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A mid-level solar flare seen by NASA

A mid-level solar flare seen by NASA

A mid-level solar flare, peaking on 3 May, was seen by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory. This flare was classified as an M5.7-class flare. M-class flares are the weakest ones. They can cause some space weather effects near Earth…



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This artist's conception portrays four extremely red galaxies that lie almost 13 billion light-years from Earth. Discovered using the Spitzer Space Telescope, these galaxies appear to be physically associated and may be interacting. One galaxy shows signs of an active galactic nucleus, shown here as twin jets streaming out from a central black hole, (c) David A. Aguilar (CfA)Strange new 'species' of ultra-red galaxy discovered

In the distant reaches of the universe, almost 13 billion light-years from Earth, a strange species of galaxy lay hidden.…

New NASA missions to investigate how Mars turned hostile

Maybe because it appears as a speck of blood in the sky, the planet Mars was named after the Roman god of war. From the point…

NASA's Hubble confirms that galaxies are the ultimate recyclers

New observations by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope are expanding astronomers' understanding of the ways in which galaxies…

The head of Saturn's huge northern storm is well established in this view captured early in the storm's development by NASA's Cassini spacecraft in late 2010, (c) NASA, JPL-Caltech, Space Science InstituteCassini chronicles life of Saturn's giant storm

New images and animated movies from NASA's Cassini spacecraft chronicle the birth and evolution of the colossal storm that…

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This picture of the star cluster and surrounding nebula NGC 371 was taken using the FORS1 instrument on ESO's Very Large Telescope, at the Paranal Observatory in Chile. NGC 371 lies in the Small Magellanic Cloud, one of the closest galaxies to the Milky Way, (c) ESO/Manu MejiasThe rose-red glow of star formation

The object dominating this image may resemble a pool of spilled blood, but rather than being associated with death, such…

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