Echoes of Carl

An existential statement about Earth.

Tatooine-like Planet Discovered

Kepler discovers a Star Wars planet.

  • 9 June 2020
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Peering Inside Space-Time

Visualizing a black hole.

  • 10 April 2019
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Opportunity's Last Message

The rover's mission concludes.

  • 13 February 2019
  • Author: Hugh Bollinger
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The Milky Way and the Andromeda Galaxy are on a collision course. Andromeda --the only galaxy that can be seen with the naked eye --is on a course to collide with us billions of years from now. If you ever wondered what colliding galaxies might look like, check out this Hubble photo: [caption id="attachment_7086" align="aligncenter" width="575" caption="Colliding galaxies (credit: NASA)"][/caption] WHB
  • 30 August 2011
  • Author: Hugh Bollinger
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Today is Neptune's birthday. It only gets a birthday once every 164 years, since that how long it takes to orbit the sun. That's what a birthday is, after all. Once around our big ball of fire. Neptune, one of the Solar System's gas giants has just completed its only orbit around the sun since being discovered in 1846. The Hubble Space Telescope captured these fine, new, celebratory photos of the blue-green planet: [caption id="attachment_5569" align="aligncenter" width="575" ...