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Future. Not ours.

Ever asked what night sky photographs will look like over the next 7 billion years?

NASA astronomers announced that they are certain that our galaxy is on an unavoidable collision course with the 

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Photography

Death by Black Hole: And Other Cosmic Quandries by Neil deGrasse Tyson

I can honestly say there were not many facts in this book that were new to me. But then again, I am deeply into science and consider myself scientifically literate. 1,878 more words

Book Reviews

Hubble Helps Find Smallest Known Galaxy Containing a Supermassive Black Hole

Astronomers using data from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope and ground observation have found an unlikely object in an improbable place — a monster black hole lurking inside one of the tiniest galaxies ever known. 568 more words

ASTRONOMY

From NASA/Chandra: "NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory Finds Planet That Makes Star Act Deceptively Old"

NASA Chandra

September 16, 2014
Media contacts:
Felicia Chou
Headquarters, Washington
202-358-0257
felicia.chou@nasa.gov

Janet Anderson
Marshall Space Flight Center
256-544-6162
janet.l.anderson@nasa.gov

Megan Watzke
Chandra X-ray Center, Cambridge, Mass. 744 more words

Basic Research

From NASA: "Pulse of a Dead Star Powers Intense Gamma Rays"

NASA

September 16, 2014
Whitney Clavin 818-354-4673
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California
whitney.clavin@jpl.nasa.gov

Our Milky Way galaxy is littered with the still-sizzling remains of exploded stars. 1,114 more words

Basic Research