A Confused Galactic V

NASA/ESA Hubble Check out a galactic-sized “flying V in this image of interacting galaxies IC 2184 from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope. Explore the two nearly edge-on galaxies as they begin their billion-year-long dance. What shapes or stories do you see in...

Carnival of Space #272

It’s time for another roundup of the latest space news from various blogs around cyberspace; something we call Carnival of Space. Watch your step and look up as you board the latest ride through the carnival. Perhaps the biggest, certainly the most exciting,...

A Rainbow Tightly Spun

NASA, ESA, CXC, JPL, Caltech and STScI Tightly spun filaments of color wind around the core of the Pinwheel galaxy in this combo image from four of NASA’s Great Observatories. Explore the arching tails of color in this image. What stories or pictures do you see?...

Salt and Pepper

ESA/Hubble & NASA Salt and pepper hang in amorphous star clouds in this image of irregular galaxy DDO 82 from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Explore the partial spiral structure of DDO 82, also known as UGC 5692. What stories or shapes do you see? Leave a...

Anthill

Image Credit: NASA, ESA and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA) Acknowledgment: R. Sahai (Jet Propulsion Lab) and B. Balick (University of Washington) The Hubble Space Telescope shows us another example of how our Sun might die in 5 billion years. The “Ant...