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Dramatic video shows lightning strikes from space

Using the Nightpod camera stand aboard the International Space Station, an astronaut captures a series of dramatic lightning strikes as seen from above our clouds.

By January 28, 2015

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Dogged Beagle 2 probe found on Mars after a decade of mystery

Photos from orbit show the plucky probe landed right where it was supposed to.

By January 16, 2015

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Colliding black holes could warp space-time itself

If the two black holes meet, they could release as much energy as 100 million supernova explosions as they shatter their galaxy, a new study finds.

By January 9, 2015

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Fly through 100 million stars with 4K video of NASA Andromeda image

A video fly-through of a high-definition image of the Andromeda Galaxy helps put the vastness of the universe in perspective.

By January 7, 2015

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Hubble revisits 'Pillars of Creation' in gorgeous high-def image

NASA pulls out all the Hubble stops with a fresh look at the unreal columns of gas surrounded by sparkling stars found in the Eagle Nebula.

By January 6, 2015

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Omega Skywalker: A watch for astronauts

Omega has announced a new version of its historic space watch, incorporating elements designed by astronaut Jean-François Clervoy.

By December 15, 2014

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Official Rosetta image reveals comet's true colors

Not long ago, the Internet was speculating that Comet 67P was on the reddish side, but a new image from the European Space Agency shows the comet goes for gray.

By December 12, 2014

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Rosetta finds comets carry more 'Star Trek' fuel than expected

Rosetta researchers think comets are less likely to be the source of Earth's water than previously thought, which also makes them a great source of fuel for fictional starship warp cores.

By December 11, 2014

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Cassini peeks up Jupiter's skirt

Back in 2000, Cassini took a rare shot of Jupiter from directly underneath the Giant Planet's south pole -- red spot and all.

By December 9, 2014

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NASA's New Horizons awakens for meeting with Pluto

After nine years in stasis en route to the outer limits of the solar system, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has woken up in preparation for its Pluto survey.

By December 7, 2014