195 Results for

esa

Article

Here's what the Pillars of Creation look like in three dimensions

Data from the Very Large Telescope in Chile suggests that it would be more appropriate to call the Eagle Nebula's famous gas formation the "Pillars of Destruction."

By April 30, 2015

Article

Messenger probe ends mission with crash into Mercury

The space probe has spent the past four years collecting and beaming back data from the planet closest to the sun.

By April 30, 2015

Article

Happy 25th birthday, Hubble Space Telescope

It almost failed before it had even begun, yet it has far outlived its planned lifespan, becoming a treasure of untold value. Crave talks to some of the engineers who've kept it going.

By April 24, 2015

Article

Take a space flight through a sparkling stellar nursery

To celebrate the 25th birthday of the Hubble telescope, check out this stunning visualisation of a flight through a nebula, the place where stars are born.

By April 23, 2015

Article

Astronaut snaps epic 'Star Trek' selfie in space

Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti pays tribute to a "Star Trek" icon with a cosplay photo in zero gravity.

By April 20, 2015

Article

'Thor's Helmet' is a strikingly beautiful, messy nebula

To celebrate the release of "Age of Ultron," a type of star that will "live fast and die hard" is creating a nebula fitting for a Norse god. (Well, not really for that reason.)

By April 20, 2015

Article

Rosetta captures the birth of a comet dust jet

Good timing allowed Rosetta's imaging system to witness a dust jet shooting out from the surface of Comet 67P.

By April 20, 2015

Article

The Milky Way was probably even more dazzling in its youth

Ten billion years ago, the Milky Way may have looked much more like a colorful, even berry-licious, cosmic sundae.

By April 10, 2015

Article

One Einstein ring to rule them all

Gravitational lensing has produced a spectacular ring from a starburst galaxy nearly 12 billion light-years from Earth.

By April 7, 2015

Article

Scantily clad booth babes at tech trade shows get wardrobe check

RSA Conference follows other associations in writing new dress codes for its exhibitors. And that means no more tube tops, minidresses or bodysuits for women -- or men -- staffing their booths.

By March 31, 2015