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Incredible Photo of a Supernova at Peak Brightness Captured by Hubble

Even if Hubble had been a total disaster spewing one crappy image after the other for more than two decades, it would have been worth it just for this single image: a supernova explosion in the galaxy M82, taken on January 31, as it approached peak brightness. Read More >>

This 10 Year Old Just Discovered a Supernova

There goes any feeling of accomplishment us grown ups had today. Ten year old Nathan Gray just discovered a supernova, unseating his own sister as the world's youngest to do so. Talk about sibling rivalries. Read More >>

Scientists Think They Have Captured the Birth of a Black Hole

This stunningly trippy object is W49B, a supernova remnant 26,000 light years away from Earth. It's just a thousand yeas old, which in cosmological terms is not even a heartbeat in the life of a human. It may also be the birth place of a newborn black hole, the youngest ever detected in the galaxy. Read More >>

Why Is There a Goddess' Egg Floating In Space?

This image reminds me of an ovum—a female egg. But it's not inside anything on Earth. It's floating in the vastness of space—about 9,000 light years from here, in the constellation of Cassiopeia. It's the Tycho supernova remnant. Read More >>

NASA to Stupid Doomsayers: The World Won't End Consumed By a Supernova in 2012

I find this funny and sad at the same time: someone at NASA had to write an article explaining the obvious to the usual morons — the doomsaying clowns claiming that the world will end in 2012 because of a nearby supernova. Read More >>


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