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Astronomers recently discovered a wall of galaxies 1 billion light years across, larger than anything else yet identified in the cosmos
A dying star is throwing a cosmic tantrum in this combined image from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope and the Galaxy Evolution Explorer (GALEX), which NASA has lent to the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena. In death, the star's dusty outer layers are unraveling into space, glowing from the intense ultraviolet radiation.
Jess Atehortua saved to Ziz
There have been a lot of posts lately about black hole flares. Some of these posts contain inaccurate information on exactly what a flare is and how it works. After reading up on the subject and getting some info from our friends and NASA I created this infographic to clarify [...]
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1. The largest known black hole (Holmberg 15A) has a diameter of 1 trillion km, more than 190 times the distance from the Sun to Pluto.
Everyone knows that Japan has amazing technology. In fact, it’s the country that gave the world laptops, emojis, pocket calculators and so much more. And that’s just the stuff that’s become popular around the globe. In reality, there’s stuff in Japan that is light years ahead, compared to all other countries.
Rosie saved to Board Single
Is it for PARTIES? Is it FREE? Is it CUTE? Has QUALITY? It´s HERE! Oh My Fiesta!
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Hot stars burn brightly in this new image from NASA's Galaxy Evolution Explorer, showing the ultraviolet side of a familiar face. At approximately 2.5 million light-years away, the Andromeda galaxy, or M31, is our Milky Way's largest galactic neighbor. The entire galaxy spans 260,000 light-years across.
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