Hubble telescope shows incredibly colorful view of evolving universe

NASA assembles a comprehensive picture of the universe, and it could go a long way toward teaching us how stars are formed.

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The universe is continually evolving, with stars and other celestial bodies dying and being born all the time. On Tuesday, NASA posted a comprehensive picture of this universe in progress, taken from the Hubble Space Telescope, and the incredibly colorful image shows us just how beautiful the universe really is.

The composite image was made from 841 orbits of telescope viewing time and contains approximately 10,000 galaxies, extending back to within a few hundred million years of the big bang.

The picture is truly breathtaking, and NASA suggests it'll go a long way toward helping us understand how stars are formed. If nothing else, it sure is very pretty to look at.

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Crave freelancer Anthony Domanico is passionate about all kinds of gadgets and apps. When not making words for the Internet, he can be found watching "Star Wars" or "Doctor Who" for like the zillionth time. His other car is a Tardis.

 

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