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See a supernova go from bright to oblivion in striking Hubble Space Telescope time-lapse

Hubble noticed a supernova on the outer fringe of spiral galaxy NGC 2525.  NASA, ESA, and A. Riess (STScI/JHU) and the SH0ES staff Acknowledgment: M. Zamani (ESA/Hubble) Titanic, runaway thermonuclear explosion. A disappearing act. Nature’s atomic bomb. NASA certain is aware of how to describe a supernova, the ultimate moments of a star’s existence. Seventy-million […]

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Scientists have figured out why some tarantulas are bright blue

A Cobalt Blue Tarantula (Hapolpelma lividum). Bastian Rast Tarantulas are intimidating arachnids. From lengthy furry legs to a propensity for nocturnal escapades, they positively rank excessive on the checklist of “spiders you would not wish to encounter in the midst of the evening”. However regardless of their fame and creep issue, some tarantulas are extra […]

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2020 Perseid meteor shower photos shine bright in a dark year

Meteor bathe season brings well-known time-lapse photographs of star trails crossed by streaking meteors. This one from Michigan is about as trippy as they arrive, captured over a two-hour interval above Lake Huron.  “Mars is within the decrease proper with reflection on Lake Huron,” explains photographer Samer Hariri. “A purple moon is rising on the horizon of […]