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The habitable zone of a nearby star is filled to the brim with planets that could support alien life, scientists announced Tuesday. An international team of scientists found three potentially habitable planets around the star Gliese a s

Beatiful sunset from a cold desert planet orbiting the nearest star to our sun; Proxima Centauri. Description from yeahscience.org. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Beatiful sunset from a cold desert planet orbiting the nearest star to our sun; Proxima Centauri. Description from yeahscience.org. I searched for this on bing.com/images

"The Unexplored Planet" --NASA Spacecraft Begins 1st stage of Epic Pluto Probe ○ “NASA first mission to distant Pluto will also be humankind’s first close up view of this cold, unexplored world in our solar system,” said Jim Green, director of NASA’s Planetary Science Division at the agency’s Headquarters in Washington. “The New Horizons team worked very hard to prepare for this first phase, and they did it flawlessly.”  NASA's New Horizons spacecraft recently began its long-awaited…

Artist's impression of Pluto's surface with its moon Charon and a distant sun in its sky. Credit: ESO/L.

Quiz: How Well Do You Know Space?

Quiz: How Well Do You Know Space?

Pluto is the second-largest known dwarf planet in the Solar System. Multiple choice trivia quiz questions answers on the dwarf planet Pluto.

Anything stirring? An artist’s rendering of the approach to one of the newly discovered worlds.

Here Are the Three Planets Most Likely to Harbor Alien Life

3 Strange Worlds Circling A Cool Star Might Be Prime Spots To Support Life: This artist's rendering shows what the view might look like from one of the three planets orbiting an ultracool, reddish dwarf star just 40 light-years from Earth.

EN IMAGES. Découvez les dernières photos de Pluton envoyées par la sonde New Horizons

New Insight Into Pluto’s Bladed Terrain Using a model similar to what meteorologists use to forecast weather and a computer simulation of the physics of evaporating ices, scientists have found evidence of snow and ice features on Pluto that, until.

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Funny pictures about Andromeda's actual size. Oh, and cool pics about Andromeda's actual size. Also, Andromeda's actual size.

Striking peak of Castildetierra, a rock formation located in Bardenas Reales, a natural badlands in northeast Spain. Standing 50 meters tall, the rock spire includes clay and sandstone left over from thousands of years of erosion by wind and water. The astrophotographer waited months for the sky to appear just right -- and then took the 14 exposures that compose the above image in a single night. -Maria Rosa Vila

Milky Way Over Spain's Bardenas Reales Image Credit & Copyright: Maria Rosa Vila

Posição do Cometa ISON no Brasil em 15 de novembro de 2013.

Posição do Cometa ISON no Brasil em 15 de novembro de 2013.

Saturday night (Halloween) at around 19:00 local time, a smallish bit of cosmic debris entered Earth’s atmosphere and burned up over central Europe. It was

Europeans Saw a Very Bright Meteor Saturday Night

On Halloween, Oct. at around local time, a very bright meteor burned up over Europe.

last light over the desert. just touched down in Abu Dhabi and off to Qatar tomorrow!

last light over the desert. just touched down in Abu Dhabi and off to Qatar tomorrow!

The ultimate cosmic clock (Credit: Stocktrek Images Inc/Alamy)

The most accurate clocks in space

The ultimate cosmic clock (Credit: Stocktrek Images Inc/Alamy)

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The largest exoplanet ever discovered is also one of the strangest and theoretically should not even exist, scientists say. Dubbed TrES-4, the planet is about 1.7 times the size of Jupiter and belongs to a small subclass of so-called puffy planets that have extremely low densities. The planet is located about 1,400 light years away from Earth and zips around its parent star in only three and a half days.

The largest exoplanet ever discovered is also one of the strangest and theoretically should not even exist

An artist's impression of the stars creating gamma-ray bursts. The background blue star is the progenitor of a standard long duration gamma-ray burst. A so-called Wolf-Rayet star, it has a mass ten or more times the mass of the sun but has a comparable size. The foreground star is the suggested progenitor of an ultra-long gamma-ray burst (GRB). It has a mass of perhaps 20 times the sun but is up to a thousand times larger.

New Type of Gamma Ray Bursts That Can Destroy Stars Discovered

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