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By Jamie Condliffe on at

Earlier this month we discovered that Ceres’ pair of mysterious bright spots were, in fact, not two—they were many, many more. Now, we’ve got the closest look yet of the spots thanks to NASA’s Dawn mission. Read More >>

By Attila Nagy on at

It’s amazing what scientists can recreate in a lab, including plasma many times hotter than the centre of our own sun. In the middle of the photo above you can see a little star, white hot plasma produced by a 200-trillion watt laser. Read More >>

If you walked by a wall decorated with this design, you probably wouldn’t immediately recognise the patterns as stars and nebulae. That’s because the imagery, which is dug out of NASA’s massive image archive, has been inverted — hence its name Inverted Spaces. See more >>