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Transient star grazing our solar system 'just left,' cosmically speaking

The nearest star beyond our own sun is 4 light-years away, but not long ago (in terms of cosmic time) a small binary star system buzzed the edge of our solar system, coming five times closer to Earth.

By February 18, 2015

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Cosmic love: Romance among the stars (pictures)

Ever felt a love that seemed bigger than anything you could possibly find on Earth? Wait till you see how nebulas and constellations show their softer sides.

8 Images By February 10, 2015

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Gravity in space produces a cosmic grin

Hubble has taken a photo of what seems to be a smiling cartoon face in the depths of space -- an effect produced by a phenomenon known as gravitational lensing.

By February 9, 2015

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GPS joins the hunt for dark matter in time-warping cosmic kinks

Timey-wimey, wibbly-wobbly: scientists reckon satellites and dead stars could hold the key to the mystery of dark matter.

By November 19, 2014

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Cosmic effort provides best view yet of distant colliding galaxies

Behold the best look yet at a massive intergalactic train wreck in progress. It's also a glimpse at what the universe looked like when it was only half its current age.

By August 26, 2014

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Cosmic! Check out the official 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Lego

Marvel's intergalactic misfits hit the big screen this summer, but they're blasting off into shops now in three Lego sets.

By June 2, 2014

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Cosmic beauty, photographed from the desert (pictures)

Two photographers and their students brave threatening weather in Arizona to capture these stunningly beautiful pictures of our galaxy.

7 Images By May 17, 2014

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Stars play a game of cosmic catch, create rare magnetar

Astronomers use the Very Large Telescope to reveal a space drama involving two unique stars in the Ara constellation.

By May 14, 2014

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Evidence of the Big Bang found in a cosmic 'double rainbow'

You should probably read this. It's only potentially one of the most important revelations in physics since Einstein's days.

By March 17, 2014

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Comet ISON may put on a cosmic show for Earth (pictures)

Already visible from Earth with binoculars, ISON will get up close and personal with the sun on Thanksgiving Day.

10 Images By November 27, 2013