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Observatory: In the Prawn Nebula, a Nursery for Newborn Stars

published about 17 hours ago
Observatory: In the Prawn Nebula, a Nursery for Newborn Stars
The Prawn Nebula is 6,000 light-years from Earth and home to bright clusters of newborn stars.

$79 for an Out-of-Date Book About a Modern NASA Logo

published 2 days ago
$79 for an Out-of-Date Book About a Modern NASA Logo
A Kickstarter campaign by two designers aims to bring back a space agency graphics standard book, published in 1976, that reflects “modernist design thinking.”

NASA’s New Horizons Spacecraft Has Next Mission After Pluto

published Fri, Aug 28 2015 20:06 GMT
NASA’s New Horizons Spacecraft Has Next Mission After Pluto
The spacecraft will visit 2014 MU69, another piece of the frigid debris beyond Neptune along the Kuiper belt.

Jacob Bekenstein, Physicist Who Revolutionized Theory of Black Holes, Dies at 68

published Fri, Aug 21 2015 17:14 GMT
Dr. Bekenstein, whose proposition on entropy and space eventually won over a skeptical Stephen Hawking, was considered one of the few giants in the study of quantum gravity.

Timelapse of Perseid Meteor Shower

published Thu, Aug 13 2015 12:54 GMT
Last night’s Perseid meteor shower was billed as the most spectacular since 2008.