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Halifax astronomer makes galactic discovery

HALIFAX – A Halifax astronomer has discovered two stars on the other side of the galaxy that could tell us more about our universe.

The findings were recently published in… 486 more words



NASA AND Cal Tech’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory have devised a wonderfully artful means of describing exoplanets, planets that are extrasolar, orbiting stars other than the Sun. 682 more words


Check out these incredible images of the "Hand of God" space cloud taken by the European Southern Observatory

About 1,300 light years (7.6 quadrillion miles) from Earth, there is a dim nebula called CG4, also known as “God’s Hand.”

CG4 is what’s known as a “cometary globule,” which is a misnomer. 144 more words