Our favorite science images of the week
Plus, the Prince Nebula
Plus a brand new otter baby
Including an elusive fox that hasn't been seen in nearly 100 years
Sciencey junk food for your eyeballs
Harvard has a world-class trove of valuable astronomical data. But it's in the form of half a million glass photographic plates
Launch the gallery below, and enjoy our favorite pictures of the year, all in one place
This is ground control to SETIcon
Visions of the Universe exhibit showcases captivating cosmic images
Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the universe, not a star complex was stirring, not even Cygnus X! Merry Christmas from Popular Science. We're taking off a couple days to go spend time with our families. Enjoy these festive space pics in the meantime. Miss you already.
All through the universe, not a star complex was stirring, not even Cygnus X! Merry Christmas from Popular Science.
A telescope-toting 747 is about to become astronomy's most versatile tool
Tomorrow's historical astronomical event is not just a beautiful novelty
Plus, new Veil Nebula images from Hubble