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Controversial Star Cluster Mystery Solved | Elizabeth Howell | Posted 08.31.2014 | Science

Super-bright galaxies powered by black holes have helped astronomers come up with the most accurate distance yet to the iconic Pleiades star cluster....

An Incredible Look at a Star Cluster

David J. Eicher | Posted 03.17.2014 | Science
David J. Eicher

The light your eye captures from this object tonight has traveled through space since Galileo first used a telescope.

LOOK: Spectacular New Photo Of Blue Star Cluster

Posted 04.22.2013 | Science

By: Miriam Kramer Published: 04/22/2013 07:35 AM EDT on An incredible new photo taken by a telescope in the Southern Hemisphere shows a ...

Black Hole Researchers Make Unexpected Find

Posted 10.03.2012 | Science

By: Charles Q. Choi Published: 10/03/2012 01:07 PM EDT on Black holes might seem too monstrous to keep company, but surprising new fin...

PHOTO: Hubble Spies Two Huge Star Clusters On Collision Course

The Huffington Post | Samreen Hooda | Posted 08.16.2012 | Science

NASA's Hubble Telescope has sighted two massive star clusters about 170,000 light-years away that are about to join forces. The clusters are part o...

WOW: Ancient Stars Swarm Like Bees At Milky Way's Edge

Posted 05.09.2012 | Science

By: Staff Published: 05/09/2012 10:12 AM EDT on SCROLL DOWN FOR HUGE PHOTO. A ball of some of the oldest stars in the unive...

LOOK: Vast Star Cluster Shines In High-Res Hubble Telescope Image

Posted 03.17.2012 | Science

By: Clara Moskowitz Published: 03/16/2012 12:26 PM EDT on Hundreds of thousands of glittering stars shine in a cluster at the center of ...

WATCH: The Secret Of Surviving A Galactic 'Massacre'

Posted 02.15.2012 | Science

What's the best way to get old in this universe of ours? We're not talking 80 or 90 years here—try 13 billion. New research from the Max Planck Inst...