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Andromeda's halo is gargantuan. Extending millions of light years, if we could see in our night sky it would be 100 times the diameter of the Moon or 50 degrees across! Credit: NASA

The merger of the Milky Way and Andromeda galaxy won’t happen for another 4 billion years, but the recent discovery of a massive halo of hot gas around Andromeda may mean our galaxies are already touching.

We got to the moon with a computer less powerful than your cell phone. Humanity is truly incredible.

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Space solar system meme - Funny and True! We got to the moon with a computer less powerful than your cell phone!

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Astronomers just discovered one of the most massive objects in the universe hiding behind the Milky Way

Does our galaxy have a HALO?

Does our galaxy have a HALO?

The dark, nearly invisible halo stretches about a million light-years from its host galaxy, halfway to our own Milky Way galaxy, Indiana researchers found.

False the sun is not 93 million miles away it is 30,000 miles away and equal size to the moon. We are the Tera firma below the firmament.

Sun, Moon and Earth - 42 Facts About Space, A Homage to Douglas Adams

In an interview with Time magazine, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson was asked the question: "What is the most astounding fact you can share with us about the universe?"    The famed scientist and author gives an answer that is perhaps as eloquent as it is mind-blowing; as beautiful as it is sublime.

The Most Astounding Fact About The Universe Is ...

10 Questions for Neil deGrasse Tyson, astrophysicist and Director of the Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History and host of NOVA scienceNOW.

STARS bracelet  The core of the galaxy Blue Stars .Parecido AM 0644-741- a diamond-encrusted bracelet, a ring of brilliant blue star clusters wraps around the yellowish nucleus which was once a normal spiral galaxy. This image Credit: Hubble Space Telescope NASA

STARS bracelet The core of the galaxy Blue Stars .Parecido AM a diamond-encrusted bracelet, a ring of brilliant blue star clusters wraps around the yellowish nucleus which was once a normal spiral galaxy. This image Credit: Hubble Space Telescop

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