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NASA Unveils InSight, Next Mission to Mars

NASA Unveils InSight, Next Mission to Mars

Mars Interior Artist rendition of the formation of rocky bodies in the solar system - how they form and differentiate and evolve into terrestrial planets.

Habitability in our solar system. Credit: UPR Arecibo, NASA PhotoJournal.

A new study by the University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo shows the first quantitative evaluation of planetary habitability. The study identifies some potential habitats in the solar system and also shows how the habitability .

35 #Facts About #Space That Will Blow Away Your Freaking Mind - Youth Connect #SpaceFacts

Solar System Scale: Third Stone from the Sun, We Are! The Sun Mercury Venus Earth Mars Jupiter Saturn Uranus Neptune

How Galaxies are Classified by Type (Infographic) by Karl Tate, Infographics Artist

Oh my god so much science! How Galaxies are Classified by Type (Infographic) by Karl Tate, Infographics Artist

Darkness

Little is known about black holes but several scientists in history have developed their own theories. Here is a list of 25 crazy facts about black holes

Are We Alone In The Universe? Infographic

Humans have been looking for the answer to this question for centuries . and have likely been asking it for much, much longer. For there to be life

Cathedral to Massive Stars | Estimates made from distance, brightness and standard solar models had given one star in the open cluster #Pismis24 over 200 times the mass of our Sun, making it one of the most massive stars known. This star is the brightest object located just above the gas front in the featured image. Pismis 24-1 derives its brilliant luminosity not from a single star but from three at least. Component stars would still remain near 100 solar masses...

Pismis located at the core of small open star cluster Pismis can be seen in this image provided by NASA and ESA. The star cluster Pismis 24 lies in the core of the large emission nebula NGC 6357 that extends on the arm of the Sagittarius constellation.

Top 5 Habitable Alien Planets. Liquid water, surface temperature (responsible for water in the liquid form), and presence of chlorophyll are essential for life as we know it.  Perhaps the chlorophyll could be introduced (?)

Funny pictures about Top 5 Habitable Alien Planets. Oh, and cool pics about Top 5 Habitable Alien Planets. Also, Top 5 Habitable Alien Planets.

While orbiting the Earth, the International Space Station ISS aligned itself with the Earth's curvature.

Orbit, open space, the International Space Station aligned with Earth's curvature.

Supernova Mikulski

Supernova Mikulski

Many galaxies (© NASA/AP)

Galactic Wreckage in Stephan's Quintet - A clash among members of a famous galaxy quintet reveals an assortment of stars across a wide color range, from young, blue stars to aging, red stars. This group is also known as the Hickson Compact Group 92

[ARTICLE] The mystery of dark matter has just become even more mysterious.

Serious Blow to Dark Matter Theories? - New study finds mysterious lack of dark matter in Sun’s neighbourhood

Coiled Creature of the Night - NASA Spitzer Space Telescope

Coiled Creature of the Night - NASA Spitzer Space Telescope

The galaxy NGC 1097 is located 50 million light-years away. The "eye" at the center of the galaxy is actually a monstrous black hole surrounded by a ring of stars.

Astrônomos observam pela primeira vez uma galáxia morrendo

Galaxy in Throes of Death Spied for Time - Astronomers believe a bright dwarf galaxy relatively close to Earth’s Milky Way and trailing fireballs is the first clear example of a galaxy in the act of dying. The galaxy, in the Virgo Cluster, is called

Chart of arguments for gamma function identities

Diagram of identities satisfied by the gamma function and related functions

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