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High Eye Candy: The Milky Way From El Teide

'The Mountain' is a short time-lapse video of the Milky Way (NOT the Lemonade Way) from Terje Sorgjerd taken from various locations around El Teide in Spain's...
April 20, 2011

The Coldest Star In The Universe Goes To...

WD 0806-661 B, a brown dwarf (artist's rendition, lower right) orbiting a white dwarf (interracial orbiting FTW!) some 75-light years from earth. Shit, pack a picnic and...
March 24, 2011

Hubble Captures Disk Galaxy From The Side

This is a picture of the NGC 4452 disk galaxy (which will now be affectionately known as the 'flat-ass' or 'eat a cheeseburger' galaxy) taken by the...
November 9, 2010