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Super telescope captures sensational image of Andromeda galaxy

If you thought the Milky Way was the bee's knees, wait till you see this unreal high-definition shot of our nearest spiral galaxy neighbor.

By July 31, 2013


Inside NASA's high-stakes Hubble repair mission

This post initially misstated the distance of the Andromeda galaxy. It's 2.5 million light years from home.

By March 15, 2010


A star is born -- literally -- and it's stunning

Meet Herbig-Haro object HH 46/47, a very energetic youngster of a star 1,400 light-years away.

By August 20, 2013


New Alienware PC lands tonight

Alienware set to announce a new desktop gaming computer tonight at 11 p.m. ET.

By January 17, 2012


Can you really hear a scream in space?

As the Alien tagline goes, no one can hear a scream in space. But then again, no one's ever put this to the test ... until now.

By October 28, 2012


Hubble looks back 13.2 billion years in deepest view yet

Combining images taken over the past 10 years in what amounts to a 2 million second time exposure, the Hubble Space Telescope has captured the deepest view of the universe yet achieved.

By September 25, 2012


A rare look at a star's demise in a supermassive black hole

Researchers have documented a black hole's feasting in such detail that they're able to infer its size as well as the type of star that fell prey to its gluttony.

By May 2, 2012


The final frontier is yours to explore on your iPad

Take a trip to the stars with this high-res science and discovery app that's optimized for the new iPad.

By March 28, 2012


blinkbox: Top Gear and Doctor Who available for download. Again

Video streaming and download site blinkbox has secured content from BBC Worldwide to sell for £1.90 an episode -- including Top Gear and Doctor Who, surprisingly

By August 20, 2009


Scientists find asteroid probe, need can opener

Japanese and other scientists have recovered part of a space probe that returned to Earth after landing on a distant asteroid on a sample recovery mission. Do they dare open it?

By June 16, 2010