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Hubble Captures a Cannibal Galaxy
on April 3, 2020 at 12:11 pm
This remarkable spiral galaxy, known as NGC 4651, may look serene and peaceful as it swirls in the vast, silent emptiness of space, but don’t be fooled — it keeps a violent secret.
Rosette Nebula Gives Birth to Stars
on April 2, 2020 at 8:42 am
This 2010 image from the Herschel Space Observatory shows dust clouds associated with the Rosette Nebula, a stellar nursery about 5,000 light-years from Earth in the Monoceros, or Unicorn, constellation.
Klotho and Lina
on April 1, 2020 at 1:33 pm
Appearing as strings of orange dots, the brightest sets of dots belong to asteroids Klotho and Lina. Both orbit out in the main asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter.
Be An Astronaut
on March 31, 2020 at 1:48 pm
In March 2017, Peggy Whitson broke the then-spacewalking record for female astronauts.
Celebrating NASA’s Astronaut-Physicians
on March 30, 2020 at 1:31 pm
Today is National Doctors’ Day!