11 07, 2015

NuSTAR Stares at the Sun: NASA Image of the DAY

By |2016-11-03T10:43:39+00:00July 11th, 2015|Science & Space|

Never look directly at the sun! Unless you're NuSTAR, then it's totally okay. In fact if you are NuSTAR then you definitely should because you can get images like this. NuSTAR is the Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array, NASA's high-energy X-ray telescope(s). It/they can safely look directly into the sun and [...]

18 06, 2015

Death Star Found Near Saturn: NASA Image of the Day

By |2016-11-03T10:44:41+00:00June 18th, 2015|Science & Space|

In a stunning development NASA researchers have found a naturally occurring "Death Star" orbiting Saturn. Reportedly after coming out of hyper space the crew of a small space freighter followed a short range fighter toward a small moon prompting one crewman to say, "He's headed to that small moon." In [...]

7 05, 2015

Celestial Fireworks: NASA Image of the Day

By |2016-11-03T10:46:41+00:00May 7th, 2015|Science & Space|

The brilliant tapestry of young stars flaring to life resemble a glittering fireworks display in the 25th anniversary NASA Hubble Space Telescope image, released to commemorate a quarter century of exploring the solar system and beyond since its launch on April 24, 1990. To capture this image, Hubble’s near-infrared Wide [...]

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