A full moon as seen from West Orange, N., rises over the skyline of Lower Manhattan and One World Trade Center in New York City on May (Gary Hershorn/Reuters)
crookedindifference: “Montage of Voyager Images “ This montage of images taken by the Voyager spacecraft of the planets and four of Jupiter’s moons is set against a false-color Rosette Nebula with.
Quintuplet Cluster - Hubble Space Telescope has provided the clearest view yet of one of the largest young clusters of stars inside our Milky Way galaxy.
This false-color composite image provided by NASA hows the Cartwheel galaxy as seen by the Galaxy Evolution Explorer's Far Ultraviolet detector (blue); the Hubble Space Telescope t (green); the Spitzer Space Telescope (red); and the Chandra (purple).
Stellar Quakes In December a neutron star flared up so brightly, it lit up the Earth's upper atmosphere.
Composite of images of the active galaxy Messier 82 from the three Great Observatories: Hubble Space Telescope, Chandra X-Ray Observatory, and Spitzer Space Telescope.
NGC 1316 :: image created from data obtained with the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope reveals dust lanes and star clusters of the giant galaxy that provide evidence it was formed from a past merger of two gas-rich galaxies
A diagram showing a timeline of the formation of the Universe from the Big Bang ± billion years ago through the "Dark Ages", formation of the earliest galaxies and stars, and the dark-energy dominated era.
This stunning space wallpaper shows the youngest-known supernova remnant in our galaxy, which lies light years away in the constellation Cassiopeia. The light from this exploding star first reached Earth in the