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Everything You Need To Know Before Seeing 'Guardians Of The Galaxy'

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 07.29.2014 | Entertainment

Just days remain before "Guardians of the Galaxy" arrives in theaters. The next installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) is a noticeable dep...

WATCH: Deadly Newborn Stars To Destroy Their Cosmic Womb

Space.com | Elizabeth Howell | Posted 07.05.2014 | Science

Massive young stars that will eventually destroy their own stellar nursery shine brightly in a dazzling new photo. Cosmic gas cloud Gum 15, which li...

Newfound 'Cloud' Utterly Dwarfs Our Own Galaxy

natureheader | Ron Cowen | Posted 01.25.2014 | Science

Astronomers have discovered the largest known gas cloud in the Universe. The mammoth nebula may be the first imaged filament of a spidery arrangement ...

PHOTOS: Spooky Star Factory Seen In Unprecedented Detail

Space.com | Miriam Kramer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science

WASHINGTON — New views from the Hubble Space Telescope are revealing the spooky-looking Tarantula Nebula in never-before-seen detail. The Tarantul...

CONFIRMED: Decades-Old Prediction Of Dead Star's Shifting Fields

Space.com | Jesse Emspak | Posted 11.06.2013 | Science

For the first time, astronomers have tracked the evolution of a pulsar's magnetic field over time, watching as it slowly tilts toward the dead star's...

LOOK: Ghostly 'Boomerang' Is Universe's Coldest Place, Astronomers Say

Space.com | Elizabeth Howell | Posted 10.30.2013 | Science

A ghostly nebula shining about 5,000 light-years from Earth is also the coldest known object in the universe. The dead star creating the Boomeran...

LOOK: Nebula Bears Remarkable Resemblance To Household Object

Space.com | Miriam Kramer | Posted 10.13.2013 | Science

A telescope in Chile has snapped striking new images of an ethereal nebula 1,200 light-years from Earth with a rarely seen structure and a curious res...

PHOTO: The Beautiful End Of A Star's Life

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 07.13.2013 | Science

Stars burn long and bright, sometimes up to billions of years, so when it comes to the end of their life span, the celestial spheres tend to go out br...

LOOK: Iconic Nebula NOT Shaped Like Bagel After All, Astronomers Say

Posted 05.24.2013 | Science

By: Tariq Malik Published: 05/23/2013 05:10 PM EDT on SPACE.com The iconic Ring Nebula may seem like just a stunning circle of wispy interstellar ...

LOOK: Amazing 'Cosmic Lobster' Captured In Hi-Res

Posted 02.20.2013 | Science

By: Miriam Kramer Published: 02/20/2013 10:25 AM EST on SPACE.com A new photo by a telescope in Chile has captured an amazing view of wispy inters...

'Born Again' Nebula Shows Sun's Likely Fate

Posted 11.29.2012 | Science

By: SPACE.com Staff Published: 11/29/2012 07:36 AM EST on SPACE.com New images of a "born-again" planetary nebula give a glimpse of what...

Giant Telescope Spies Mysterious New Nebula

Posted 05.24.2012 | Science

By: SPACE.com Staff Published: 05/24/2012 10:01 AM EDT on SPACE.com A telescope in Hawaii has captured a spectacular new view on a distant nebul...

LOOK: Coolest Images From Hubble Telescope After 22 Years In Space

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.01.2012 | Science

The Hubble Space Telescope launched on April 24, 1990, ushering in a new era in space exploration. From its low-earth orbit, the telescope can take...

Nebula Looks Like A Beautiful Space Flower

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 04.23.2012 | Science

Heralded as the most famous celestial band -- second only to the rings of Saturn -- the Ring Nebula (also categorized as M57) glows with impressive "l...

LOOK: Massive Stars Look Marvelous In Space Telescope Mosaic

Posted 04.17.2012 | Science

By: SPACE.com Staff Published: 04/17/2012 10:03 AM EDT on SPACE.com A stunning new photo from the Hubble Space Telescope has captured an unprece...

OpenStack Foundation Sets Sail With IBM and Red Hat on Board

Arnal Dayaratna | Posted 06.16.2012 | Technology
Arnal Dayaratna

After months of planning, the OpenStack Foundation is starting to take shape. This week, OpenStack announced 19 companies that will serve as Gold and ...

PHOTO: Weird Nebula Looks Like Big Body Part In Space

Posted 03.30.2012 | Science

By: Tariq Malik Published: 03/29/2012 03:15 PM EDT on SPACE.com A spectacular photo from a NASA telescope has revealed a wispy blue nebula with an...

Amazing New View Of Famous Astronomy Pic

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Searles | Posted 01.18.2012 | Science

The European Space Agency (ESA) has released incredible new images captured by the Herschel space telescope. To the average backyard astronomer, th...

PHOTO: Gorgeous New Picture Of The Omega Nebula Released

Posted 01.04.2012 | Science

Most of the time, astronomers hog all the breathtaking cosmic beauty in the universe for themselves. It doesn't seem fair. So we were glad to hear tha...

PHOTO: Asteroid 'Marches' Across Nebula

Posted 11.27.2011 | Green

If you look closely at this infrared image of the Tadpole nebula, located in the Auriga constellation some 12,000 light-years from Earth, you might ju...

Piston Cloud Computing Launches pentOS, Enterprise Grade OpenStack Based Cloud Offering

Arnal Dayaratna | Posted 11.28.2011 | Technology
Arnal Dayaratna

Open source cloud computing took another giant leap forward with Piston Cloud Computing's September 27 announcement of the launch of pentOS™. pentOS...

Nebula Award Winners: Science Fiction And Fantasy Writing Recognized

tor.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Since 1965, the Nebula Awards are given each year by the Science Fiction Writers of America for outstanding works of science fiction, fantasy, or rela...

Bug Nebula: Hottest Star In Galaxy Pictured For First Time

Mail Online | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

One of the hottest stars in the galaxy has been discovered by astronomers. The dying star at the centre of the Bug Nebula is 35 times hotter than t...