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nebulae

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NASA celebrates Halloween with space ghost images

NASA offers up wispy images of three dying stars to show how space generates its own ghosts.

By Oct. 29, 2013

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Tour the Milky Way in 20 billion pixels

NASA has launched an interactive map of the Milky Way galaxy, constructed over the course of 10 years from more than 2 million infrared images from the Spitzer Space Telescope.

By Mar. 21, 2014

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Ye gods! Royal Observatory chooses best space pics

From galaxies to moonrises, the Astronomy Photographer of the Year images offer stunning views of the universe.

By Sep. 24, 2013

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China duels U.S. on supercomputer speed list

The U.S. Department of Energy's Jaguar system kept the No. 1 spot on the Top500 list, but China's new Nebulae is close behind at No. 2.

By May. 31, 2010

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The true shape of the Ring Nebula

New images from NASA's Hubble telescope reveal that the Ring Nebula is more complex than we knew. It's not a bagel, but a jelly doughnut.

By May. 24, 2013

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Nvidia helps China to supercomputer crown

Processors from Nvidia play a big role in powering what the graphics chip supplier claims is now the fastest supercomputer in the world. The China-based machine has achieved 2.507 petaflops.

By Oct. 27, 2010

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Swarm of quadrotors lights up the Austrian sky

This formation of 50 flying LED drones may appear to be a UFO, but it's really a programmable formation of 3D shapes. Could this catch on as a form of art?

By Sep. 6, 2012

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Helix Nebula sparkles in a new light (video)

A newly released image of the planetary nebula taken in infrared light brings into view what normally can't be seen in visible light.

By Jan. 20, 2012

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China supercomputer design points to future speed kings

China has muscled into the No. 2 supercomputing ranking using Nvidia graphics chips--a technology that Intel is now pursuing.

By Jun. 1, 2010

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Canon 60Da tackles astrophotography after 7-year hiatus

The camera's modified infrared filter is designed to bring out the red colors of nebulae and other photographic subjects in space.

By Apr. 3, 2012