A cosmic couple. A cosmic couple. Here we see the spectacular cosmic pairing of the star Hen 2-427 — more commonly ...
While monitoring a supernova, a team of astronomers noticed a point of light emerging,
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This image from the APEX telescope, part of the Taurus Molecular Cloud, shows a sinuous filament of cosmic dust more than ten light-years long.
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This artist's impression shows the exoplanet LHS 1140b, which orbits a red dwarf star 40
A composite image shows the Smith Cloud on the edges of the galaxy
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This spectacular image from the SPHERE instrument on ESO's Very Large Telescope is the first clear
Nasa's Hubble Space Telescope has unveiled in stunning detail a small section of the Veil Nebula
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Scientists reveal the most detailed star chart of the Milky Way ever made
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NASA's Kepler Space Telescope has gazed at more than 150,000 stars and continues to transmit back
An artist's impression of the Proxima b exoplanet
An artist's impression of the implied distribution of young stars, represented here by Cepheids shown
Scientists have so far failed to explain the phenomenon
An illustration of what those comet swarms that some have said explain the strange behaviour might
Small, cool stars like this one and Trappist-1 (shown here in an
Another spectacular image of Orion. The constellation holds much more than three stars in a
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This artist'€™s impression shows a group of interacting and merging galaxies in
Nasa releases stunning images of Jupiter's great red spot taken by Juno probe showing more detail than ever before
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The supermoon rises behind Glastonbury Tor in Somerset, England
An illustration of a supermassive black hole feasting on its surroundings. The central hole is
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A Perseid meteor streaks across the sky over the Lovell Radio Telescope at Jodrell Bank on
A view of the surface of Mars released by NASA on March 7, 2017,
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Aliens could harness and move stars to keep powering their civilisations, says scientist
Nasa's most stunning pictures of space
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This chart shows, on the top row, artist conceptions of the seven planets of TRAPPIST-1 with their orbital periods, distances from their star, radii and ...
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The arrangement of the spiral arms in the galaxy Messier 63, seen here in an
A car moves along the Extraterrestrial Highway near Rachel, Nevada, on the east side
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The theory suggests that the speed of light is not, as is generally held,
Neptune is colder and bigger than the newly discovered planet, and was created on the
Nasa's Robert Pappalardo says that Europa, pictured here in front of Jupiter, is the
An artist's impression shows what exoplanet HD 219134b could look like
The trail of a falling object is seen above a residential apartment block in the Urals
'VY Canis Majoris' the largest star ever discovered in our galaxy.
An image of the Yutu rover taken by the lander unit shortly after touchdown in December
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This artistic rendering shows the distant view from Planet Nine back towards the sun. The
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Black holes have historically been very difficult to detect
Universe is far bigger and more stuffed with galaxies than previously thought, scientists reveal
An artist's view of a watery asteroid in white dwarf star system.
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NASA's Dawn spacecraft image of the limb of dwarf planet Ceres shows a section of the