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Is this Jupiter, or a pizza? Join our Jovian guessing game.
Our solar system's largest planet is a master of disguise.
Powerful New Camera Will Observe How First Stars Formed
The fastest, largest observations of the Universe, ever
Hubble Finds A Fireworks-Filled Tadpole Rocketing Through Space
A rare galaxy formation gives glimpses into the early universe
A London Gallery Displays Vintage Space Photographs
Science is art
9 Space Pictures That Look Like Christmas
All through the universe, not a star complex was stirring, not even Cygnus X! Merry Christmas from Popular Science.
Big Pic: Young Stars Brew In The Witch Head Nebula
A pretty witch in the sky.
8 Of The Prettiest Space Photos Of The Year
The Royal Greenwich Observatory's Astronomy Photographer of the Year winners are on display now in London. Time to drop whatever it was you were doing and look at some star...
The 9 Coolest Space Photos From Astronaut Karen Nyberg
Dispatches from Nyberg's Pinterest page
Big Pic: Hubble Space Telescope Captures The Ring Nebula In Astonishing Detail
Astronomers love to point their telescopes at the Ring Nebula. Located 2,000 light years away in the constellation Lyra, this … Continued
Big Pic: A Fiery Ribbon Stretching Across Orion’s Belt
Inside the European Southern Observatory’s Atacama Pathfinder Experiment (APEX) telescope in Chile, there’s a submillimeter-wavelength camera perfectly tuned to peer … Continued