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Monster Star Cluster Sports 'Extra' Arms, New Image Shows

Posted 02.07.2013 | Science

By: Clara Moskowitz Published: 02/06/2013 05:31 PM EST on Where most spiral galaxies have two twisting arms, a neighbor of the Milky Way...

AWESOME: Astronomers Share Their Favorite Space Photos

Posted 11.07.2012 | Science

By: Clara Moskowitz Published: 11/06/2012 04:01 PM EST on The wonder of the cosmos.The beauty of the heavens. Such phrases come easily...

PHOTOS: Stunning Images Of Our Solar System

Posted 10.12.2012 | Books

Photos of space always make our jaws drop and our problems seem tiny. The new book Planetfall: New Solar System Visions by Michael Benson (Abrams, $55...

AWESOME: Famed Observatory Picks Year's Best Astronomy Photos

Posted 09.22.2012 | Science

With so many eye-popping images coming from space-based cameras on Hubble, Cassini and Curiosity, it's easy to forget that ordinary humans can snap gr...

The Best Eclipse Photos Of 2011

Posted 12.26.2011 | Green

In 2011, people saw a number of stunning solar and lunar eclipses around the world. In early January, the Middle East and much of Europe were treated ...