The Andromeda Galaxy: What an Extraordinary Sight!
On January 5th, 2015, NASA aimed the Hubble Space Telescope at the Andromeda Galaxy and took the biggest picture ever taken of it. The image size was 1.5 billion pixels, and even though it only shows one small part of Andromeda, astronomers counted over 100 million stars in that section alone.
Take an Incredible Tour of Our Colossal Milky Way Galaxy
This incredible interactive experience, hosted by chrome experiments, is a wonderful way to understand how our galaxy is built and where we are inside it.
A Cosmic Gallery of Unusually Lovely and Colorful Galaxies
Galaxy NGC 4651, a cannibal galaxy that consumes smaller galaxies ( Flickr ) 4. Galaxy NGC 6872, a cluster located in the constellation Pavo, the Peacock ( Flickr ) 5.
Take an Interactive Tour of Our Incredible Milky Way
100,000 stars is an interactive website powered by Chrome, that allows you to explore the wonders of our galaxy from your desktop or phone. You can zoom in and see our own sun, or move out to the far reaches of the Milky Way where blue stars burn brightly, and it couldn't be easier to use.
Let's Play: Can You Knock the Evil Creatures Off the Board?
Galaxy Guardians is all about bumping the enemy pieces off the board before they can bump off yours. Aim for a piece and choose how hard you want to hit an enemy's. You'll be playing this one for hours! How to Play: 1. Click the Play button when the game screen loads. 2.
This Video Will Show You Where We Are in the Universe!
Where is our galaxy in the known universe? This video will fly with you to ever-larger destinations, showing you our little planet's cosmic address from a very large viewpoint. What is Our Cosmic Address? video, science, universe, Galaxy, milkyway, cosmic Where is our galaxy in the known universe?
Ready to Learn How Fast the Speed of Light Actually Moves!
As we move further across the galaxy, it reaches other planets and stars much slower. Moving at the speed of light, how long would it really take for the Sun’s brightness to reach planets like Mars and Saturn, or even galaxies far beyond ours?
These Flowers Capture a Starry Night On Their Petals
The little white specks that are present on their petals resemble stars in far-off galaxies. These variations in color are a result of the large fluctuations in day and night-time temperatures.
Experience the True Scale of Heavenly Bodies
Experience the True Scale of Heavenly Bodies video, science, space, size, astronomy, universe, planet, Galaxy, star, heavenly bodies Witness the true scale of planets, stars and galaxies in this incredible video that sheds light on size in our universe.
Are You Ready to Learn About the Expanse of the Universe?
In our never-ending quest to learn more and more about everything about this universe and the galaxies within it , the great minds at institutions like NASA and the Herschel Space Observatory find brilliant nuggets of wisdom and insightful indications of how life, the universe, and everything works.
Guide: How to Choose the Right Tablet for Your Needs
If you’re an Android person, get the new Galaxy Note 3, its stylus makes work much easier. Games – If you want to play casual games, your choice should be the iPad Air 2 or the Air Mini 3, as it has the richest selection of games.
8 Strange Items That Have Been Around Longer Than Man
According to researchers at the Field Museum in Chicago, this dust may grant us the facility to study the history and formation of our galaxy and solar system. By studying the age of these dust grains, the rate of growth of the Milky Way can be approximated.
These Observatories Document the Entire Expanse of Space
These include galaxies, stars, planets, moons, asteroids, nebulae, black holes, and many other things, some still yet to be discovered. Astronomers everywhere have dedicated their lives to discovering more of these incredible expansive phenomena.
THIS is the True Scale of Our Universe...
Now, staying on that scale - the Milky Way galaxy would be the size of the United States - that's almost incomprehensible.
The Samsung Stare Contest - Terrific!!
Find out how people in Zurich used their eyes to win a Samsung Galaxy S4 of their own. Participants had to keep a direct eye contact with the phone for an hour to win, using the S4's retina identification technology.
These Planets Are the Strangest Ones In the Known Universe
The universe is truly a fascinating expanse of mass, with endless star systems and galaxies that function perfectly, supporting different forms of existence. After all, even planets may have some life, and need light to live.
I Never Knew Hermit Crabs Did This. Wow.
After a while, a pattern emerges, not unlike a flower, a diagram or a galaxy of little sand balls. If you look closely, you'll see how perfectly spherical the little balls are. Watch the amazing creation of the 'sand ball galaxy' in action: I Never Knew Hermit Crabs Did This.
Behold the Colorful and Unearthly Beauty of Our Universe!
Nebula, galaxies, suns and planets together create an amazing tapestry of shape and hue that astound the eye and gladden the heart. Enjoy this series of gorgeous photos that explore the known universe outside our little home planet.
These Are Some of the Best Astronomy Photos You'll See!
This year’s line-up includes stunning images of the raging surface of the sun, the Northern Lights, and depictions of galaxies that are light years away.
The Universe Is Full of Jewels, Did You Know That?
When seen from afar, condensing the endless spaces between the suns and galaxies of far, far away, we get to see how remarkable and utterly beautiful our universe is, twinkling in a thousand different colors, a million shapes, and endless variety.
Artist Transforms Ordinary Rooms into Glowing Murals
Hungarian born artist, Bogi Fabian, transforms entire rooms into life-like jungles, galaxies and underwater themed creations that glow in the dark. You really won't believe your eyes when you see these dazzling murals.
These Photos of Space Will Make You Feel Really Small!
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There's an Incredible Universe Out There...
Here's our Milky Way galaxy, contrasted by a night forest skyline. The Milky Way has a disc-like structure and it was first observed by famous astronomer Galileo Galilei.
Space Looks Breathtaking in These Amazing Photographs
Recently, space exploration has seen stunning progress, with various telescopes and satellites capturing a number of incredible photographs of our galaxy and beyond. Here are some of the best space photos of recent years. Click on images to enlarge 1.