Littered across the cosmos are massive, dead galaxies, containing roughly half the stars in the known Universe. Much about them remains a mystery, but a study suggests that they may have rotted from the inside out.
In anticipation of April 24th, NASA is padding its Instagram all weekend with short movie clips celebrating the scope that’s brought us some of our most iconic and awe-inspiring images of the universe.
Photographer Thierry Legault shot what may be the coolest view yet of yesterday's solar eclipse: the International Space Station's weird little silhouette flying across a thin sliver of visible sun. Read More >>
Artist Kelli Anderson has designed a pop-up book that is packed with 3D contraptions, like the mini planetarium shown here. The cleverly placed holes proeject real constellations with the help of a phone's camera flash. Read more >>