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Bolshoi Simulation | Movie Bolshoi Simulation | Movie Bolshoi Movies Bolshoi Simulation Galaxies in Observed and Simulated Universes. Populating DM Halos with Galaxies How typical are the Milky Way Satellites? How typical are the Milky Way Satellites? Version2 The Formation of the Milky Way and its Neighbors.
Edge of Space {Ep.43} - Άκρα του Σύμπαντος (χωρίς)
Cosmos ISS

Description 3D simulation of the Solar System and night sky in real time - the Sun, planets, dwarf planets, comets, stars and constellations. - Heliocentric view with real-time positions of planets and planetary orbits - Schematic and realistic sizes of the planets and distances between them - Movement of the planets in time to see how they move in relation to each other - Virtual Orrery - Planetary exploration with info texts and additional views such as structure - Dwarf planets (Pluto, Ceres, Haumea, Makemake. Eris) and their orbits - Comets (Siding Spring, Lovejoy 2013, Lovejoy 2011, Panstarrs, ISON, Halley) - positions and trajectories - Stars and constellation of the night sky as viewed from a given location - Changes in the night sky during night, month and year - Searching of the stars and constellation, ecliptic line, grid lines and more

Interactive 3D model of Solar System Planets and Night Sky

Interactive 3D model of Solar System Planets and Night Sky
Astrophotography

International Astronomical Union | IAU
Recent Scenes from Antarctica - Alan Taylor - In Focus Recent Scenes from Antarctica - Alan Taylor - In Focus Winter is coming back to Antarctica and, after a busy season for both scientists and tourists, most researchers stationed there have traveled north for the season. Among them were a Russian team that recently came within 30 meters of drilling into Lake Vostok -- a subglacial lake some 4,000 meters below the surface of the ice -- and the crew of the IceCube Neutrino Observatory, who have been burying a massive array of detectors deep in the ice. (They placed their final detector in December.) Gathered here are recent images of Antarctica, its environment, and some of the scientific work taking place there. [47 photos]
Bioluminescence and Weather Phenomena | Phil Hart - Astronomy, Photography and Peak Oil
Ride an SRB video into space
Superfluid in Neutron Star's Core
Chandra :: Resources :: Neutron Stars (Illustrations) Chandra :: Resources :: Neutron Stars (Illustrations) 12. Still Illustrations of White Dwarf Gravitational Wave MergerTwo white dwarf stars, orbiting each other in a death grip and destined to merge, may be flooding space right now with gravitational waves. These waves are ripples in space-time predicted by Einstein but never detected directly. Einstein predicted that accelerating, massive objects emit gravitational waves, which propagate through space at light speed. A passing wave will cause the Earth, Moon and all matter to bob, like a buoy on the ocean, subtly altering the distance between them. (Credit: GSFC/D.Berry)
quark star
IceCube Blog IceCube Blog A guest blog post from Professor James Madsen about a talk he heard at the April American Physical Society meeting: At the recent April Meeting of the American Physical Society in Atlanta, I heard three talks that examined different perspectives on the report of neutrinos that travel faster than light. This story received tremendous coverage from the popular media. Many colleagues recounted being questioned about neutrinos from a wide range of acquaintances. It certainly generated a lot of interest in a field that involves concepts that have few everyday analogs, and so is difficult to convey in a short article.
Diagram of the Hubble Space Telescope, 1981
Building the Digital Optical Module (DOM)
NASA SPACECRAFT HITS THE MOON: There's a new crater on the Moon. NASA's LADEE spacecraft, on a mission since Sept. 2013 to study the lunar atmosphere, has crashed. This event was deliberate. LADEE was near the end of its planned mission and the grazing impact gave researchers a chance to study "lunar air" very close to the Moon's surface: full story. M7-CLASS SOLAR FLARE (UPDATED): Sunspot AR2036 erupted today, April 18th, at 1307 UT, producing a strong M7-class solar flare. NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory recorded the extreme ultraviolet flash: SpaceWeather.com -- News and information about meteor showers, solar flares, auroras, and near-Earth asteroids

SpaceWeather.com -- News and information about meteor showers, solar flares, auroras, and near-Earth asteroids

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ESA ESO

Los Cielos de América
NASA | STEREO reveals the Entire Sun
The Supercomputer Supernova
LROC Image Browser
Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera The 16th LROC Planetary Data System release includes images acquired between 2013-06-16 to 2013-09-15. This release contains 69,168 EDR images - totaling 7.9 TB, and 69,168 CDR images - totaling 16 TB. An additional 48 NAC Digital Terrain Models (DTM) and 7 NAC Region Of Interest (ROI) mosaics were also released as part our this LROC RDR volume, making a total of 171 NAC DTMs and 100 NAC ROI mosaics released to date. Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera
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Discover the cosmos! Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer. 2005 March 28 A Tether in Space Credit: TSS-1, STS-46 Crew, NASA 2005 March 28 - A Tether in Space 2005 March 28 - A Tether in Space
Captain's Log November 12, 2013 Four months ago, our cameras on Cassini were commanded to execute a routine imaging sequence during an event that was anything but routine. Official Source of Cassini images of Saturn, its rings & moons

Official Source of Cassini images of Saturn, its rings & moons

Curiosity Cam, Ustream.TV: THIS WEEK (NOV. 29): ENGINEERS AND TECHNICIANS ARE FINISHING SYSTEMS TESTS BETWEEN THE ROVER AND OTHER SPACECRAFT COMPONENTS (IN

UPCOMING EVENT NASA Tech Benefits Earth 7 p.m. PT (10 p.m. ET, 0200 UTC), Thursday, April 10, 2014 NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory is known for missions that greatly impact our understanding of the solar system and the universe. But the ground breaking research and development done at JPL has also had many impacts on everyday life on earth. JPL innovations can be found everywhere, from farms to hospitals to our very own homes.
Titan flash v.12
Herschel Space Observatory

Galaxy Zoo: Hubble

Few have witnessed what you're about to see Experience a privileged glimpse of the distant universe as observed by the SDSS, the Hubble Space Telescope, and UKIRT Roughly one hundred billion galaxies are scattered throughout our observable Universe, each a glorious system that might contain billions of stars. Many are remarkably beautiful, and the aim of Galaxy Zoo is to study them, assisting astronomers in attempting to understand how the galaxies we see around us formed, and what their stories can tell us about the past, present and future of our Universe as a whole. more The launch of this new version of Galaxy Zoo, the 4th, comes just a few weeks after the site’s 5th birthday.
News Blog - Mike Lynch's "Exploding" Telescope Here's a cautionary story about someone who was careful with his observing gear — and still got burned. Some of you probably know (or know of) Mike Lynch, an avid amateur astronomer who hosts frequent star parties in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area. He's the author of several skywatching books, writes a column for the Twin Cities' Pioneer Press, and hosts an astronomy website. You might not know that he's been a meteorologist for radio station WCCO for nearly 30 years. A week ago Lynch headed off to the radio station after observing the night before with his 14½-inch Starmaster Dobsonian.
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Pillow Astronaut
NASA-engineered collision spills new Moon secrets
Astroblog
Computer Physics Lab
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