to see more binary star systems than single stars, and it is much rarer to come across planets in triple star systems. But recently researchers have traced a planet in a […]

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Image credit: Hubble image of spiral galaxy NGC 7714. This is a composite of data capturing a broad range of wavelengths, revealing the correlation of the gas clouds and stars in the galaxy / ESA, NASA & A. Gal-Yam (Weizmann Institute of Science)

Image of Galactic Merger Taken by Hubble

The spiral galaxy NGC 7714, a nearby neighbor of Earth, has moved closely to another galaxy. The Hubble Space Telescope has observed this amazing interaction of such merging pair, known as Arp 284 to the astronomers, because and its spindly arms are spotted to be twisted out of shape and long streams […]

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Image credit: The cosmic microwave background (CMB) as observed by Planck. The CMB is a snapshot of the oldest light in our Universe, imprinted on the sky when the Universe was just 380 000 years old / ESA and the Planck Collaboration

Most Precise Snapshot Ever of the Infant Universe Unveiled

Although the universe has the history of 13.8 billion years, it is possible to show its baby photos based on data collected by the European Space Agency’s Planck spacecraft. Recently astronomers have disclosed the most probably precise maps of the universe that was only 380,000 years ago. The data were released […]

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Image credit: Wanderers/Erik Wernquist

Incredible Short Film “Wanderers” Brings Carl Sagan’s Words Back to Life

If you want to know something to happen regarding humanity’s future if they leave Earth, you should go watch this amazing short Sci-Fi film made by Erik Wernquist, the Swedish digital artist and animator. The following is a brief introduction of his work to be looked at on his website: The […]

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