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closeup of blurry galaxy with defined center
Mar 13, 2018

Astronomers have put NASA's Hubble Space Telescope on an Indiana Jones-type quest to uncover an ancient "relic galaxy" in our own cosmic backyard.... Read more

Cosmic Bow Shocks Poster

Bow shocks form across the universe, and studying bow shocks can reveal many cosmic secrets. Read this story Read more

stars, galaxies and lensed galaxies
Feb 16, 2018

This image from the Hubble Space Telescope shows the galaxy cluster PLCK G004.5-19.5. It was discovered by the ESA Planck satellite through the... Read more

field of stars and galaxies
Jan 17, 2018

In 2014, astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope found that this enormous galaxy cluster contains the mass of a staggering three... Read more

Close-up of a Schottky diode, showing the air-bridge that connects the anode
Oct 10, 2017

This blog post originated in the 2016 Science Mission Directorate Technology Highlights Report (20 MB PDF). Technology Development... Read more

Photo of dust accelerator setup in laboratory
Aug 28, 2017

This blog post originated in the 2015 Science Mission Directorate Technology Highlights Report (2 MB PDF). Technology... Read more

Image of NICER mission
Jun 5, 2017

The NICER instrument which will explore neutron stars launched to the International Space Station. Read more

Massive Cloud on Collision Course with the Milky Way Poster
Oct 7, 2016

30 million years from now, a massive cloud of gas will collide with the Milky Way. Astronomers are studying the incoming cloud and learning more... Read more

Strong Magnetic Fields Found Inside Stars Poster 1
Aug 4, 2016

Researchers using NASA's Kepler space telescope have found evidence of strong magnetic fields in the cores of stars--a finding that could upset... Read more